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Wrigley Field Vendor Ban About Protecting Business, Not Just Safety

08/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

[Ald. Tom] Tunney has said he wants to ban vendors and street performers from the blocks surrounding Wrigley Field because they pose a "public safety" problem - an absurd premise to begin with. But in a closed-door meeting he kept reporters out of, he admitted his real motivation was to protect standing businesses in the area from competition

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