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Published May 6, 1996
49ers President Carmen Policy, on the upcoming public consideration of funds for a new stadium for the team: "If you recognize that an NFL franchise is valuable to the city, it's that simple. We need a little help (PHILA. INQUIRER, 5/5)....Despite opposition from aviation groups that say building a stadium near National Airport will disrupt flights, Arlington County officials are not giving up their bid to build a new baseball stadium (WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL, 5/3-9)....Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner says he is considering a report from HOK architectural firm and will make a decision about a possible new site for the team "within a month" (N.Y. TIMES, 5/5)....The job of constructing a new stadium for the Mariners will be awarded to Huber, Hunt & Nichols Inc. of Indianapolis, the builders of Cleveland's Jacobs Field and the Diamondbacks' Bank One Ballpark (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 5/3).