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  1. Grandma's toughest challenge isn't her 100th marathon.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News10.net

    This 67-year-old grandmother is training for her 100th race, but this time, the toughest stretch may be in Ferguson. Grandma's toughest challenge isn't her 100th marathon This 67-year-old grandmother is training for her 100th race, but this time, the toughest stretch may be in Ferguson.

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  2. Surplus symbols? Some say 'bully' N.H. lawmakers had a pointRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club. When New Hampshire lawmakers this month shot down as frivolous a group of fourth-graders' effort to name the red-tailed hawk the official state raptor, the pols got pasted as insensitive bullies.

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  3. Hogan signing bill making March 30 Vietnam Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMDT

    The bill was introduced by Democratic senator and Vietnam veteran John Astle of Anne Arundel County. It passed both houses of the General Assembly as an emergency bill this session.

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  4. Illinois Democrat Duckworth to run for U.S. Senate in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat, will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, saying in a video posted to her website on Monday that she would "fight my heart out" for constituents. Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran who lost both legs in a helicopter crash, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 and previously was an assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  5. Tammy Duckworth runningagainst Mark Kirk for US SenateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Chicago - Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will run for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile challenge to Republican Mark KirkA s re-election bid. The Democrat announced her candidacy with a video posted on her website in which she says itA s time for "Washington to be held accountable."

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  6. Catch Me if You Can: FakeCop Investigates VA DeathsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Steve Pancoast carried a gun and sought justice for dead vets as 'chief investigator' for the Oklahoma VA. But it turns out that wasn't his job-and now he's facing charges.

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  7. VA inspector general investigatingPhiladelphia official's relocation bonusRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of Inspector General is investigating the nearly $300,000 relocation bonus paid to a senior VA official when she was transferred from Washington to lead the Philadelphia regional office last year. In a letter to House Veterans Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller, Deputy Inspector General Richard Griffin said his office is "reviewing the documentation" of the $288,206 in payments to Philadelphia VA Director Diana Rubens.

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  8. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    When Andy Slavitt reported for work as deputy administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last June 10, he pocketed at least $4.8 million in tax-free income from major health-care companies. That's according to financial disclosure forms obtained by The Daily Caller, now published for the first time.

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  9. Two charged with stealing medication from veteransRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    A former U.S. Postal Service contractor and his wife have been charged in Memphis in a federal indictment that accuses them of conspiring to steal packages of prescription pharmaceuticals intended for military veterans. Two charged with stealing medication from veterans A former U.S. Postal Service contractor and his wife have been charged in Memphis in a federal indictment that accuses them of conspiring to steal packages of prescription pharmaceuticals intended for military veterans.

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  10. Vietnam Veteran Carl Kuzyk receives a pile of medals, describes firefightsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Muskegon's Carl Kuzyk was a Specialist in the U.S. Army from 1968-1969. He was a radio operator in the 101st Airborne and served for a year and a half in Vietnam.

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  11. Severe Alzheimer's Patient Responds to Bryostatin TreatmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine announced their findings from a new study entitled, "PSEN1 Variant in a Family with Atypical AD." An Alzheimer patient with very severe disease, genetically confirmed to have a known variant of PSEN1, showed promising benefits during treatment with the drug Bryostatin 1. Genetically confirmed Alzheimer's patients as severely advanced as patient IV-18 have not shown this level of clinical improvement previously with other treatment .

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  12. Gov. Beshear declares March 30 as Vietnam Veteran's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WHAS11

    Governor Steve Beshear has declared March 30 as Vietnam Veteran's Day in Kentucky. The proclamation aims to honor the Commonwealth's Gov. Beshear declares March 30 as Vietnam Veteran's Day --Governor Steve Beshear has declared March 30 as Vietnam Veteran's Day in Kentucky.

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  13. Korean group honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Korean group honors veterans Association is taking Korean War veterans to South Korea to see changes country has made. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1CpGAY4 Members of the Korean American Association and Korean War veterans look at names of veterans engraved in the bricks at the Korean War Veterans Memorial at the veterans cemetery in Fernley.

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  14. South Korean Opinion Divided In Reaction To US Ambassador AttackRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    When US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was wounded in a knife attack on March 5, 2015 by a South Korean anti-US activist, no one was surprised by North Korea's elation over the incident. Its state-controlled media called it "just punishment" on the US for starting military drills with its ally South Korea.

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  15. OP-ED | In Support of Honoring Connecticut's VeteransRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Lost in the Governor's budget is a cut of $469,533 that eliminates funding of a stipend to veterans who participate in graveside ceremonial firing squads. As a veteran who has attended too many military funerals to count and knowing what these honors mean to the families of the departed, I find the cut despicable.

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  16. Duckworth Announces Senate RunRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    an Iraq war veteran - is a former Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary, and a former assistant secretary of the national V-A. She's in her second term in Illinois' 8th Congressional District.

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  17. For 1 veteran at Tomah, even high doses didn't end the painRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Air Force veteran Jason Bishop says he has struggled in vain to find chronic pain relief at several Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, including one in Tomah. Bishop was one of thousands of veterans to receive the narcotic as well as a prescription for a benzodiazepine, a class of psychoactive drugs that act as a tranquilizer.

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  18. World War II veteran finally receives POW medalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WKBT

    A Minnesota veteran shot down and held captive in World War II has finally received a long overdue military medal. Bob Michelsen, of Apple Valley, was a 19-year-old Air Force B-29 gunner flying over Japan in May of 1945 when his plane was hit and began burning out of control.

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  19. Ellesmere Port police officer who crashed patrol car through gates of force HQ walks free from courtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    A policeman who crashed his patrol car through the gates of the force HQ to confront his boss has walked free after a court heard the Iraq war veteran was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Pc Kevin Szabo, 40, from Prestatyn, North Wales, wept in the dock at Liverpool Crown Court as he was described as an exemplary officer, who had served his country both in the armed forces and the police but who had now lost everything.

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  20. New York Times: Opponents of Amnesty for 'Undocumented' Are Like My Racist GranddadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Adam Davidson of National Public Radio shoddily lumped people who oppose illegal immigration with racists and homophobes like his grandfather in " Debunking the Myth of the Job-Stealing Immigrant ," in his regular "On Money" analysis for the New York Times magazine. When I was growing up in the 1980s, I watched my grandfather -- my dad's stepdad -- struggle with his own prejudice.

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