Bakersfield Blaze owners kill new stadium

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The owners of the Bakersfield Blaze, Gene Voiland and Chad Hathaway, announced a privately-financed stadium is unlikely.

Voiland and Hathaway said they made efforts to raise money from inside Kern County and nationally, but those contributions fell short of the sum required.

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Voiland and Hathaway thanked their contributors and said it would have been a landmark of the city.

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