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Open Forum: A modest proposal for the Vikings


Stop trying to rob money from the Legacy Funds which is designated to the Arts and Outdoors of Minnesota by the voters. If you want to expand gambling, do it inside the new stadium, after you have paid for your admission ticket. Need $300 million to complete your funding of the stadium? Go to the bank like everyone else has to. Borrow $300 million at 4 percent amortized over 20 years. Monthly payments would be $1.8 million per month.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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