The Matt McNeil Show – May 21, 2021
Hour 1 segments 1/2: Matt McNeil starts today’s show talking about a new Goonies game which has already sold out at Target. Also Matt talks about Keith Ellison taking over prosecuting Kim Potter, the officer who killed Daunte Wright.
Hour 1 segment 3: The MN COVID-19 update. Will the US/Canadian border reopen soon? And how Republicans are wanting to cut extra unemployment benefits that were passed at the start of the pandemic.
Hour 1 segment 4: More on how employers are struggling to hire employees. Matt talks about whether the expanded unemployment benefits are to blame.
Hour 2 segment 1: Brett Johnson speaks with Dan Hopkins of 538 as they discuss turnout in local and city elections.
Hour 2 segment 2: Does the NHL incentivize (or not punish) injuring high end players in early rounds of the playoffs?
Hour 2 segment 3: Matt talks about a court case in Nisswa, MN where the mayor, Fred Heidmann, cussed at the police for making what he thought were too many traffic stops of citizens.
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