Posts Tagged Local governments

Montreal mayor wants some MLB regular-season games in 2016

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre poses for a photograph beside Major League Baseball's logo after a press conference following a private meeting with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred at MLB headquarters in New York, Thursday, May 28, 2015.  The Mayor is seeking to bring a baseball team back to Montreal. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor of Montreal has asked Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

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Walker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal

Gov. Scott Walker discusses ongoing state budget negotiations on Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Portage, Wis. Walker says he remains opposed to a vehicle registration fee increase or gas tax hike to help pay for state highway construction and repair in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker spoke in favor Thursday of key elements of a reported deal fora new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks that includes raising taxes on Milwaukee County hotel rooms and rental cars.

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Pawtucket mayor asks to see PawSox study on McCoy Stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket officials are calling on the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox to release a feasibility study they say shows renovations to McCoy Stadium would cost $65 million.

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Indianapolis mayor to present Reggie Wayne with key to city

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne is poised to receive the key to the city.

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Rome mayor wants Olympic medal ceremonies at Colosseum

International Olympic Committee, IOC, president Thomas Bach delivers his speech as he visits the Italian Olympic Committee headquarters, in Rome, Friday, May 22, 2015. Bach said Rome has a good chance of securing the 2024 Olympics and bringing the games back to the Italian capital for the first time since 1960. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

ROME (AP) — Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino proposed Friday that medal ceremonies be held at the Colosseum if the Italian capital wins the bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

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