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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf tells The Associated Press that the team would significantly drop its financial contribution to a new stadium if it is built in Minneapolis instead of its preferred site in the suburbs.
The Vikings have committed more than $400 million to a stadium plan in Arden Hills, north of the Twin Cities. State lawmakers have shot down the idea of a sales tax hike in Ramsey County that would have generated $350 million for the project. That's led to speculation that the new stadium would end up at one of several possible sites in downtown Minneapolis.
Wilf says he has been frustrated at times, but remains optimistic that a stadium deal will be struck despite recent pushback from key state lawmakers.
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