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So who would cover most of the Vikings' own tab for stadium? Not the owners

The team pledged $427 million for the project, but where would that money come from, exactly? MPR takes a look and says the lion's share would come from the NFL, naming rights and fans' pockets.
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The team pledged $427 million for the project, but where would that money come from, exactly? MPR takes a look and says the lion's share would come from the NFL, naming rights and fans' pockets.

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