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A new Vikings stadium would feature large glass panels. It is to be built in downtown Minneapolis and open in 2016. (Submitted Photo)

Cigarettes could back stadium construction

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ST. PAUL -- Money from cigarette and corporate taxes could be earmarked for a new Vikings stadium, just in case.

The taxes could be backup sources if other revenue sources continue to fall short, though supporters say they hope money from electronic pulltabs and bingo will be enough to fund stadium construction.


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