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The mood in the Minnesota House was different May 23 than a normal last day of session. While there was lots of debate, there was little of the urgency normally felt on the final day. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau

State House committee votes down Vikings stadium proposal

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ST. PAUL -- A Minnesotaq Vikings stadium bill is barely alive after failing in a state House of Representatives committee last night on a 9-6 vote, with under two weeks to the target date for the Minnesota Legislature to adjourn.


Minneapolis DFLer Rep. Frank Hornstein says there should be "a much broader net" to capture private money for the stadium. Hornstein says the business community and the Vikings can do more, and there can be private loans.

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