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Legislative Notebook: Peterson, other players draw Capitol crowd

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ST. PAUL -- A visit by three big-name Vikings football players created a ruckus in the Capitol building Wednesday afternoon as lawmakers considered whether to build a new stadium for the team's 10 home games a year and other events.


While a committee debating the fate of a Vikings stadium proposal was in recess, running back Adrian Peterson, center John Sullivan and linebacker Chad Greenway met with Gov. Mark Dayton and lobbied others for a new home.

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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.