New Vikings stadium needs ‘miracle’ after defeat
Published 04/16/2012, Forum Communications Co.
The Minnesota Vikings faced opposition as tough as any they see on the football field Monday night when a House committee examined their proposal to build a new stadium. The House Government Operations Committee grilled the Vikings and other stadium supporters late into the night. No vote had come by press time, but during the bill’s fourth legislative committee hearing it became obvious the National Football League team faces fourth down and long if a stadium can be approved in the waning days of the 2012 legislative session.Word count: 685