Pontiac Silverdome undergoes renovations

New ownership begins renovations on Detroit Lions' former home in Pontiac

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The Silverdome's roof was deflated Jan. 3, 2012 as it underwent renovations.

PONTIAC, Mich. - Renovations are underway at the Detroit Lions' former home in Pontiac.

The Silverdome's roof was deflated Thursday while the group that owns the building says a new roof with solar panels will be installed this spring.

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They're updating the Silverdome so it can be an option for a variety of events.

The Lions stopped playing at the dome in 2002. They've been at Ford Field in downtown Detroit ever since.

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