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MN House leader balks at emergency stadium vote

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The top Minnesota House Republican wants to put legislative action on the financing for a new Vikings stadium on hold until next year, balking at the governor's suggestion that the issue be settled soon in an emergency session.

House Speaker Kurt Zellers said in an email sent Tuesday evening to his 71 GOP colleagues that a vote on a stadium financing plan can wait until the 2012 session, which begins in late January.

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