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About 75 Vikings football fans gather on the Minnesota Capitol steps Thursday to rally for a new stadium. Most state policymakers say they cannot support tax money going for a stadium. Photo by Don Davis

Hardy Vikings fans rally for stadium

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ST. PAUL -- The message a handful of Minnesota Vikings football fans sent state leaders was simple: get-r-done.

The 75 hardy fans cheering outside the state Capitol Thursday did not deliver a plan to finance a new Vikings stadium. They just said they wanted one and urged state leaders to be creative about financing it.


But they said it with passion.

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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.