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New stadium buzz marks St. Paul Saints opener

Among the frivolity of the Saints season opener Thursday night, there was more talk of a new home for St. Paul's crowd-pleasing, pig-worshiping minor league baseball team.
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Among the frivolity of the Saints season opener Thursday night, there was more talk of a new home for St. Paul's crowd-pleasing, pig-worshiping minor league baseball team.

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