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Seattle, Washington / Football Stadium #173711

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Brian Rooney) The referendum in Washington state on whether to spend millions for a new stadium for the Seattle Seahawks football team examined. [Investor Paul ALLEN - wants a public partnership.] The trend across the nation of team owners demanding that the public pay for new sports arenas detailed. [Stanford University professor Roger NOLL - questions the economic basis.] [Stop Sports Madness Chris VAN DYK - opposes tax subsidies.] Multimillionaire Allen noted paying for both the referendum and a media campaign to promote it.

Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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