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Published June 14, 1996
Only five of 13 stadium board members were on record Thursday as favoring a new financing plan for a new Brewers stadium. The plan needs eight votes to pass (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL- SENTINEL, 6/14)....S.F. Giants officials are formulating a plan that would allow 5,000 cars to be parked in a development south of the China Basin channel but admitted parking during weekday games, when downtown businesses are functioning, would be tight at their proposed new facility (S.F. EXAMINER, 6/13)....The VA Stadium Authority has discouraged all counties outside Northern VA from applying to build a new stadium. This was in response to a bid from officials in Prince George County, VA, south of Richmond (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/14)....BOSTON GLOBE business writer Joan Vennochi notes people in Boston who are "angling for a chance to represent" the Red Sox in their bid for a new ballpark. Despite hearing from Mayor Tom Menino and his top aids who believe the Sox need to get help from a development team, Red Sox President John Harrington "is more likely to do it himself" (BOSTON GLOBE, 6/14).