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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is telling the owners of the Minnesota Vikings the team’s new stadium will have to be at the Metrodome site if a stadium bill is to pass the Legislature this year.

Dayton spokeswoman Katharine Tinucci says the governor gave that message Monday to team owner Zygi Wilf.

Tinucci says she can’t say if the Metrodome is Dayton’s favorite site for a new Vikings stadium. But she says for practical reasons, Dayton believes the Metrodome is the site if a stadium bill is to pass this year.

The Vikings have said they prefer a Ramsey County proposal to build a $1.1 billion stadium in Arden Hills.

Vikings vice president Lester Bagley did not immediately return a phone message.

The Vikings’ lease at the Metrodome has expired.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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