Plan hinges on ability to sell property

Updated: May 12, 2004, 12:14 AM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- County commissioners gave approval Tuesday to a preliminary $367 million financing plan to build a new stadium for the Florida Marlins.

Miami-Dade County commissioners voted 8-3 in favor of the plan to build a 38,000-seat, retractable roof ballpark next to the Orange Bowl in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood. City commissioners moved to endorse the plan last week.

Despite the approval, the plan still hinges on whether the city can sell the Miami Arena and the parties ...

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