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This is an artist's drawing of what a Vikings football stadium could look like if built on the existing Metrodome site. A group of Minneapolis officials Monday suggested a stadium plan.

Minneapolis proposes $895 million Vikings stadium

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ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site.

The city would pay $195 million, 22 percent of the cost, Minneapolis officials announced at an afternoon news conference today.


Under the plan, the Vikings would pay $400 million and the state would contribute $300 million.

"It is time to finally solve this problem," Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said. "Today the game has been changed."

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