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July 31, 2014

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The roof of the Minnesota Vikings' Metrodome is deflated Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in downtown Minneapolis. The 10 acres of Teflon-coated fabric were done deflating in 35 minutes. The deflation and the demolition of the Dome beginning next week will make way for construction of a new $1 billion Vikings stadium.

Jim Gehrz / Associated Press

The roof of the Minnesota Vikings' Metrodome is deflated Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in downtown Minneapolis. The 10 acres of Teflon-coated fabric were done deflating in 35 minutes. The deflation and the demolition of the Dome beginning next week will make way for construction of a new $1 billion Vikings stadium.