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|Metrodome Roof Repair on Hold for Safety Concerns
|MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Work to repair the roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis is on hold out of concern that other panels could give way under the weight of snow and ice.
A fourth roof panel gave way Wednesday night. Three other sections failed early Sunday under the weight of a blizzard.
Facilities director Steve Maki says officials can't say how many other panels are at risk of failing. Maki says a plan is being worked out to remove snow from the rest of the roof.
There's still no timetable for when the roof will be fixed.
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