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Minnesota Reps. Tom Anzelc of Balsam Township, left, and Rick Hansen of South St. Paul watch witnesses in the House Taxes Committee Wednesday before the panel took up a sports tax to support stadium construction. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Hunt is on for new Vikings stadium funding source

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ST. PAUL — The treasure hunt is on: Seeking money for Vikings stadium construction costs after the original plan produced less money than expected.


The Minnesota House Taxes Committee discussed a bill, but took no votes Wednesday, that would slap a 10 percent tax on professional sports memorabilia sold in the state.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.