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Next step in Shockoe ballpark discussions postponed

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A meeting set for Thursday between Richmond's Mayor and City Council members is being rescheduled, according to a mayor's spokesperson.

The meeting was supposed to give council members an opportunity to learn more details about the proposal.

Five council members said they would vote against the plan, in part due to a lack of details, leading Mayor Dwight Jones to pull the plan moments before a vote on Tuesday.

The proposal is still alive, but the mayor must reintroduce it at a later date and hope to persuade at least one council member to change their vote.

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