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Taxpayers' money at stake with downtown plan

A $5.9 million plan turns into a $7.5 million bill. Development would help pay debts that would otherwise fall to residents.

6:30 PM, Nov. 3, 2013
Construction crews begin tearing down the CenterPoint MarketPlace building in 2012 in downtown Stevens Point.
Construction crews begin tearing down the CenterPoint MarketPlace building in 2012 in downtown Stevens Point.
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Editor's note: Following is the final part of a two-story series on the complicated past and uncertain future of development in downtown Stevens Point. On Saturday, Stevens Point Journal Media documented the rise and fall of the CenterPoint MarketPlace mall. Today's exclusive report focuses on the potential cost to taxpayers.

Bernie Coerper stands on Main Street on a cold, sunny day in January 2011 gathering signatures on a petition. He wants to force the city to take the pulse of residents before Mayor Andrew Halverson's plan to buy and raze the downtown mall moves forward.

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