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Levin: Spending federal dollars on Tiger Stadium restoration makes sense

A clash of Senatorial cultures, as budget hawk Tom Coburn questions why the federal government should spend $3.8 million on the historic ballpark. Carl Levin’s response: it’s economic stimulus.An attempt to strip $3.8 million for the restoration of the original Tiger Stadium grandstand from a $410-billion federal bill failed, as Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) successfully […]

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Hinchliffe Stadium nominated for preservation citation

The Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium are nominating the former home of the New York Black Yankees for placement on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.The Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium are nominating the former home of the New York Black Yankees for placement on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. […]

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Tiger Stadium advocates meet initial funding deadline, are hopeful about raising full amount

On Friday the Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy group reached a huge deadline by raising $219,000 toward the renovation of Tiger Stadium. There are two more deadlines involving smaller dollar amounts, but the real deadline determining the fate of Tiger Stadium is March 1, 2009, when the group must have $15 million in hand to renovate […]

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