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A plan to block local governments from striking sweetheart deals with sports franchises appears dead.  The measure stalled in a House economic development committee.

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Florida lawmakers have approved a plan that would steer state tax dollars to fund stadiums for privately-owned sports teams. The move is a reversal from last year, when stadium funding for the Miami Dolphins died on the last day of session.