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Minn. House Takes On Vikings Proposal In Hearing

Republican leaders in the state House helped retool a Vikings stadium bill that’s headed for its first committee vote Monday, a new signal of support for a proposal that’s struggled to gain momentum at the Capitol.


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Minnesota Vikings Release New Stadium Images

The Minnesota Vikings have released three new conceptual images for a proposed stadium on the current Metrodome site.


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Latest Vikings Stadium Hang-Up: Gambling Operators

Gov. Mark Dayton says the Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal is hung up at the Capitol largely over opposition from charitable gambling operators whose games may cover about big part of the billion-dollar project.


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Saints Owner Caught in Political Fight

Mike Veeck says he’s about the only professional sports team owner in America without any leverage. The charismatic owner of the St. Paul Saints says he’s indirectly become a pawn in a political fight at the State Capitol.


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Zellers Calls Deadline Least Of Stadium Bill Snags

House Speaker Kurt Zellers says blowing past a Friday legislative deadline should not be the main concern for supporters of the Vikings stadium bill.


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No Vote On Vikings Stadium Bill

Members of the Senate Local Government and Elections Committee met Wednesday to discuss the proposed bill for a new Vikings Stadium in Minneapolis. After hours of discussion, however, the bill has been tabled and a vote postponed.


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Governor’s Stadium Proposal To Be Introduced

The Governor’s Vikings stadium proposal could be brought up at the State Capitol as early as Monday.


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Talking Points: Dayton On A Stadium Deal This Session

This week the Governor’s Vikings Stadium proposal will be brought up in hearings at the state capitol.


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Dayton Backs Bigger Charity Share In Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.


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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.


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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.


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Vikings Stadium: Questions And Answers

Political leaders and the Minnesota Vikings unveiled a plan this week to build a $975 million stadium on the current Metrodome site in downtown Minneapolis.


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Vikings VP Says They’re ‘Near The End’ Of Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is very clear about where he stands on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal unveiled a few days ago — he’s against it.


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GOP Senator Proposes Lower Taxpayer Stadium Share

A group of Republican state lawmakers proposed a new Vikings stadium plan Thursday that would drastically reduce the size of the taxpayer contribution, arguing it was the only way the team’s stadium push could make it through the Legislature.


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Talks Continue But No Deal Yet On Vikings Stadium

Representatives of Gov. Mark Dayton, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and the Vikings said Friday that no agreement has been reached on a deal for a new stadium in Minneapolis.


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White Earth Tribe Proposes Twin Cities Casino

Leaders of northwestern Minnesota’s White Earth Tribe will ask the Legislature to let them build a Twin Cities-area casino as a way to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.


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Vikings Not Liking Ramsey Co.’s New Stadium Proposal

Ramsey County leaders are back on the offense in the stadium game with a new funding proposal to get the Arden Hills stadium site back on the legislature’s radar. The only problem: The Vikings don’t like it.



Sen. Reinert Proposes Vikings Stadium In Duluth

The latest city to throw its hat into the ring for a new Vikings stadium? Duluth, Minn.


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Minneapolis Announces Labor Agreements With Vikes

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and labor groups say they have agreements with the Vikings that they hope will increase city support for a new stadium on the current Metrodome site.


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Mayor To Announce Vikings Stadium Jobs Plan

Mayor RT Rybak, along with community leaders, will announce a workforce agreement Monday to help create jobs at a new Vikings stadium.


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Rybak: Big Announcement Monday On Vikes Stadium

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak says there is going to be a major announcement Monday concerning a Vikings stadium.


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Another Vikings Stadium Proposal, Another Set Of Issues

Just when you thought you’d heard every stadium idea imaginable, a new site is emerging and it could solve one of the Vikings’ concerns.


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What Would It Take For Vikes To Play At TCF For 3 Years?

If the Dome does end up getting torn down so that a new Vikings stadium can be built there, the team would have to play at TCF Bank Stadium for up to three seasons.


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Dayton, Senator To Vikes: Dome Site Or Nothing

Gov. Mark Dayton and a key state lawmaker say a new Minnesota Vikings stadium must be built at the current site of the Metrodome to secure any kind of state funding this year.


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Coleman: ‘This Is The Time’ For New Saints Ballpark

St. Paul is one step closer to getting a new regional ballpark. Mayor Chris Coleman says he wants a new 7,500-seat sports facility for the Saints.





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