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Bombers close to sell-out for home opener at new stadium

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The seats should be full for the Bombers season opener June 27.

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The seats should be full for the Bombers season opener June 27.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers said this morning they are approaching an Investors Group Field sell-out for their 2013 CFL season opener June 27 vs. Montreal.

As of this morning, 31,500 tickets have been sold for the opener, with 2,000 seats remaining at the new stadium for that game.

The official opening ceremony that night will be co-hosted by Bombers legend Chris Walby and actress, singer, dancer, producer and director Laura Lussier.

Half-time entertainment for the 8 p.m. opener will be provided by Tom Cochrane.

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