BRADENTON, Fla. — After citing concerns about declining tourist tax revenue and burdening future generations with debt, Miami city commissioners yesterday voted 3-to-2 to approve building a new stadium for the Florida Marlins.

The 37,000-seat ballpark with a retractable roof is expected to cost $515 million and be largely bond financed. Tourist-related taxes will pay back most of the debt, which will to be issued by Miami-Dade County.

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