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Pull tabs fall short of millions needed to fund Vikings’ stadium


Smokers get no respect. The late comedian Rodney Dangerfield could certainly identify. Why? Now the governor’s set his eye on adding additional taxes onto the price of cigarettes in order to make up the sagging difference in funding the state’s share of the new Vikings stadium.

Keep in mind the governor and the Legislature put all of us (the state of Minnesota) on the hook. News flash: the state of Minnesota is you and me — the taxpayers.

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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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