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3 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
Time will tell whether military veterans start flocking to non-government health care providers as the result of federal legislation allowing the shift under certain circumstances.
7 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
Police say the victim is a young military vet. He was walking home to his wife from the store when he got into an argument with someone on the sidewalk and that's when things turned violent.
11 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette
A 23-year-old Medina man was sentenced Thursday to nine months in prison for buying the heroin that killed a 17-year-old high school student when she overdosed last year.
Audit: Rochester VA 'felt pressure' to hide delays The audit by the VA's Veterans Health Administration was ordered earlier this year Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/31/audit-rochester-va-felt-pressure-hide-delays/13442025/ An internal audit has found that staff at the Veterans Affairs ... (more)
Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The wife of a decorated war veteran is blaming a VA hospital after her husband was arrested for trying to steal a baby.
FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Grants are being made available for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans in Virginia who are new to farming and ranching.
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
The congressman from east Arkansas voted against a measure that cleared the House 420-5 and is now headed to the Senate for a vote.
The House approved the bill Wednesday, with a Senate vote expected by the end of the week.
Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.
The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she thinks Robert McDonald will bring a new outlook as secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The strike that hit the crowded compound sheltering the war displaced comes amid Israel's heaviest air and artillery assault in more than three weeks of conflict with Hamas.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:22 pm
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