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12-06-2012, 02:07 PM
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Buck Aki Berg
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Originally Posted by cbcwpg View Post
I just find it sad when owners like Mike Ilitch start going to the public to help finance a building when he could do it out of his own pocket. Raise the price of each pizza 10 cents and use that to pay for your building.
Or the public could recognize the benefit it receives from having such a building in their community (just because the community value of an arena can't be put on a balance sheet doesn't mean it's non-existent) and pay their fair share, especially when tax money is being raised specifically for such endeavours.

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