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Glendale residents may vote to change Coyotes deal

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Just when it seemed that a deal between the Coyotes and the city of Glendale was set to go, a new twist today will allow voters to potentially change that decision. 

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge said residents will now have the ability to put the issue to a ballot.  Glendale residents now have about three weeks to gather enough signatures to move a public referendum forward. 

"We've been shut out while the city council has spent hundreds of millions of dollars, and they've never listened to us about what we want," said Gilbert resident Ken Jones.

The case comes as part of the Goldwater Institute's attempt to invalidate the entire agreement between the city and the team's buyer. The judge has still not made a final decision on the case.

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