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New NFL stadium loan program could provide financial boost to Vikings

NFL owners approved a new stadium loan program Wednesday that could provide the Vikings with a financial boost up to $200-million towards a new stadium. The loan program helps explain where some of the Vikings' $425-million contribution towards the $1.1-billion Arden Hills stadium plan could come from.
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NFL owners approved a new stadium loan program Wednesday that could provide the Vikings with a financial boost up to $200-million towards a new stadium. The loan program helps explain where some of the Vikings' $425-million contribution towards the $1.1-billion Arden Hills stadium plan could come from.

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