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Minnesota politicians should get their heads out of the sand and take a closer look at a sweetened proposal by the White Earth Nation to build a metro-area casino.


White Earth now proposes giving the state $400 million for a Vikings stadium in exchange for permission to build a Twin Cities casino.

"Minnesota will have the money and the Vikings will be able to proceed in a timely manner," White Earth Chairwoman Erma Vizenor told reporters in St. Paul Thursday morning.

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