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Published July 5, 1995
WI Governor Tommy Thompson said Monday that an announcement on funding for a new park for the Brewers is at least a month away. Thompson had been expected to announce a plan in early July (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 7/4)....In Sunday's Baltimore SUN, Jon Morgan profiled the plight of cities such as Atlanta, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Cincinnati, which built multiple-use stadiums in the late-'60s and early '70s to lure pro teams and now are looking to replace these stadiums (Baltimore SUN, 7/2)....In this morning's HOUSTON CHRONICLE, Jody Goldstein profiles the exclusivity clause with the Summit enjoyed by the IHL Aeros. No NHL team can move into the facility until 2003 (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 7/5)....Earl Daniels profiles the installation of the turf at the stadium formerly known as the Gator Bowl in preparation of the Jaguars' first game August 18 (Jacksonville FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 7/4)....In the current issue of TIME, Steve Wulf examines franchise movement in the quest for luxury boxes. The header: "How Suite it Isn't -- Cities are winning and losing teams based on how many luxury boxes they can offer greedy owners" (TIME, 7/10).