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Volume 24 No. 160
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     An anti-stadium group, led by the Libertarian parties in
both Wisconsin and metropolitan Milwaukee, have asked U.S.
District Judge Thomas Curran to issue a preliminary injunction to
block the Brewers stadium project until their challenge to the
legality of the stadium tax is decided (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL
SENTINEL, 10/17)....In Philadelphia, the city hopes to release
recommendations on stadium deals for the Phillies and Eagles by
the spring.  David Cohen, Mayor Ed Rendell's Chief of Staff:
"We've got our teams ... through the year 2011.  They ain't
leaving" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 10/17)....John Thompson, the
Browns "Big Dawg," is set to purchase a PSL for the new football
stadium.  Thompson: "I'm going to buy one, although $250 [the
cheapest PSL] is all I can afford" (Cleveland PLAIN-DEALER,