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Shoppers Ship Packages To Soldiers At Maplewood Mall

Maplewood Mall hosted the American Legion’s annual Shop, Ship and Share event.


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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Meat Raffle

Meat raffles are as much a part of Minnesota culture as hot dish and hockey. And if you walk into a VFW or American Legion on a weekend night, it’s a good bet you’ll find one in progress. But where can you find the best?


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Amid Gov’t Shutdown, What’s Open And What’s Not For Vets?

While the shutdown lingers across the nation, local veterans affairs offices are off-limits to the public. “Veterans obviously are wondering, ‘Where do I go?’ It’s continuous,” Tom Hanson said.


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Savage Police Hold Benefit For Injured Officer

An officer hurt on the job got some overwhelming support tonight from the community he serves.


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Bachmann Back In MN For American Legion Speech

Well-traveled Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is making a public appearance in Minnesota to give a speech to the American Legion’s national convention.


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Minn. Finds Money For Honor Guards At Vet Funerals

The American Legion and other service organizations are looking for funding alternatives after learning the state will no longer pay for honor guards at veterans’ funerals.


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Irish Legionnaire Praises President Obama’s Speech

Liam Kane is from Ireland where there are three American Legion posts. He said he thought President Obama did a good job of addressing the needs of veterans in the United States and in his homeland.


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Teen Shakes President’s Hand, Shares Patriotism

Mitchell Van Patten, 14, is the 2011 American Legion National Shooting Champion. He competed at a national shooting match and won.


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Obama Salutes Veterans For ‘Extraordinary Burden’

President Barack Obama is kicking off his administration’s observance of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, paying tribute to members of the military who served in the wars of the past decade.


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Soldiers Hope Obama Plan Will Improve Job Market

President Barack Obama’s job initiatives for veterans are drawing close interest from current soldiers.


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American Legion To Host President For Mpls. Convention

Remember when visits from President Barack Obama were few and far between?


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Obama Making Another Visit To Minnesota Next Week

The president is heading back to Minnesota just a few weeks after his last visit to the state.


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Obama To Address American Legion In Mpls. On Aug. 30

President Barack Obama will address thousands of military veterans and their families at the American Legion’s national convention in Minneapolis on Aug. 30.


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Best Fish For Fridays

Looking for fish on Fridays? Check out one of the perks of the season: the Friday Night Fish Fry.

CBS Minnesota–03/02/2011