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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Sen. Julie Rosen appear in front of a Senate committee Wednesday, seeking support to build a Vikings stadium. The support did not come and the committee set the bill aside. (Don Davis, Forum Communications)

Vikings stadium hearing abruptly ends with no vote; leader says stadium bill can come back

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A Vikings stadium construction debate in a Senate committee ended abruptly this afternoon when questions began piling up about the bill, but the Senate majority leader said that time remains to fix the problems.


"By no means is Senate leadership stalling the bill," Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, said minutes after Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said GOP leaders were using underhanded tactics to kill the stadium proposal.

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