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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Episode 216

Monday, June 26, 2017

Taxpayer-Funded Pizza Parties

Anoka County Commissioner Scott Schulte tells about rail transit, the Met Council, and local government aid. Plus, Old Man Paper.

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Show Notes

A Block

  • Amazing Amazon A-Monday
  • Jack’s plumbing problem.
  • Ben fixes Hug Nugget’s microscope.

B Block

  • Anoka County Commissioner Scott Schulte. [24:37]
    • Anoka’s responsibilities with the dissolution of CTIB.
    • The future of Northstar Rail.
    • The status of Northern Lights Express.
    • Coon Rapids and local government aid.
    • County program aid.
    • Anoka County’s relationship with the Met Council.

C Block

  • The News Bag. [58:23]

D Block

  • Old Man Paper with Don Grant. [1:29:59]
    • Nicknames and Obits.
    • Menards and Home Depot being sued over lumber.
    • Uber controversies.
    • Apartment prices.
    • Dog germs.
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