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ST. PAUL -- A Thursday deadline and the approaching Minnesota legislative session are pushing Vikings stadium talk up front.

Stadium talk dominates this week, especially on Wednesday because of an unexpected proposal to build a stadium in Shakopee.


Brad Tabke, mayor of the southwestern Twin Cities community for a week, unveiled his plans for a Shakopee stadium a day before Gov. Mark Dayton wants all proposals on his desk.

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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.