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Will UM/UCF Game Be All Wet?

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University of Central Florida will host the University of Memphis in their brand-new stadium on Saturday. Will our city officials be paying attention? You can bet theirs will be, as a situation with opening-day concessions has caused an uproar.

From the Orlando Sentinel: "UCF President John Hitt today blasted the concession contractor at Bright House Networks Stadium for failing to stock enough bottled water for sale at last Saturday's inaugural game, saying the firm must do better 'or their successor will.'

Fans were angered when bottled water ran out during the third quarter of last week's game. There were no public water fountains installed at the stadium. Officials plan to ramp up the number of bottles — from 30,000 to 135,000 — to be sold for this week's game and to have at least 10 water fountains working.

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