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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau Vice President Lester Bagley of the Minnesota Vikings talks to reporters Tuesday after state leaders announced that increasing the sales tax does not have enough support to be used to finance a stadium.

Eliminating sales tax option forces stadium supporters to regroup

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota leaders are two and a half weeks away from a planned legislative session to finance a Vikings football stadium, but are far from an agreement on how to collect $650 million that is supposed to come from public funds.

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On Tuesday, the main proposal for $350 million in local funds collapsed.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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