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Emanuel: Changes Clear Way For Wrigley Field Approval

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WRIGLEY FIELD JUMBOTRON OKED
This artist rendering provided May 1, 2013 by the Chicago Cubs shows renovations planned at Wrigley Field. (AP Photo/Courtesy the Chicago Cubs) | AP

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced several changes to the $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field, paving the way for approval at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

The administration said a bridge the Cubs want over Clark Street will not be built for the foreseeable future, and indicated no new signs will be built in the outfield for the next 10 years beyond the two large signs already approved.

Those changes were enough for Ald. Tom Tunney to announce he's now supporting the plan after he spent the day behind closed doors with the rooftop owners, mayor's office and the team.

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