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Chicago Cubs hope for tax relief

Updated: November 11, 2010, 5:44 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

In a letter to season-ticket holders, Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts stated the organization is looking for economic relief from the Illinois General Assembly, which will consider a bill later this month to preserve Wrigley Field.

"Simply put, the plan allows a portion of future City and County amusement taxes, the 12 percent currently added to each ticket price, to be invested directly in the preservation of the Friendly Confines," Ricketts wrote in the letter, dated ...

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