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Davis’ Passing Could Renew Raiders-To-L.A. Talk

Houston Texans fan holds an Al Davis R.I.P. sign during the Oakland Raiders game against the Houston Texans on October 9, 2011 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raider owner, Al Davis died at age 82 at his home Saturday morning.(Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Houston Texans fan holds an Al Davis R.I.P. sign during the Oakland Raiders game against the Houston Texans on October 9, 2011 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raider owner, Al Davis died at age 82 at his home Saturday morning.(Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

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By Timothy Bella, CBSLosAngeles.com

OAKLAND, Calif. (CBS Los Angeles) – When Oakland county and city legislators approved the return of the Raiders from Los Angeles in July of 1995, Al Davis and the silver and black looked to be coming home for the long haul.

“It is an economic shot in the arm and one that is symbolic of good things to come,” said then-Oakland City Councilwoman Sheila Jordan at the time.

Sixteen years later, the franchise’s future is unclear and good things may not be on the way.

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