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After Minneapolis was named one of the four finalists in the competition to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Mayor RT Rybak – who likewise pushed to get the DNC in 2008 — went on TV to emphasize the dollar value of a successful bid. The convention, he told FOX 9 News, would translate into “$200 million in economic impact and thousands of good jobs for the entire region.”

Minneapolis makes another play for the DNC – but the odds are long and the benefits debatable

After Minneapolis was named one of the four finalists in the competition to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Mayor RT Rybak – who likewise pushed to get the DNC in 2008 — went on TV to emphasize the dollar value of a successful bid. The convention, he told FOX 9 News, would translate into “$200 million in economic impact and thousands of good jobs for the entire region.”

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