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  1. Silver City veteran honored at RoundhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    World War II veteran Daniel M. McBride of Silver City was in Santa Fe for a ceremony honoring WWII veterans at the state House of Representatives on Wednesday. Rep. Dianne Hamilton read a short biography of McBride and the entire House and gallery gave him a standing ovation, said John Sterle, who accompanied McBride to the Roundhouse.


  2. Eden Park: From humble beginnings to todayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland's sports grounds are also national icons but, as Suzanne McFadden reveals, they had humble beginnings and face a new future. If Eden Park had been stuck with its original name, the commentary at today's Cricket World Cup showdown between New Zealand and Australia could have sounded quite different.


  3. Longtime WCCO radio personality Dick Champan diesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    WCCO has a report on Chapman's life, including audio clips of his 1965 Fridley tornado coverage that helped put him on the map. Chapman, a World War II veteran, retired in 1993 and wrote a book about his time at the radio station.


  4. Arkansas VA Office Plagued With Employees Who Manipulate ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    It looks like the Department of Veterans Affairs still has a problem with tampering. In Little Rock, Ark., the VA's top watchdog has dug up evidence that employees manipulated the dates of unadjusted claims to make it appear as though the backlog was being eliminated at a much quicker pace.


  5. Gordon Keith, creator of State Auto 'Nativity' scene, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Gordon Keith created Christmas memories with his design work on the Nativity scene outside State Auto Insurance and the Talking Tree at the old Lazarus store Downtown. Keith, a World War II veteran who built models for the Army, died Wednesday at 91. "He did a lot of work for this city and outside the city," said his son, Gregory.


  6. a Few Good Men Begins 3/6 at Players' RingRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    Veterans in Performing Arts take the stage at the Players' Ring with A Few Good Men from March 6th to the 22nd. Showtimes are Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays 3/8 & 3/15 at 7 pm and Sunday 3/22 at 3 pm.


  7. Chris Kyle should get Medal of Honor, congressman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    U.S. Rep. Roger Williams wants legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle to get the recognition he believes he deserves. That's why Williams, R-Austin, has filed a bill asking the president to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Kyle, who was shot and killed at a shooting range at Rough Creek Lodge in 2013.


  8. Gordon W. DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Mr. Gordon W. Davis, age 95, a longtime resident of St. Johnsville, NY, and World War II veteran, passed away with his loving family at his side on Monday, February 23, 2015, at the Batavia VA Medical Center, Batavia, NY. He was born on April 24, 1919, in Dolgeville, NY, a son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Davis, and was a graduate of St. Johnsville High School.


  9. Manchin Urges Navy to Name Ship After Decorated W.Va. VetRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging the Navy to name a ship after Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams. Manchin made the request Friday in a letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.


  10. 'Knives are out': Hawaii Dem faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isn't stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam."


  11. Senior Enlisted Advisors: Uncertainty Affects Quality of LifeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Official Wire News

    Service members and their families are concerned about potential sequester-caused cuts to the military's budget and possible changes to quality of life, pay and compensation programs, the services' senior enlisted advisors told a House panel here Feb. 25. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens, Sgt.


  12. 162 living on the street, Monroe County homeless survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pocono Record

    The Jan. 28 annual Winter Point-In-Time Homeless Count revealed 162 unsheltered homeless people in Monroe County, said count coordinator Leslie Perryman. Of the 162, at least 51 were identified as men, at least 18 as women and at least nine as children, said Perryman.


  13. Report: Data manipulation confirmed at Little Rock VARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATV Little Rock

    Data manipulation has been discovered at the Veterans Affairs Little Rock Regional Office, according to a report. One claim that was 20 years old, was changed to appear it was only 14 days old.


  14. Recounting the history of veterans benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | American Legion Magazine

    During The American Legion's annual Washington Conference this week, James Ridgway, chief counsel for policy and procedure at the Board of Veterans' Appeals, spoke to the Legion's Legislative Commission about the history of veterans benefits. Several themes highlighted Ridgway's presentation, which recounted the struggle that veterans, dating back to the Civil War, have faced in receiving the benefits they earned through their service.


  15. Tories scramble to address complaints of veterans ahead of federal voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Globe and Mail

    Minister of Veterans Affairs Erin O'Toole speaks at the Conference of Defence Associations Institute conference on security and defence at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Minister of Veterans Affairs Erin O'Toole speaks at the Conference of Defence Associations Institute conference on security and defence at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Thursday, February 19, 2015.


  16. DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Distinguished Concerts International New York will showcase three superb choral ensembles in an all-a cappella program at Weill Hall on Friday, March 13 at 8:00pm. Hailing from Canada are the Grammy-nominated Elora Festival Singers, and Le Chur de chambre du Qubec, which specializes in contemporary French-language works.


  17. Don't Call Them Homeless VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Planetizen

    The disbelief is clear in Nancy Hughes Moyer's voice even now, nearly five years after she first faced the full force of community opposition in Chicago. It was February 2010, and the organization she directs, Volunteers of America Illinois, was two weeks away from asking the city council for its vote of approval on a site for Hope Manor, what would become 50 supportive apartments for formerly homeless veterans.


  18. 'The Spirit of the Old West'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly

    The topographical table runs almost the length of the gallery, depicting in miniature the history of the American West beginning with early Native American life, and continuing with the arrival of the white man. Jerry Fick of Cody, Wyoming, now in his early 70s, remembers finding a jasper arrowhead in his yard in Pennsylvania when he was 7 years old, and he has been accumulating Indian "tracks" ever since.


  19. War images stop MPs in their tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    Normally MPs hurry along the Westminster corridor where select committee meetings are held, but this week they've been stopped in their tracks by an exhibition created by veterans based at the Colchester garrison. There is a photograph of a naked and crying baby in the arms of two members of the parachute regiment and standing next to it a pair of scorched camouflaged trousers - the person who had been wearing them caught in an explosion in Helmand.


  20. Cowboy Up! with SAACARead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KGUN

    It's a huge weekend for this month's Journal Community Partner, the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, or SAACA as it's known. One of it's top projects, the Cowboy Festival of the Arts at the Oro Valley Marketplace will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 28th and March 1st.