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Opinion: St. Louis chases the MLS again. About that ticket tax ...

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger is for soccer but questions the latest proposal to bring a Major League Soccer team to The Lou, mainly because the city's in financial disarray.

The recent proposal led by family members of St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings car rental company would be largely privately financed, but the plan does ask for abatement of the city's long-standing ticket tax.

That may be too much to ask, Messenger writes, despite St. Louis being a soccer city deserving of an MLS expansion team.

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