Editorial: A domed Soldier Field? Not if taxpayers have to pay.

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Chicago Tribune

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s bid to keep the Bears in Chicago by topping Soldier Field with a dome has the feel of desperation. It’s like the old hook-and-ladder play. Your team is 90 yards away from a touchdown with just a few seconds on the clock, and tries to lateral the ball from player to player, in hopes of a miracle moment. Chicago finally got a glimpse of Lightfoot’s plan to overhaul Soldier Field and the Museum Campus that — for now, at least — serves as home to the NFL’s smallest capacity stadium. The mayor revealed options crafted both to reflect scenarios in which the Bears stay put, and…

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