Veteran’s Day

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State Leaders Push To Help Unemployed Vets

On Veterans Day, state leaders are highlighting the need to help unemployed vets.

11/11/2011

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Franken Unveils Health Bill For Rural Vets

On this Veterans Day, U.S. Senator Al Franken has unveiled a bill that would provide better health care for vets in rural areas.

11/11/2011

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Medal Of Honor Recipient’s Veterans Day Interview

Ret. Col. Jack Jacobs knows all about our nation’s Medal of Honor. Jacobs earned the Medal for heroism in Viet Nam many years ago.

11/11/2011

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Dayton Seeks To Expand Veteran Job Training

A proposal timed to Veterans Day would give more Minnesotans with a military past access to job training programs.

11/10/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Deals Serve As Salute To Vets

As a big thanks for being American heroes, all vets and active military members can pick up some freebies and deals on Veterans Day (11/11).

11/10/2011

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Minn. WWII Veteran Shares His Incredible Survival Story

In a ceremony Thursday evening, the City of Farmington paid tribute to World War II veterans, including an Eagan man with an incredible story.

11/03/2011

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WCCO Veterans Talk About Their Service

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we decided to talk to some veterans who work here at WCCO. We spoke to seven former servicemen–guys who work behind the scenes as well as a few familiar faces. Here are a few of their memories of time in the military.

11/11/2010

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Posthumous Award Given To Twin Cities WWII Vet

On Veterans Day, a long overdue honor was given to a Twin Cities woman who served as a pilot during World War II. Sen. Amy Klobuchar presented the Congressional Gold Medal to Jean Roberts at Catholic Elder Care in Minneapolis.

11/11/2010

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Community Unites To Say ‘Thanks’ On Veteran’s Day

From the governor to members of Congress to every day citizens, everyone is gathering together to say “Thank you.”

11/11/2010

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Photo Gallery: Honoring Veterans

Thursday, November 11th is a day to honor our Veterans and the sacrifices they made for the country. Here are some images of Veterans Day memorials from around the country.

11/11/2010

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The Good Life For Less: Veterans Day Deals 2010

Veterans Day is the time for all active and former military members to be honored and there are plenty of discounts and deals for those who have served this country.

11/11/2010

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Students Send ‘Thank You’ Cards To Vets

Some service member somewhere is about to get a thank you card from a second grader in Oakdale, Minn.

11/11/2010

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Rifle Squad Honors Vets With 57,000 Goodbyes

The bus stops on the cemetery path and the silver-haired men file out, sober-faced and silent amid a sea of white marble tombstones. Some carry rifles, some flags, a few hold bugles. They’ve all come to say goodbye — to a stranger.

11/11/2010

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Rifle Squad Honors Vets With 57,000 Goodbyes

The bus stops on the cemetery path and the silver-haired men file out, sober-faced and silent amid a sea of white marble tombstones. Some carry rifles, some flags, a few hold bugles. They’ve all come to say goodbye — to a stranger.

11/10/2010

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