Commissioners approve last week's plan
MIAMI -- Miami-Dade County Commissioners approved a plan Tuesday to commit $73 million in tax money toward a new ballpark for the World Series champion Florida Marlins.
County officials announced last week that they would direct $35 million in convention development tax money and $38 million more in professional sports franchise facility tax money to the planned stadium.
The plan had to be finalized by commissioners Tuesday -- or else
the $35 million plus $15 million more would ...
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