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Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, right, tells reporters Monday that a Vikings football stadium now can be discussed since state budget-cutting measures are well under way. Don Davis / State Capitol Bureau

Vikings stadium bill is a Hail Mary -- Faces opposition from lawmakers, governor

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ST. PAUL - It's fourth and long for a new Vikings football stadium, and on Monday, legislative quarterbacks dropped back for a last-minute Hail Mary pass.


The defense is strong: The governor does not like the new taxes included in a proposal released Monday, the Vikings have serious concerns, and time is running out.

But like any Vikings fan watching a tight game knows, anything is possible.

A bill spelling out how to pay for a

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