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Officials Warn Of Traffic Tie-Ups Near Debate Site

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Traffic is expected to be a huge disruption outside the Thomas & Mack arena Wednesday as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off for their third and final presidential debate in Las Vegas.

Campus, city and police officials warn that streets and freeways could close for security. However, concerns about a conflict with concert-goers at the nearby T-Mobile Arena are no longer warranted. 

The Rolling Stones concert set for Wednesday at the arena was cancelled because Mick Jagger has laryngitis.

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Frozen zones are expected between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday in and around McCarran International Airport, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and some major roads crossing the Las Vegas Strip.

UNLV spokesman Tony Allen calls the debate a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — even in a town with lots of experience hosting big events.