Found January 13, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
By PATRICK CONDON Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Ramsey County leaders upped their offer Thursday to be the home of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium to a total of 375 million, while the city of Minneapolis offered 313 million for the team to rebuild at the current Metrodome site. The two local governments submitted dueling proposals Thursday to Gov. Mark Dayton as each seek to host a new stadium. Ramsey County board members want to build in suburban Arden Hills, north of St. Paul, while Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is trying to keep the team in his city's downtown. Dayton, who supports the team's push for a public subsidy to replace the Metrodome, had set Thursday as the deadline for the proposals as he and lawmakers look to vote on a package in the upcoming legislative session. Ramsey County leaders said they could raise 24 million a year with the addition of a 3 percent sales tax on food and liquor. The Minneapolis plan calls for raising 6.5 million a year for 3...

Peterson confident he'll return to form

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson has seen the replays of his devastating knee injury. On Christmas Eve, the Minnesota Vikings' 100 million man dropped to the turf at Washington's FedEx Field after Redskins safety DeJon Gomes hit Peterson's left knee while his leg was planted. On Friday, talking to the media for the first time since a torn ACL and MCL required surgery...

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