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Downtown Minneapolis Gaining Momentum For New Vikings Stadium Site
Published April 18, 2011
MAKE IT OR BREAK IT: A STAR TRIBUNE editorial stated, "It's past time for key elected officials, local business leaders and the team to give the taxpaying public some specific answers on how and where the stadium could be built." There is "still time for a Target Field-like plan to come together -- and for the public to digest the details -- but approval remains a long shot this legislative session." If Vikings Owner the Wilf family "skips town because Minnesota refuses to compete with cities hungry for a new franchise, don't expect the NFL to return to the market anytime soon -- and never again without an adequate stadium" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 4/16).