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From WCCO:

'U' Says It Has A $6M Donation For Stadium MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ―

The University of Minnesota says it has secured one whopper of a donation for the new TCF Bank Stadium.

The school announced on Tuesday that a donor has pledged $6 million to help push it over the initial fundraising goal of $86 million for the new outdoor football stadium on campus.

from Minnpost:

Bruininks spells out coming hard times at U

"There are not enough stimulus dollars to mitigate the cuts," Bruininks said, adding that the U was contemplating a double-digit tuition increase, perhaps as high as 15 percent.

Then the speaker and the president moved onto jobs. The U has already cut 1,000, and Bruininks figured another 500 to 700 job cuts would be necessary

It's about priorities, President Bruininks, and always has been. Please enjoy free chardonnay in your Twin City Federal Stadium box.

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