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Published January 8, 1998
Acting MA Gov. Paul Cellucci "is close to reaching a compromise" with Patriots Owner Robert Kraft under which the state "would share the costs of providing police details" on game days. The cost of police details for a football season is "about $200,000." Kraft has been paying the cost in full (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/8)....In L.A., Daniel Taub reported that about 40% of the luxury suites at Staples Center are already committed, "and the rest are expected to [be] sold" early this year (L.A. BUSINESS JOURNAL, 12/29 issue)....U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan yesterday ordered an inspection of the MCI Center "to ensure that his orders on seating arrangements for the disabled have been followed" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/8). Washington Sports Abe Pollin writes an op-ed piece in today's WASHINGTON POST on the benefits of the MCI Center, saying, "My hope is that MCI Center will earn a reasonable, but by no means excessive, profit on its far greater investment" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/8).