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Minneapolis City Council

Downtown East

Mpls City Council Divided Over Vikings Stadium

The ornate Minneapolis City Council room was packed with construction workers and Vikings fans. Silent protesters held handmade signs as council members were deeply uneasy.

05/24/2012

Downtown East

Survey Shows 55 Percent Of Polled Residents Oppose Stadium

About 55 percent of Minneapolis residents surveyed said they were opposed to using taxes to help fund a new Vikings stadium, according to the Taxpayers League of Minnesota.

05/23/2012

Downtown East

Minneapolis City Council Debate Vikings Stadium Deal

It’s not over until it’s over when it comes to the Vikings Stadium.

05/21/2012

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Talking Points: Mpls City Council To Vote On Stadium Plan

Now it’s the Minneapolis City Council’s turn to debate and vote on the Vikings Stadium proposal.

05/20/2012

Downtown East

City Council Member Schiff Says He’s Against Vikings Stadium

Gary Schiff of the Minneapolis City Council has made it very clear he’s against the current bill for a new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis.

05/20/2012

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Talking Points: Stadium Deal Not Done Yet

If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.

05/13/2012

Downtown East

Vikings Stadium Bill Moves Forward, Gains Momentum

With a less than a week left in the session, the clock is running out for lawmakers to push the Vikings stadium bill through.

04/24/2012

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Dayton Announces Mpls. City Council Support For Stadium

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday morning that the majority of the Minneapolis City Council now supports building a new stadium for the Vikings.

03/26/2012

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Talking Points: The Vikings’ City Council Hurdles

This week the Minnesota Vikings will be taking their stadium proposal to the legislature for hearings.

03/04/2012

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Schiff’s Concerns Over Stadium, Bagley On Next Step

They’ve come up with plans to build a new Viking stadium. But leaders from the Vikings, Minneapolis and the state of Minnesota need to sell their new stadium deal.

03/04/2012

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Vikings Stadium Bill Far From A Done Deal

The bill will likely go to lawmakers next week. It puts the new stadium in the same space as the Metrodome. Governor Mark Dayton called it “The People’s Stadium” on Thursday.

03/01/2012

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Cracks Found On Sabo Bridge In Minneapolis

The Minneapolis City Council got an update on the Sabo Pedestrian Bridge Tuesday morning, which revealed cracking was found in certain areas.

02/28/2012

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Esme’s Blog: So It’s the Dome After All?

A vote is by no means a certainty, but right now it looks like any vote that will happen in the legislature for a Vikings stadium would be for a stadium located on, or right next to, the current Metrodome site.

02/18/2012

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Mpls Council Opposes Stadium Deal Without Referendum

There was strong opposition to a Vikings stadium Thursday in a place the Vikings can least afford it. The Minneapolis City Council is opposing a stadium deal without a public referendum.

01/26/2012

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Rybak Updates City Council On Mpls. Stadium Options

The Minneapolis mayor updated the city council on Thursday about what’s happening with the Minnesota Vikings stadium issue.

12/08/2011

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