War Veterans

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4 Things To Know: Parts Of Patriot Act Expire, Facebook Protest & More

These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, June 1. They include a protest planned against Facebook as well as a disturbing study on the state of veterans’ brains.


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WWII Hero Honored At Twins Game

A World War II Veteran with a very unique story got to raise the American flag at Saturday’s Twins game. Sergeant Thomas Ritter and his wife, Peggy, have been Twins fans since the team moved to the Twin Cities from Washington DC.


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Dayton Apologizes For Comparing Football Players, Troops

A day after comparing the challenges of NFL players getting into trouble with law to troops returning from battle, Gov. Mark Dayton is apologizing.


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Vets Piece Together Vietnam War Helicopter

Remember putting together Lego cars, castles and more? Some local war veterans have their own project like that, but on a much bigger scale.