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  1. Taxes & Generational Equity: New York State and New York City in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Room 8

    According to a recently released report, from the "liberal" Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, New York may have the highest state and local tax burden in the country but at least it has comparatively "fair" taxes with regard to the percentage of income paid by the rich, middle class and poor. "The study gives kudos to states that rely on income taxes, because they tend to be more progressive, and downgrades states without them because they tend to collect a large percentage of revenue from sales taxes" according to C rain's .


  2. LI first responders bring cheer to wounded vets in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    Members of the Vigiano Group of FDNY, l-r, John Vigiano, of Deer Park, Eddie Fusco, of Bethpage, John Stack, of Freeport, Tom Ryan of Bellmore, John Atwell, of Rockville Centre, and Ralph Esposito, of Oceanside, stand together with the Spirit of Hope award during a monthly breakfast held with other retired New York City firefighters at the Lindencrest Diner in Lindenhurst, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.


  3. Iraq, etcRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    Yesterday's snapshot did not note last week's Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing. There were several actually but I'm referring to the hearing that the VA testified at.


  4. Veterans 'walk off the war': Warrior Hike supports those transitioning from military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    "I saw the world as a negative place. Everybody was evil, everything was out to get me," said the 48-year-old Auburn man and Army veteran.


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    8 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    "Ladies and gentlemen, today marks a historic day in the veteran community," said QC native and Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Jake Wood as he introduced President Obama last month. "Clay hunt was an amazing young man and it is fitting that we sign a bill into law with his name on it," he said.


  6. Gun Rightists Plan Spokane ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Gun rights activists from across the nation have announced their intentions to demonstrate in front of the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse Friday in support of an Iraq War veteran arrested for possessing an assault rifle there about a week ago. Anthony Bosworth was taken into custody and has told conservative talk radio stations he was held for several hours Feb. 25. A video of the encounter, posted on YouTube, shows federal agents confiscating Bosworth's AK-47 rifle and 9mm sidearm.


  7. Former Navy SEAL Sniper: Stopselling out our national securityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    Right now in America, our nation is at its tipping point. From the horrifying rise of global terrorism through ISIS, to the looming threat of another government shutdown, Americans are looking for leadership they can count on.


  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    For the first time, the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical facility in Biloxi held a National Veterans Creative Arts Competition on Thursday. All day, local war heroes got a chance to display their soft and creative side in the art show.


  9. 'American Crime' recap: Episode OneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ABC's heavily promoted and justifiably hyped entry into the prestige TV market now cornered by premium cable and streaming services, the pilot episode of American Crime kicked off a limited-run, 11-episode arc Thursday: the triumphant return to television by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley, installed here as creator-writer-director. It presents a multicultural pile-on of compelling characters with inter-weaving story lines and cloudy motives-American lives redefined or suddenly hemmed in by their jarring collisions with American criminality-focused around a murder investigation but absent the usual bells and whistles of a network police procedural.


  10. Expanding VA Caregivers ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict. The Veterans Care program currently provides funds to caregivers and their families allowing post-9/11 veterans to stay in their homes, and Durbin says it's worth it to expand.


  11. Review: In "Red Hot Patriot," Rhonda Brown embodies the late firebrand journalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Actress Rhonda Brown performs the role of Molly Ivins in the one-woman show "Red Hot Patriot." In her syndicated opinion columns, Molly Ivins saw it as her patriotic duty to call out a system when its servants betrayed the country she loved.


  12. WWII dog tag, lost in France, finds its way to widowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    James W. Wallace joined the U.S. Army in 1943 and served in the European theater during World War II. He battled the Nazis.


  13. National Commander of VFW demands Westover veterans exposed to Agent Orange receive benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Photo from 1981 of members of the 731st Tactical Airlift Squadron taken in front of one of the C-123 Providers they flew in at Westover Air Reserve Base. The National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States added his support to Westover Air Reserve Base veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange while flying planes formerly used in Vietnam to spray the chemical over enemy territory.


  14. Nicholson says secrecy over response to soldier's suicide is in the 'family's interests'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    A photo of Cpl. Stuart Langridge is seen along with his beret and medals on a table during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 28, 2010.


  15. Pro-gun protesters plan rally outside Foley courthouse Friday - Thu, 05 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your account. Gun rights activists from across the nation have announced their intentions to demonstrate in front of the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse Friday in support of an Iraq War veteran arrested for possessing an assault rifle there about a week ago.


  16. Tampa's Black Daggers get national attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    Tampa's Black Dagger Military Hunt Club is gaining national attention. The volunteer group helps wounded military veterans heal through hunting, fishing and shooting.


  17. Richmond Hill man hopes story will change how VA worksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    As an 18-year-old soldier, he had his life in front of him. Just eight months ago, he was still larger than life to his niece, Emma, but now neither time nor hope are on Donny Spell's side.


  18. Hometown Hero: Graybar ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Donny Spell's absence has been felt every day by friends and co-workers at Graybar Electric. "Being in the office when he came in, he kind of lightened up the place," said Brice Pierce, one of Spell's co-workers.


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    9 hrs ago | Digby

    What could go wrong? by digby Gosh what a great idea. If there's one thing the Middle East needs it's some American mercenary yahoos running around: A U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.


  20. Latest Vail Veterans Program group includes the last war amputee from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Brandon Dodson and his wife, Jasmine, are in town this week with the Vail Veterans Program. Dodson was hit seven months ago in Afghanistan, and said he is the last amputee from that war.