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  1. How NM's education industry is attacking a teacher shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    "It's a one-year program, intensive field component where we place the students with another teacher in schools. It's like a co-teaching opportunity that's also supported by the coursework and then they're mentored by the cooperating teachers and the faculty.

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  2. Care assistant charged with stealing from disabled veteranRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    A grand jury in Boston has indicted a personal care assistant on charges she stole nearly $128,500 from a disabled Vietnam War veteran for whom she was caring. The Suffolk County grand jury Thursday indicted 48-year-old Michelle Allix of South Boston on eight larceny charges.

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  3. Save the Date: VA Health Care Info FairRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Department of Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System is hosting an information fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its community based outpatient clinic in Carmel April 18. Employees from VA Hudson Valley will offer services such as registering for VA health care, taking pictures for the ID card for registered Veterans, and blood pressure checks. In addition, representatives will be on hand from the Women Veterans Program, MyHealtheVet Internet-based service, Virtual Health programs, the Caregiver program and others to offer assistance.

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  4. Grant To Help Erie VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | YourErie

    Hands of Erie will receive the grant for veterans housing from the Pennsylvania Veterans Trust Fund. The money will be used to provide housing for Erie's Veterans.

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  5. Congress looks to close loophole on expensive schooling for vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox 23

    Type veteran helicopter training into a Google search and a slew of results come back promising how you can use GI bill money to learn to fly for free. But it's what these flight schools are charging the government for that training that got the attention of members of Congress.

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  6. 93-year-old hopes to set a new record for Cooper River Bridge RunRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Last year, Leroy Miller set a record in the Cooper River Bridge Run and Walk that nobody knew about and that even he didn't realize. Strolling along steadily behind the back of the pack, the Hanahan resident crossed the finish line as the oldest person ever to finish Charleston's big 10K, which started in 1978.

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  7. VA official promises action on any misconduct at Tomah facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A top Veterans Affairs official pledged at a Senate hearing Thursday that anyone guilty of misconduct at the Tomah VA hospital will be held accountable. "We will not tolerate an environment where intimidation or suppression of concerns occurs," said Carolyn Clancy, interim undersecretary for health for the Veterans Health Administration.

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  8. Big News from Chicago: Tammy DuckworthRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    U.S. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is going to announce a 2016 Senate run on Monday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. She'll be challenging the incumbent GOP Sen. Mark Kirk.

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  9. Murder of Elderly WWII Veteran 'Tugs at Heart Strings'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A spokesman for the Montgomery County State's attorney says a suspect in the retired naval officer's death has been indicted. A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Silver Spring man in the murder of his neighbor, a 95-year-old World War II veteran.

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  10. Indianapolis monument needs more work than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Repairs to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis are taking longer than expected and won't be finished before this May's Indy 500 activities, an official said Friday. Crews working to repair and restore the bronze artwork and limestone components of the downtown landmark are now set to wrap up in late August, three months after the project's original completion date.

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  11. March 30 as Vietnam Veterans Day in MO, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging Missourians to give special recognition to veterans of the Vietnam War on Monday, March 30. "Vietnam veterans are valued and vital members of our communities who, through their selfless service and sacrifice, have earned our deepest respect and admiration," Gov. Nixon said. "I encourage all Missourians to join me in honoring these soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their bravery, patriotism and service on our behalf."

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  12. Students excites to display large-scale sculptures at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Seven East Carolina University sculpture students stood in a drizzle Friday with their latest works, now part of the year-long "Art at the Airport" exhibit at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern. Each March since 2009, the airport has featured artwork by the ECU students, with one piece later selected for purchase and permanent display in the sculpture garden outside the main terminal.

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  13. Wounded Warrior ProjectA Announces New Advisory CouncilRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Wounded Warrior Project has assembled an advisory council to advance the current and future work of WWP. This group of accomplished community leaders will provide leadership with direction that will help achieve WWP's vision of fostering the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

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  14. Career expo for veterans to be held in Woodland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Berkley College and the Be a Hero - Hire a Hero initiative, which helps veterans transition to civilian life, are co-hosting a career expo for members of the military, veterans and their families at the school's campus in Woodland Park. The Spring Veterans Career Expo will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 17 at 44 Rifle Camp Road.

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  15. Some veterans question naming part of I-15 after Speaker LockhartRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) House Speaker Becky Lockhart addresses the Utah Republican Party 2014 Nominating Convention at the South Towne Expo Center, Saturday, April 26, 2014. The Salt Lake Tribune) House Speaker Becky Lockhart addresses the Utah Republican Party 2014 Nominating Convention at the South Towne Expo Center, Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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  16. Hoffa Addresses First Graduates Of Military Job Training ProgramRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa took part in a ceremony recognizing the first graduates of a program that helps active military personnel transition to a career in transportation. The ceremony was held at the Army's new Industrial Training Complex in Fort Sill, Okla.

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  17. NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of March 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival. When Cecelia discovers a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, she is unable to resist and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women.

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  18. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Health Net Federal Services Receives Contract Extension of up to Three Additional One-Year Option Periods to Continue Providing TRICARE Services )-- Health Net Federal Services, LLC , a subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. , today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense modified the Company's TRICARE program contract in the North Region to, among other things, add three additional one-year option periods. As part of the modification, the DoD awarded the first of the three option periods, allowing Health Net to continue providing access to health care services to TRICARE beneficiaries through at least March 31, 2016.

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  19. Rep. Tammy Duckworth to announce Senate bid MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is reportedly gearing up to announce Monday that she will challenge vulnerable GOP incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Friday that Duckworth, a wounded Iraq war veteran, would launch a bid next week.

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  20. Health Net Federal Services Receives Contract Extension of up to...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Health Net Federal Services, LLC , a subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. , today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense modified the Company's TRICARE program contract in the North Region to, among other things, add three additional one-year option periods. As part of the modification, the DoD awarded the first of the three option periods, allowing Health Net to continue providing access to health care services to TRICARE beneficiaries through at least March 31, 2016.

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