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Ohio considering state funds for Progressive Field renovations

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Gov. Mike DeWine involved in lease negotiations to keep Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field: Mark Naymik Reports | WKYC

Sources tell 3News that the governor offered to seek $30 million to be doled out over 15 years. 3News also learned that negotiations include two five-year extensions, which could keep the team here for a total of 25 years.

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But money from the state would only be a small portion of public dollars that will likely be tied to a major renovation, something the team owners, the Dolan family, is seeking.

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Cleveland also opt to be “buyers,” though Hendricks might be a little too pricey for their self-imposed budget constraints.

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