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Packers raise $67M in stock offering

Updated: March 1, 2012, 5:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- When teams like the St. Louis Rams and Minnesota Vikings want new or upgraded stadiums, they face all sorts of financing hurdles, from skeptical civic leaders to tightfisted taxpayers and lawmakers -- and sometimes all of the above.

It's not that complicated in Titletown.

In a clear example of how rabid their cheesehead fans are, the Green Bay Packers have raised $67 million the past six weeks by selling shares of stock for $250 apiece. The stock has no cash value, but ...

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