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Newark City Council Approves New Deal With Devils Over Arena

Better but still not good, councilmembers say

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The Newark City Council voted today to approve a deal between the city and the New Jersey Devils that could end what Mayor Cory Booker once called "an enraging five-year odyssey."

Yet despite approving the measure, 7-1, council members said the odyssey has left permanent scars on some city leaders.