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Sportsline: St. Cloud State saves its football program

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St. Cloud State University has preserved its football program ... for now.

The SCSU student body has over-whelmingly approved a $1.74 per credit hour increase in student fees, which will raise $1.3 million for funding the Huskies athletic program.

Had it failed, the school was prepared to cut football as it attempts to erase a $550,000 athletic department deficit.

The student increase will be for three fiscal years starting in 2012.

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