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The outside of a proposed Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills could look like this. The stadium would cost $1 billion. Submitted Graphic

NFL funds would be part of Vikings' stadium payment


ST. PAUL -- A National Football League contribution to a new Vikings stadium may not help as legislators negotiate stadium details in the final days of the legislative session.

Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said he, Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont and Gov. Mark Dayton discussed several stadium-related issues with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday, including whether the league was willing to chip in and help finance a $1 billion facility in Arden Hills.

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