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Local legislators wary of using public funds for Vikings stadium

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The chances of Douglas County's three legislators supporting a bill that uses tax dollars to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium is slim - slimmer than Brett Favre returning for another season.

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Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, Representative-Elect Mary Franson and Representative Torrey Westrom - all Republicans - said there are more pressing issues to pursue right now than a stadium.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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