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The Super Bowl, Brought To You By Taxpayers:
« on: February 04, 2018, 09:09:46 AM »


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When the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles meet Sunday for the Super Bowl, they'll play inside the newly completed U.S. Bank Stadium near downtown Minneapolis. The $1.1 billion stadium was built with almost $500 million from state and local taxpayers, with the city paying an additional $7.5 million each year for operations and maintenance.

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Re: The Super Bowl, Brought To You By Taxpayers:
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2018, 09:21:03 AM »
"U.S. Bank Stadium"?
Shouldn't it be called U.S. Taxpayers Stadium?
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Re: The Super Bowl, Brought To You By Taxpayers:
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2018, 09:41:16 AM »
"U.S. Bank Stadium"?
Shouldn't it be called U.S. Taxpayers Stadium?

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