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Let's not grovel for a Super Bowl


There’s something unseemly about watching the Minnesota Legislature consider tax breaks for the NFL in order to lure a Super Bowl to this state. It begs the question, just how far will the state go to be the center of the sporting world’s universe for week or so?

After approving $498 million in public subsidies to help the Minnesota Vikings build a new stadium, lawmakers are now considering granting league-mandated waivers on sales taxes on game tickets and related events.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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