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Happy National Blueberry Month, or something?
Jul 30, 2020
Episode 246

Happy National Blueberry Month, or something?

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Who says Congress can't get anything done?

After failing to agree on and pass a new pandemic relief bill, the U.S. Senate appears to have officially recognized July 2020 as National Blueberry Month. That sounds at least a little productive … until you remember July ends Saturday, and so does the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit millions of Americans rely on. You know it was a tough day when even “Make Me Smile” makes us cry.

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