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Rick Scott sounds like he's warming to Dolphins' stadium plan

Gov. Rick Scott sounds as if he's warming more and more to the idea of a Miami Dolphins stadium-subsidy deal, indicating that the club is meeting the conditions he laid down in March.

"I like the fact that the Dolphins are putting a lot of [the club's] money up," he said Tuesday, the day after the football team inked an agreement with Miami-Dade County. "I like the fact they’re committing to stay. I like the fact that there’s a referendum. They’re fulfilling those obligations. But I haven’t seen the return-on-investment numbers, which of course is the biggest thing."

Scott, however, sounded a note of caution. He needs to see final legislation. And the state House and Senate have different bills.

Still, when asked if the Dolphins club was moving in the right direction, he said: "Yeah. The biggest thing is the return on investment. I’m responsible for the taxpayers to get a return."