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Chairwoman Erma Vizenor of the White Earth Tribal Nation in 2011 tells Minnesota senators at her tribe is willing to provide the state funding for a Vikings football stadium if it can build a Twin Cities casino. White Earth leaders will outline details of a casino plan on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2012.

White Earth to announce Twin Cities casino plan

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The White Earth Nation's chairwoman plans on Thursday to announce details of a proposal to build a Twin Cities casino that could provide fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.


The announcement follows December comments by Chairwoman Erma Vizenor, who said White Earth and the state could split 50-50 the estimated $300 million annual profits. Also, she said, the casino could provide $10 million new state taxes annually.

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