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Pols raise Vikes' stadium tab by $50M

Updated: May 10, 2012, 3:22 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota lawmakers working out the final version of a bill for a new Vikings stadium Wednesday raised the amount the team would pay by $50 million, a calculated move that could soon put the team in the new facility it has long coveted.

The reworked bill has the Vikings paying $477 million, a significant cut above the figure team officials had once described as "set in stone." But though the package was tougher, it also is the closest the team has come to winning a replacement ...

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