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Minnesota National Guard Mission Extends 125 Days

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Minnesota National Guard Mission Extends 125 Days

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Minnesota National Guard Mission Extends 125 Days

Minnesota National Guard Mission Extends 125 Days

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Members of the 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard got word this week that their mission in Iraq will be extended by 125 days as part of the president's troop surge.

Families in Little Falls, Minn., talk about the personal effects of the lengthened mission.

Minnesota Public Radio's Tim Post reports.