Emanuel: City in ‘final stages’ of deal for Wrigley Field renovation

Two days before the Cubs’ home opener, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he’s in the “final stages” of negotiating a deal with the team to pave the way for the renovation of 98-year-old Wrigley Field.

The mayor refused to say whether he had found a way to help subsidize renovation of the iconic ballpark without signing on to a Cubs’ plan he once called a “non-starter”: forfeiting 35 years’ worth of amusement tax growth.

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