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Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives around San Antonio Spurs’ Boris Diaw (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker proposed a plan Tuesday that calls for Wisconsin to help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players.

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Legislator wants to remove cap on TV production incentives

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico legislator wants the state to remove the annual cap on incentives for television productions.

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Strawberry’s deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

In this May 10, 2014, file photo, former Los Angeles Dodgers player Darryl Strawberry, left, talks with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly before a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles. The Internal Revenue Service has auctioned off for $1.3 million the deferred compensation agreement that was part of Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets. St. Louis-based IRS spokesman Michael Devine says the winning bidder Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015,  in Fairview Heights, Illinois, chose to remain anonymous. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry’s 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Hutchinson to vote on sales tax increase for arena

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson residents will vote in April on a proposed 0.35 percent sales tax increase to fund a $29 million project for improving the city’s sports arena, which was built in 1962.

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Rome prosecutors seek defamation charges against Maradona

MILAN (AP) — Rome prosecutors are seeking charges against former Napoli star Diego Maradona for allegedly defaming the former head of Italy’s tax collection agency.

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