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Dynamite Brings Down Parts of Metrodome

Minnesota Twins Minnie and Paul LogoThe ring beam and corners of the Metrodome, former home of the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, were brought down Sunday morning with 84 charges of dynamite set in 24 columns of the upper concourse.  Using explosives to take down the facility was not part of the original demolition plan, but safety concerns forced explosive action.  Read more and watch explosion video here.

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