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KATY, Texas -- It was a bad night for stadium financing in the Houston area, with one suburban district voting down a bond issue that would have built a deluxe high school football stadium.

Voters in the Katy school district on Tuesday voted down a bond package that would have provided $69.5 million for a new, 14,000-seat football stadium.

The rejection came the same day as voters in Harris County at large rejected a plan to turn the Astrodome into a convention center.

Some local tea party members opposed the Katy bond program, saying the district shouldn t take on more debt.

It went on the ballot one year after the Dallas suburb of Allen opened a $60 million stadium.

>> Click here for live results on the Katy ISD bond $99 million for schools

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