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TALK GETS TOUGH IN LIONS STADIUM NEGOTIATIONS
Published May 15, 1995
"Talk is getting tough and the opportunities for compromise are growing slim" as the Lions and the the city of Pontiac bargain over an extension of the team's lease. Pontiac City Council President Adrian Spinks: "I don't think either side has a lot of wiggle room and consequently you get to a point where there's not much room for improvement. Both sides "remain optimistic," however, that a deal can be reached that gives the lions a share of the stadium revenue (AP/N.Y. TIMES, 5/15).