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Published September 6, 1996
A USA TODAY special section called "The Stadium Binge" appeared in today's editions. The piece studied each facility in all major cities in U.S. and Canada, including lease and luxury seat details (USA TODAY, 9/6)....In Phoenix, a group of business and community leaders, East Valley Partnership, unveiled their study for domed multipurpose facility for the Cardinals, as a way to create a new tourist image for the East Valley. Team Owner Bill Bidwill said of the idea that "it's a very logical approach." But David Cannella writes, "There's no firm plan for where the project would go, how much it would cost or how it would be paid for" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 9/6).