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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau Minnesota senators Tuesday debate a proposal to fund a Vikings stadium. In recent weeks, the stadium has become an increasingly hot topic as the Legislature nears the end of this year's session.

New Senate stadium plan includes user fees

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday.

Many senators, especially conservative Republicans, prefer expanding those fees to all users of a new stadium or finding other funding sources to eliminate the need for gambling to support construction.


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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.