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Published April 30, 1998
The Washington, DC, Police Department has paid $800,000 in overtime to officers handling security and crowd control outside the new MCI Center. In DC, Cheryl Thompson writes that an agreement between Mayor Marion Barry and Washington Sports Owner Abe Pollin, which "spares" Pollin from having to pay for the officers, has "angered some [DC] officials" (WASHINGTON POST, 4/30)....Greensboro, NC, Mayor Carolyn Allen endorsed the proposed restaurant tax to fund a new ballpark. The vote is in five days (NEWS & RECORD, 4/29). ...Five architectural firms have submitted conceptual designs for the new Mavs/Stars arena. Mavs Owner Ross Perot Jr. said that the five "will be narrowed to two or three finalists within about a month" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/30). ...The Magic and Heat will play a preseason game in Tampa's Ice Palace next season, the facility's first NBA game (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 4/29)....In Baltimore, Morgan St. will play Delaware St. on October 24 in the Ravens new stadium, marking the facility's first non-Ravens event (SUN, 4/30).