Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Episode 145

Friday, March 10, 2017

V.F.W.T.F.

Dave Thul and “Two Putt” Tommy Johnson tell us about Vets on the Hill day. Plus, daylight saving time on Ben’s Nerd Segment.

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A Block

  • Claire Leiter third-wheels.
  • Ben’s Nerd Segment: Saint Paul and Minneapolis were in different time zones in 1965.
  • The News Bag.

B Block

  • Dave Thul and “Two Putt” Tommy Johnson on veterans issues.
    • Difference between VFW and American Legion.
    • Vets on the Hill day: March 20.
    • The 100-year-old bridge to the Minnesota Veterans Home.
    • Homestead tax credit for military widows: HF1096.
    • Charitable gambling.
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