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  1. Beaumont Veterans Expo to focus on jobs, healthcare SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    BEAUMONT >> Veterans and military personnel who are leaving the armed services and need assistance with healthcare, jobs and housing will be offered a variety of resources during the sixth annual Veterans Expo today in Beaumont. “We try to be very helpful and accommodating with this event,” said organizer Anita Worthen.

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  2. Wyoming County Reads 2015 off to a 'motivational' start in TunkhannockRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Wyoming County Reads 2015 began last Wednesday evening at the Tunkhannock Public Library with a motivational introduction and discussion led by Bill Chapla. It was motivational in the sense that many readers felt they were missing a lot in Joseph Heller's acclaimed novel "Catch-22."

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  3. Dogged reservist behind win for ill crewmenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Retired Air Force Reserve Maj. Wes Carter almost didn't travel to Washington D.C., recently, where, to his surprise, he heard an independent panel of scientists verify what he had dogged the Air Force and Department of Veterans Affairs about for almost four years.

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  4. At NoHo Senior Arts Colony, it's never too late to be creativeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Angela McEwan, a resident of the NoHo Senior Arts Colony, shares a poem she wrote in the colony's poetry class for senior citizens. Angela McEwan, a resident of the NoHo Senior Arts Colony, shares a poem she wrote in the colony's poetry class for senior citizens.

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  5. VA undersecretary meets with staff about investiga...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    TOMAH, WI - Staff members at the Tomah VA Medical Center have been informed about the scope of an upcoming investigation of alleged over-medication of military veterans. The case gained momentum with the death of 35-year-old Marine Jason Simcakoski last August He died of an overdose in the hospital's inpatient care unit.

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  6. Military Veterans Earn Law Degrees, Help Fellow Servicemembers at...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    New enrollment figures show that John Marshall has enrolled an average of a dozen veteran law students a year over the last three years. The veterans who enroll at John Marshall say they chose the law school for its hand-on workload and the school's understanding of a veteran's specific skillsets and learning requirements.

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  7. Inside The VA: The Story UnfoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    March 24, 2009 changed the course of history for Marine Veteran and VA Whistleblower Oliver Mitchell and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. "The rules are important.

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  8. Obama in war over word choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    In the days after a deadly terror spree in Paris, President Barack Obama was criticized for purposely avoiding calling the attacks an example of "Islamic extremism," settling for the more generic "violent extremism."

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  9. Kirkland drops out of nomination raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brandon Sun

    A strong advocate for veterans affairs, Kirkland, 31, announced in September that he was putting his name forward for the Liberal candidacy, vacated by Rolf Dinsdale. "Am Ia Sdisappointed?a SYeah, Ia Sam," Kirkland said.

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  10. White House Grapples With Fraught Terrorism LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    In the days after a deadly terror spree in Paris, President Barack Obama was criticized for purposely avoiding calling the attacks an example of "Islamic extremism," settling for the more generic "violent extremism." This week, the White House struggled to explain why the administration sometimes classifies the Afghan Taliban as a terrorist organization - and sometimes does not.

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  11. Michelle Obama defends 'American Sniper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    US First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday defended Clint Eastwood's hit film "American Sniper," which has been accused of whitewashing the story of the Iraq war. "While I know there have been critics, I felt that, more often than not, this film touches on many of the emotions and experiences that I've heard firsthand from military families over these past few years," she said.

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  12. C2 Solutions Group Receives "Fantastic 50" AwardRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    SDVOSB named to Virginia Chamber of Commerce's 19th Annual List of Virginia's Fastest Growing Companies. C2 Solutions Group, Inc., a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that provides performance-based IT services to the federal government, has been named to the Virginia Chamber's list of 50 of the fastest growing companies in Virginia.

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  13. In Foley, a final salute to longtime volunteer firefighter, World War II veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    A longtime Foley volunteer firefighter and World War II and Korean War veteran who spent most of life looking after his brothers in arms was given a final salute Friday. Morgan Jackson Odom, a man who served as a firefighter for 65 years and helped establish the Foley Fire Department in the 1950s, rode on Engine 46 for the last time amid a miles-long funeral procession.

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  14. Michelle Obama praises Bradley Cooper starrer 'American Sniper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    "This movie reflects those wrenching stories that I've heard - the complex journeys that our men and women in uniform endure," she said. US First Lady Michelle Obama has praised Oscar-nominated film American Sniper .

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  15. Should Veterans With PTSD Be Exempt From the Death Penalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Atlantic

    On January 12, 1998, Andrew Brannan was driving his truck at 98 miles an hour on a country road near his Dublin, Georgia, home when he was pulled over by Deputy Kyle Dinkheller. Brannan, a white-haired, 66-year-old man, got out of his truck, shouted profanities, and danced around, yelling, "Here I am, here I am ... [s]hoot me."

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  16. VA investigator visits Tomah to meet staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Door Reminder

    VA investigator visits Tomah to meet staff By Dana Ferguson, Associated Press Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1CJcWOg Wisconsin leaders are asking for action at the federal level following reports of improper prescription practices at the Tomah VA medical center. TOMAH - The lead investigator of a probe into alleged overmedication of military veterans at the Tomah VA Medical Center met with hospital staff Friday to outline the scope of the review.

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  17. Heirs receive updated cost basis at time of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Q. My father died last year and left his children his home under a life estate. We sold the home in June and were told by our attorney that if we sold the house within 12 months, our basis would equal the selling price and as a result, no capital gains tax would result.

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  18. Tulane School of Continuing Studies' in Madison starts spring semesterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Madison County Herald

    The Tulane School of Continuing Studies' Madison Campus started the 2015 spring semester on Monday, and the upcoming semester includes new class offerings. The Madison Campus will offer four new classes this spring as a result of student feedback and the faculty's commitment to meeting the educational needs of the Metro area.

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  19. VA trying to earn back veterans' trust, deputy secretary saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    As the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs restructures the way it administers health care, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said officials are striving to make it easier for Wilmington-area veterans to get the help they need. Speaking Friday at Wilmington's VA Health Care Center, Gibson addressed measures the Wilmington and Fayetteville centers have taken in the wake of a national review that revealed 90-plus-day wait times and dropped appointments at many VA facilities.

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  20. Brooke Army Medical Center, born in humble roots, becomes a giantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald presents Oregon National Guard Staff Sgt. Steve Tessitore his bronze star and purple heart at the Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center, Dec. 19, 2014.

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