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Dayton willing to consider 'harebrained stadium scheme'

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is willing to consider what he called "harebrained scheme" to build a Vikings stadium.

Late Wednesday morning, the Democratic governor blasted a vague Republican plan as a "fiasco" and said "I just find it offensive." He said the GOP proposal could kill any hope of building a new stadium this year and called it a "switcheroo" from a stadium proposal eight months in the making that passed several legislative committees.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.