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Roof at Mercedes-Benz Stadium open for business
Atlanta Falcons
Blue sky and sunshine are seen through the roof of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium after the roof was opened during a demonstration for the media Wednesday, in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — With a few shorts blasts of a horn, the intricate steel structure came to life. Slowly, the eight mammoth pods above Mercedes-Benz Stadium began to slide along railroad-like tracks, revealing the towering downtown skyline off to the east, the glimmering gold dome of the state capitol to the south, and a brilliant blue sky sprinkled with puffy, white clouds overhead.