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At least homeless guys only ask for quarters

Billionaires ask for millions. Twins owner Carl Pohlad is worth about $2.3 billion. He’s the 93rd richest person in America. But he’s still got his hand out:

A divided Hennepin County Board ended an emotionally draining day of public testimony Tuesday by endorsing a proposed countywide sales tax increase to help build a $478 million baseball stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

The plan now goes to the Legislature. Here’s the whole story.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.