Bears envision an ‘entertainment destination with multiple facets’ in Arlington Heights. But team cautions it still is in the exploration phase.

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CHICAGO — Chairman George McCaskey was careful Monday to note the Chicago Bears still are in the exploratory phase of their potential purchase of the former Arlington International Racecourse property. But he also called the possible new stadium site in Arlington Heights an “outstanding, long-term proposition with high potential for the Bears.” During a video news conference to discuss the search for a new general manager and coach, McCaskey and President and CEO Ted Phillips made their first public comments about the project since the Bears signed a $197.2 million purchase agreement for the p…

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