Almanac North - Sep 8, 2017

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Video Summary

Topics: “Grant Aids Fight Against Opioid Abuse” & “Local Response to Hurricanes” & “Voices of Vietnam”

Description: A large grant awarded to St. Louis County will help partnering agencies fight the rise in opioid addiction.

On the heels of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on the state of Florida. Local Red Cross officials talk about efforts to help our neighbors to the south.

And in our continuing segment “Voices of Vietnam”, we talk with a B-52 pilot who flew 72 combat missions over Vietnam.

Guests: Gary Olson, Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment; Laura Palombi, UMD School of Pharmacy; Greg Anderson, St. Louis County Social Services; Dan Williams, Red Cross of Northern Minnesota; Tony Guerra, Red Cross of Northern Minnesota; Tom Culbert, US Air Force B-52 Commander, Vietnam 1972-74

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