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Next steps on Vikings stadium?

Posted at 11:05 AM on January 12, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Sport


We're posting some questions and short answers this morning on the Vikings stadium debate and what happens next, just to keep everyone up to speed.

Q: What happens next?

A: All the stadium proposals are due to Gov. Dayton by the end of today. He plans to "act to make one of them a reality" in the upcoming legislative session.

"I think the facts will speak for themselves in large part," Dayton said last week. "I think one (proposal) will show probably to be a better option than the other or the others, and that will facilitate everyone's decision."

While the deadline for plans is 5 p.m., we may get an update at 1 p.m. Dayton's added a press conference to announce a new transportation initiative and will no doubt get a question about the Vikings.

About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.

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