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Minnesota House approves Vikings stadium plan

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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House approved a new Vikings stadium late Monday.

The 73-58 vote sends it to the Senate, where it could be debated Tuesday or Wednesday.


The $975 million proposal funded in part by charitable gambling taxes would be the largest single project the Legislature ever has approved.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.