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June 28, 2013
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Cubs get approval for some Wrigley renovations

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have been cleared to move forward with their $500 million renovation of Wrigley Field — except for the large video screen that the team’s chairman says is an essential element. Chairman Tom Ricketts says the outfield Jumbotron and the advertising revenue it would generate are needed to fund the remodeling of the historic ballpark without a public subsidy. The owners of surrounding rooftop clubs that share some of their revenue with the Cubs object to that proposal, saying their views into the park would be blocked. The Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved the team’s overall …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 28, 2013 09:59AM Published Jun 28, 2013 09:59AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.