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Minnesota Vikings Spokesman Calls New Stadium Bill 'Unworkable'

Minnesota Vikings spokesman Lester Bagley has dubbed the new Vikings stadium bill "unworkable."

Bagley made the comment after the Minnesota House made heavy revisions to the original plan, including a big increase on the amount of money the Vikings are expected to pay.

On Thursday morning, Sports Radio 100.3 tweeted:

The amendment in question, added to the bill Monday, stipulates that the team must pay an additional $105 million for the stadium, and that naming rights revenue be divvied up between the team and the public .

The Pioneer Press put it thus:

An amendment introduced by Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, passed 97-31. It lowers the state's contribution by $105 million and raises the team's by that amount, and allows the public to share in naming rights revenue, which had been assigned to the team.

The Senate is hearing a different version -- according to the Pioneer Press, it's a significantly different version -- of the bill Tuesday.

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