U.S. flags fly again on bridges ... but now they need lights

A controversy seemed to be quelled last week after a VFW chapter complained that the Minnesota Department of Transportation was making it remove U.S. flags that the VFW had placed on highway bridges in Brooklyn Park, citing safety reasons. MnDOT officials agreed to affix the flags themselves. But at least one of the flags has no lighting. So MnDOT plans to light the flags, too, but it was not clear when, or how much it would cost, KSTP reports.
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A controversy seemed to be quelled last week after a VFW chapter complained that the Minnesota Department of Transportation was making it remove U.S. flags that the VFW had placed on highway bridges in Brooklyn Park, citing safety reasons. MnDOT officials agreed to affix the flags themselves. But at least one of the flags has no lighting. So MnDOT plans to light the flags, too, but it was not clear when, or how much it would cost, KSTP reports.

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