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  1. Deal reached in Congress on VA fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    If it is approved by the full House and Senate this week, the agreement would end a lengthy standoff over the funding that at times looked to imperil any possible deal.

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  2. 's Gut Check for July 28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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  3. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFI

    A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  4. VA reform bill to get vote this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MilitaryCity.com

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, accompanied by House Veterans' Affairs Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., speaks during a July 28 news conference on Capitol Hill.

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  5. What will get done before Congress' recess?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KION 46

    Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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  6. Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIMA

    A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  7. 'Dysfunctional' Congress manages to reach a compromise on reforming veterans' health careRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, joined by House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., pauses as he speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care that would authorize at least $17 ... (more)

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  8. Deal Reached to Extend Program for Brain-Damaged VetsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Congressional negotiators agreed Monday to extend a government program that funds assisted-living homes for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries, including dozens of troops wounded by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  9. Southwest La. veterans clinics included in dealRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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  10. Dogs trained as compassionate companionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    A Qualicum-based non-profit organization is matching rescue dogs with military veterans and others struggling with 'invisible injuries' such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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  11. Will Bipartisan Plan To Fix Veteran Medical Care Pass Before Congress Takes Summer Break?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical Daily

    Bipartisan negotiators say they have agreed on a plan to fix the veterans' health program, but will the House and Senate pass it before Friday, when Congress adjourns for a five-week recess? Bipartisan negotiators said Monday they have agreed on a plan, costing about $17 billion, to fix the veterans' medical program, yet the compromise bill still ... (more)

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  12. Lawmakers Announce $17 Billion Deal Intended To Fix VA SystemRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GPB.org

    This post was updated at 3 p.m. ET: House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion plan Monday to address the crisis in care for veterans.

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  13. Bernie Sanders' New Title: DealmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Roll Call

    Sen. Bernard Sanders doesn't seem a likely suspect to bridge Washington's toxic partisan divide and cut one of the most significant deals in years.

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  14. Jury says it is stuck in Ventura case after 5 daysRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Army Times

    The jury weighing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle told the judge Monday they didn't think they could reach a unanimous verdict, but he asked them to keep trying.

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  15. A third generation is adding to the growth at American Vinyl Co.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Plastics News

    American Vinyl Co., a compounding and extrusion company that increased its workforce 20 percent this year, is looking to double its space for storing raw materials and producing door and window profiles, pool hoses, and straps for patio furniture.

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  16. U.S. fuming over Israeli criticism of KerryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Navy Times

    Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

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  17. Jefferson City Korean War veteran honored with medal from Gov. NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KMIZ

    Veterans of the Korean War are set to be honored this weekend. Those who served from 1950 to 1953 spent time fighting to protect the Republic of Korea, now known as South Korea, from North Korea and Chinese Communist troops.

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  18. U.S. social media asks: Who is that woman in black?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    A quiet woman wearing a flowing, black dress and mysteriously strolling along busy highways in parts of the U.S. Southeast and Midwest has the curious wondering who she is and spurred a social media site to document her trek.

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  19. Stanley Jones: Calgary's first Great War enlisteeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

    Stanley Livingston Jones was standing with his wife, Lucile, in front of one of the local newspaper buildings in Calgary on Aug.5, 1914 when they discovered the news that German forces had attacked Belgium a da prior on Aug. 4. In response, Britain declared war on Germany to honour the 1839 Treaty of London - a document that stated Britain would ... (more)

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  20. Local veterans welcome VA medical care billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Congress is coming together trying to fix healthcare problems plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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