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Group of lawmakers say they're willing to let Vikings go

Some Minnesota legislators who are opposed to setting aside taxpayer money to build a stadium say they would let the team leave the state before they change their positions. Republican Dave Thompson said "I wouldn't be making the Vikings leave. It would be the ownership of the Vikings making a decision to leave ..."
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Some Minnesota lawmakers who say they're opposed to using taxpayer money to pay for a Vikings stadium say they'll let the team leave before they change their minds.

"I would be making the Vikings leave," Republican Dave Thompson says in a report from CBS Sports. "It would be the ownership of the Vikings making the decision to leave ..."

The debate continues over several proposals that would expand state-sanctioned gambling and use the new revenue to build the stadium. "Gambling in Minnesota -- like it or not -- is here to stay," Republican Sen. Al DeKruif says in a report from Minnesota Public Radio. But fellow Republican Sen. Warren Limmer says gambling is a "tax on either the desperate or the mathematically impaired."

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