Deal reached in Detroit hockey arena complaint

Updated: Thursday, August 7, 2014

DETROIT (AP) - Federal officials have reached a deal with Olympia Entertainment to improve access for people with disabilities at Joe Louis Arena, the Detroit Red Wing venue.
    
The U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday that the settlement also includes full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act at a planned 18,000-seat hockey arena and entertainment complex near downtown.
    
It resolves a complaint filed by a patron with a disability who couldn't attend Red Wing games at Joe Louis Arena. It requires Olympia Entertainment to provide 45 wheelchair accessible seats, and improve accessibility in restrooms and at concession stands.
    
The NHL's Red Wings are expected to move to the new stadium in 2017.
    
The Associated Press left a message Wednesday seeking comment from Olympia Entertainment.

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January 29, 2015 08:06 GMT

NBA

Wednesday's Games

Philadelphia 89, Detroit 69

Cleveland 99, Portland 94

Toronto 119, Sacramento 102

Denver 93, New Orleans 85

Houston 99, Dallas 94

Minnesota 110, Boston 98

Atlanta 113, Brooklyn 102

New York 100, Oklahoma City 92

San Antonio 95, Charlotte 86

L.A. Clippers 94, Utah 89

Phoenix 106, Washington 98

Thursday's Games

Milwaukee at Orlando, 7 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Denver at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Chicago at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Wednesday's Games

New Jersey 2, Toronto 1, SO

Washington 4, Pittsburgh 0

Los Angeles 4, Chicago 3

Thursday's Games

Boston at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Arizona at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Nashville at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Buffalo at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Anaheim at San Jose, 10 p.m.

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