Daley's Higher Fees Would Squeeze Local Teams

Chicago sports moguls are lobbying to block a City Hall squeeze play that might hurt their ability to compete for players. Mayor Daley want to raise the city's amusement tax -- from 8 percent to 9 percent. He's also planning a 27 percent increase in hourly fees paid by the Cubs, Sox, Bears, Bulls and Black Hawks to the city for traffic-control services once provided for free.

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