New Orleans' Super Bowl hosts to gain sponsor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans' preparations to host the next Super Bowl are stepping up.

A Wednesday night news conference has been set for the Super Bowl Host Committee Volunteer Services Program.

Organizers say the event also will include a sponsorship announcement.

The news conference was set for 6 p.m. in New Orleans' Lafayette Square and was to include representatives from the New Orleans Saints and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation.

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