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Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday tells reporters that he wants more information about a Vikings football stadium before he releases a proposal on Nov. 7. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau

Dayton plans Nov. 7 stadium proposal

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton gives himself a Nov. 7 deadline for releasing a Vikings football stadium construction plan, but only if others get him information on time.


"I am still in a listening mode," Dayton said Wednesday, adding that he has asked the Vikings and others to deliver information he needs to draw up "a more specific proposal."

Nov. 7 is two weeks before he plans to call the Legislature into special session to deal with the stadium.

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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.