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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is expected to name the architectural firm that will design the new Vikings stadium on Friday.
The authority has scheduled a meeting at the Metrodome for 8 a.m. Friday to announce the decision.
The job is expected to earn winning firm as much as $50 million.
Ground breaking is planned for next summer.
The Vikings hope to open the stadium in time for the 2016 season.
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