State budget issues ($29 million dollar budget gap), fire in St Paul, NSP trying to burn PCBs, Toxic Shock Syndrome, Gasoline leaks, St Patrick’s Day Parade controversies, and Bob Bruce in Florida for Twins spring training (prior to the infamous 1982 season) in this full broadcast from March 15, 1982. Also commercial for Hamms Beer and more…Credit: Stan Turner


Kelly G.: Did you notice the reporter doing the piece on the apartment fire with the Hmong refugees? Jay Schadler – He became a national reporter for ABC News.

Posted on September 16, 2011
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