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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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Lawmakers Float Racino Bill To Help Fund Stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a bill to authorize casino-style gambling at the Canterbury Park horse-racing track and use tax proceeds to help pay for a new Vikings stadium

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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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Artist's rendering of a proposed billion dollar Vikings stadium
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Ramsey GOP, DFL Party Leaders Team Against Stadium

Top Democratic and Republican party leaders in Ramsey County are teaming up to call the proposed Vikings stadium in Arden Hills a bad deal for their county. Ramsey County DFL Chairman Rod Halvorson and James Carson, the county GOP's 4th Congressional District chairman, released a joint statement Wednesday.

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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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Cost of Vikings Stadium Road Upgrades Expected

Supporters at the Capitol of building a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills are expecting to find out the total cost of fixing up roads in the surrounding suburban area, which has been slowing progress on the effort.

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Goodell: NFL will contribute toward Vikes stadium

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll reveal details in the next few days about the league's contribution toward a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Dayton, Lawmakers To Meet With NFL Commissioner

Gov. Mark Dayton and state lawmakers sponsoring a Vikings stadium bill have plans to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to talk about the project.

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Dayton, Lawmakers Huddle Over Vikings Site

Gov. Mark Dayton and several of his Cabinet members met behind closed doors with legislative sponsors of a new Vikings stadium as they try to make the team's site choice in Arden Hills viable in the waning days of the legislative session.

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Vikings, Ramsey County Set Terms Of Stadium Deal

A written agreement between the Minnesota Vikings and Ramsey County that lays out terms of their football stadium deal in Arden Hills says the facility would be publicly owned and leased by the Vikings, and would have a retractable roof unless the team decides it's too expensive.

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Lawmakers Have Lukewarm Reaction To Vikes Stadium

A proposed new Vikings stadium north of St. Paul is getting a muted reaction from lawmakers whose approval will be needed to pass a stadium bill. Republicans control both legislative chambers, but the stadium issue doesn't follow party lines.

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