Proponents of a new baseball stadium in Seattle said
yesterday that they "hope to propose at least one more financing
plan" if voters reject the current effort (AP/Baltimore SUN,
9/21)....Local and state representatives from Racine County, WI,
have said the county "is not part of the Milwaukee metro area."
They oppose including the county in a taxing district needed to
help pay for a new Brewers stadium (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL,
9/21)....Murray Chass reports NJ officials "have been careful not
to initiate formal talks" about the Yankees moving there, lest
they be viewed "as trying to steal the team." Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner said that the team "is interested in anyone
who will talk to us" (N.Y. TIMES, 9/21).