Ramsey County ready to buy Vikings stadium site

A letter was delivered to Gov. Dayton Thursday saying the proposed site deal is within the $30 million budgeted for acquisition and site cleanup.
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A letter was delivered to Gov. Dayton Thursday saying the proposed site deal is within the $30 million budgeted for acquisition and site cleanup.

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