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Vikings stadium bill stalls ahead of key deadline


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The plan to help finance a new Minnesota Vikings stadium has at least temporarily stalled at the Capitol, and Gov. Mark Dayton is pressuring key GOP leaders to help keep it moving.

The Senate Local Government and Elections Committee tabled the stadium bill Wednesday even though a vote had been promised. The bill's Senate sponsor says concern about a proposed gambling expansion in the bill had put its passage in question.

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