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Officers Involved In Fatal Minnesota Shooting Identified

Authorities have released the names of two Ramsey police officers involved in a fatal shooting outside a day care.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Hennepin, Ramsey Added to Disaster Declaration

Hennepin and Ramsey counties have now been added to a presidential disaster declaration for damage from flooding and severe storms this summer.

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Ramsey County Buys Arden Hills Superfund Site

Ramsey County will buy and clean up a 427-acre tract of polluted land in Arden Hills that had been considered as the site for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. County commissioners voted 5-2 Tuesday to spend $30 million on a portion of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

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Ramsey County Lines Up Vikings Stadium Land Buy

Ramsey County officials say they have a deal with the federal government to buy the 430-acre parcel in Arden Hills where the Minnesota Vikings want to build a new stadium.

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Dayton: No Local, State Taxes For Vikes Stadium

Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say the Minnesota Vikings and their supporters should find a way to pay for a new stadium that doesn't include local or state tax increases. That leaves a large hole in the current proposal for a $1.1 billion stadium in suburban Ramsey County.

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Ramsey Panel to Hear from Public on Stadium Tax

A Ramsey County panel is holding a public hearing to discuss whether county voters should get to approve a proposed half-cent sales tax increase to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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Vikings Have Plan To Pay For Road Improvements

The Vikings and Ramsey County have a plan to pay for the estimated $131 Million in road improvements around a proposed new Vikings Stadium in Arden Hills. Team officials say both sides have identified state and federal grants that could supply $50 Million.

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Ramsey County, Vikings Have Road Payment Plan

A lobbyist says the Minnesota Vikings and Ramsey County have a plan to pay for about half the $131 million cost in road improvements for a new stadium site in Arden Hills. Ramsey County lobbyist Nick Riley says the county could raise its share through grant money, toll lanes or a surcharge on car sales and the state would be asked to pay the other half of costs for commuter lanes.

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Vikings Stadium plans for Arden Hills
A cutaway of the Minnesota Vikings plans for a new retractable roof stadium in Arden Hills. (Minnesota Vikings photo)
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St. Paul Officials Oppose Ramsey-Vikings Stadium Plan

The proposal to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Ramsey County is running into stiff opposition from elected officials in its largest city. Six of seven St. Paul City Council members oppose a proposed half-cent county sales tax to help fund construction of a stadium in Arden Hills.

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Vikings Stadium plans for Arden Hills
A cutaway of the Minnesota Vikings plans for a new retractable roof stadium in Arden Hills. (Minnesota Vikings photo)
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MnDOT Says Stadium Road Upgrades To Cost $131M

The Minnesota Department of Transportation estimates it will cost $131 million to fix up roads near the proposed Vikings stadium site in Arden Hills. That's $44 million less than the agency initially estimated.

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