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Minn. finds money for honor guards at vet funerals

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's top veterans official says the state will continue helping pay for honor guards at veterans' funerals.

Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Shellito (SHEL'-uh-toh) told Minnesota Public Radio (http://bit.ly/p8HGxa ) on Wednesday that his agency has the funds to keep paying for the funeral honors, even though the spending was cut in the new state budget.

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