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3M Pursues Paint-less Cars with New Partnership

Reuters By John D. Stoll 3M Co (MMM.N) has signed a five-year commercial pact with a relatively new stainless steel and aluminum distributor to create a stable of so-called disruptive products, including technology that could eliminate the need for paint on automobiles. The partnership, being announced on Monday with Chicago-based Shale-Inland, is the latest in […]

Report: Florida Group Backing Off Cubs Bid

Read the original article on eastvalleytribune.com A Florida newspaper is reporting that the investors behind a bid to lure the Chicago Cubs away from their spring training home in Mesa have decided to step back. The group reportedly wants to see how events unfold in Arizona.

Cubs to Continue Talks with Mesa

MLB.com By Carrie Muskat CHICAGO — The Cubs’ Spring Training facility will apparently stay in Mesa, Ariz. Team officials have notified the Naples, Fla., group trying to lure the Cubs to the Sunshine State that they will continue exclusive negotiations with Mesa beyond Monday’s deadline. The Cubs and Mesa had established a July 12 deadline […]

Cubs Consider Investing in Naples, Fla. Training Facility

chicagotribune.com The Chicago Cubs are considering making a financial investment in a proposed spring training facility near Naples, Fla., according to people familiar with the team. Craig Bouchard, who is leading an effort to lure the Cubs to Florida, said the team is a possible investor in the proposed development. A Cubs official confirmed that […]

Ricketts Meets with Florida Governor

MLB.com | cubs.com By Carrie Muskat Cubs owner exploring spring options in Sunshine State CHICAGO — Florida Gov. Charlie Crist met with Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of relocating the team’s Spring Training and player development facilities from Arizona to Florida. Crist met in Tallahassee, Fla., with Ricketts and team […]

Naples Serious Player in Wooing Cubs

MLB.com | cubs.com By Carrie Muskat Group in Florida Bidding to be Team’s Spring Home NAPLES, Fla. — Two Florida businessmen didn’t think it was possible that the Cubs might relocate their Spring Training site from Arizona to here until they looked the team’s new owners, the Ricketts family, in the eyes. Now, Craig Bouchard […]