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Vikings add more than $19 million to their portion of stadium funding

By apnews@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings say they are spending another $19.7 million for their new stadium to make sure it has the features they want.

The team said Friday that the new money will guarantee “crucial” features such as five massive pivoting glass doors. The Vikings say their contribution now stands at $525.6 million, a little more than half of the roughly billion-dollar project. The rest is being borne by taxpayers.

The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the stadium construction, Michelle Kelm-Hagen, said the extra money helps solve a budget…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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