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  Budget Surpluses and Minuses
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Should Cities Play Ball with Professional Sports?
Aired 1/22/1998

Professional sports franchises have a powerful hold on a community, providing not just entertainment but a sense of identity and importance.

  Mark Rosentraub
    author of Major League Losers
  William Hudknut
    former mayor of Indianapolis, Urban Land Institute

Originally Aired: 1/22/1998

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Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.
Bill James, Beyond Baseball
  aired 7/28/2005
Women in Sports
  aired 7/15/1999
Professional Sports
  aired 5/15/1999

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