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Update: Shockoe Bottom plan draws protesters

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BOB BROWN

Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, left, laughs at a remark by Richmond Flying Squirrels Vice President and COO Todd "Parney" Parnell, right after Jones unveiled his plan for as Shockoe Bottom baseball and business complex during a press conference in Richmond, VA Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

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RICHMOND -- If Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones thought the inclusion of a slavery memorial would dampen the opposition to building a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom, he learned firsthand today that his critics don’t plan to turn down the volume just yet.

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BOB BROWN

Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, left, laughs at a remark by Richmond Flying Squirrels Vice President and COO Todd "Parney" Parnell, right after Jones unveiled his plan for as Shockoe Bottom baseball and business complex during a press conference in Richmond, VA Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.