Pawlenty: State can't lose Vikings
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty predicts the Vikings will get a new football stadium - eventually.
"We can't lose the Vikings," Pawlenty told The Forum editorial board Wednesday, adding that he didn't view that as an immediate risk.
The Vikings have long been unhappy with the Metrodome, completed in 1982, but the gripes took on a fresh urgency when the roof collapsed earlier this week after a snowstorm.
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