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Chicago Teams Not Happy With City's Proposed Amusement Tax On Concert Venues

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The United Center and its two biggest tenants -- the Blackhawks and Bulls -- yesterday "decried" Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to "jack up the city’s amusement tax on large concerts while eliminating it for smaller venues," according to Mitchell Armentrout of the CHICAGO SUN-TIME...

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08/06/99
FACILITY NOTES

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