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Veterans advocates are trying to do the political equivalent of taking a machine gun nest single-handedly: They're trying to convince Minnesota lawmakers to add a $1.5 million program in the face of a $6 billion-plus budget shortfall.

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There's no question that Higher Education Veterans Programs are good for local communities, smaller colleges and the veterans themselves -- the only issue is funding, said Becker County Veterans Service Officer Lauri Brooke.

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