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Northwest Florida Daily News
MILITARY UPDATE: VA 'Choice' funding deal near; Trump targets transgendersveteran service organizations to forge an intricate compromise that will funnel
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted an hour ago
veteran service organizations to forge an intricate compromise that will funnel $2.1 billion in emergency dollars into the Department of Veterans Affairs ‘Choice’ plan to ensure that the vital community-based health care option keeps... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US senator files bill to keep services going for WWII Filvets at VA in Manilaintroduced the “Keeping Our Commitment to Overseas Veterans Act” to extend an e
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
introduced the “Keeping Our Commitment to Overseas Veterans Act” to extend an expiring legal provision that allows the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to operate the VA Regional Office and Outpatient Clinic in Manila, Philippines. The... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police save veteran after her wheelchair rolls into riverSaturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual w
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 hours ago
Saturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual wheelchair-sports event presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Nearly 600 veterans gathered in Cincinnati last week... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Police save veteran after her wheelchair rolls into riverSaturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual w
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 hours ago
Saturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual wheelchair-sports event presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Nearly 600 veterans gathered in Cincinnati last week... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
After vets protests, new deal struck to end VA budget crisisRepublicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency sp
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 hours ago
Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestRepublicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency sp
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 hours ago
Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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ABC News
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestand Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending p
ABC News / Posted 11 hours ago
and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestand Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending p
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 11 hours ago
and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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FOX News
Deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestand Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending p
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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TribLIVE
Deal reached to fix VA budget crisisand Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending p
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Police save veteran after her wheelchair rolls into riverSaturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual w
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 hours ago
Saturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual wheelchair-sports event presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Nearly 600 veterans gathered in Cincinnati last week... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Wait times at Colorado VA facilities among worst in nationDENVER (AP) — Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait ti
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 hours ago
DENVER (AP) — Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation. The average wait for a primary care... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Police save veteran after her wheelchair rolls into riverSaturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual w
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 hours ago
Saturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual wheelchair-sports event presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Nearly 600 veterans gathered in Cincinnati last week... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ohio officer saves veteran after her wheelchair rolls into riverSaturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual w
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 hours ago
Saturday on the last day of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, an annual wheelchair-sports event presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Nearly 600 veterans gathered in Cincinnati last week... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestand Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending p
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 hours ago
and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Wait times at Colorado VA facilities among worst in nationVeterans Affairs graphic Veterans Affairs graphic DENVER - Numbers from the U
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 hours ago
Veterans Affairs graphic Veterans Affairs graphic DENVER - Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the... Read more
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FOX Business
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestRepublicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency sp
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care. The plan also would boost core VA health programs, something... Read more
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FOX Business
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestRepublicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency sp
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care. Continue Reading Below The plan also would boost core VA... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protestRepublicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency sp
Dayton Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care. The plan also would boost core VA health programs, something... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates progress at Veterans AffairsWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump paints a rosy picture of an improved Depart
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump paints a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch where accessing electronic medical records is “so easy and so good” and health care is freely available without any delays. The... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
CSKT, VA sign Native American Direct Loan MOUVice-Chair of the CSKT Tribal Council, ceremonially sign the NADL MOU at the Ea
Char-Koosta News / Posted 20 hours ago
Vice-Chair of the CSKT Tribal Council, ceremonially sign the NADL MOU at the Eagle Circle. (B.L. Azure photo) PABLO — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Native American Direct Loan (NADL) program was already officially in effect on the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
VA Mobile Outreach Clinic to Come to Sussex CountyDel - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Mobile Clinic will be making sto
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 hours ago
Del - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Mobile Clinic will be making stops in Sussex County in August. The VA mobile clinic offers primary care services including management of acute and chronic illnesses, women's health issues, and patient... Read more
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The Hill
House votes to add border wall funding to spending billbills to fund all parts of the federal government. The spending package on the
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
bills to fund all parts of the federal government. The spending package on the floor this week only includes money for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Energy, legislative branch operations and the Defense Department, along with... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Arkansas Veteran is New VFW National Inspector General1971, carpenter apprenticeship school in 1972, and was a journeyman carpenter f
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 23 hours ago
1971, carpenter apprenticeship school in 1972, and was a journeyman carpenter from 1975 to 2011, when he retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs as a carpenter. He is a life member of AMVETS, Military Order of the Cootie, and a member of... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Wait Times At Colorado VA Facilities Among Worst In NationNumbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medica
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 23 hours ago
Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation. The Denver Post reports veterans have seen little... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. "I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
House GOP Works To Deliver On Border Wall For Trumpa plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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Newswise
Scientists Become Research Subjects in After-Hours Brain-Scanning Projectsaid. As founding members of the Midnight Scan Club, Dosenbach and Nelson — no
Newswise / Posted yesterday
said. As founding members of the Midnight Scan Club, Dosenbach and Nelson — now a neuroimaging director at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Waco, Texas, and a research assistant professor at Baylor University in Waco and the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trumpa plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. "I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't... Read more
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News 8000
Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. "I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. "I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. "I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't... Read more
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Raw Story
McCain’s brain cancer draws renewed attention to possible Agent Orange connectionradiation treatments. “It’s only been six weeks. It’s such a devastating diagno
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
radiation treatments. “It’s only been six weeks. It’s such a devastating diagnosis.” McCain’s diagnosis comes as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is under increased pressure to broaden who’s eligible for Agent Orange-related compensation.... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Consumers being warned about scam charity claiming to benefit veteransa statement, Beshear's Office of Senior Protection issued a warning about the s
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
a statement, Beshear's Office of Senior Protection issued a warning about the scam. They are now working with the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs to make veterans and their families aware. Beshear says he wants Kentuckians who want to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Wait times at Colorado VA facilities among worst in nationDENVER (AP) — Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait ti
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
DENVER (AP) — Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation. The average wait for a primary care... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Fight your nightmares for a better night’s sleepis one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their storie
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
is one of many soldiers identified by their first names who shared their stories on video on Make the Connection, a US Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to returning veterans. “I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn’t... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Marcus Jackson/About Town: 'I don't think I could ever retire'were placed on highways at the entrances to the county. And for his work, Gorh
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
were placed on highways at the entrances to the county. And for his work, Gorham is being recognized today by the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs with its Patriotic Volunteer and Appreciation Award for the fourth quarter. This puts him into... Read more
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BBC News
Why does the US military buy so much Viagra?more likely than their civilian counterparts to report erectile dysfunction or
BBC News / Posted yesterday
more likely than their civilian counterparts to report erectile dysfunction or other sexual problems", according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs. One study cited found that 85% of male combat veterans with PTSD report erectile... Read more
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The Hill
Who knew Medicare would be so complicated? Not Trumpmost advanced medicines. Indeed, federal officials currently have the power to
The Hill / Posted yesterday
most advanced medicines. Indeed, federal officials currently have the power to determine the medicines included on the Department of Veterans Affairs formulary. They've opted not to include 37 of the top 200 most frequently prescribed Part D... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Vietnam Veteran From Remsenburg Will Receive Overdue Honor - Remsenburgaction on battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, and helps them navigate the mil
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
action on battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, and helps them navigate the military resources available to them. “The VA [Department of Veterans Affairs] can be overwhelming,” he said. “It helps to have an advocate.” In the end, Mr. Fogarty is... Read more
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FOX News
Congress close to deal on funding for nearly broke VA programLawmakers in Washington are nearing an agreement on funding in an effort to sav
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers in Washington are nearing an agreement on funding in an effort to save a nearly bankrupt Department of Veterans Affairs program. The new legislation earmarks $2.1 billion for the Choice program, which permits veterans to receive health... Read more
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The Columbian
House GOP works to deliver on border walla plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trumpa plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trumpa plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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New Kerala
American Humane Applauds Introduction of Pups for Patriots Act - newkerala news #257665the "Pups for Patriots Act of 2017," by Congressmen Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and He
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the "Pups for Patriots Act of 2017," by Congressmen Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX). The bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to create a pilot program to provide more highly trained lifesaving service dogs to the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Transgender Marine Vet Vows to Keep Fighting Amid Banhas not changed. "We provide care, benefits and other VA services to all Veter
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
has not changed. "We provide care, benefits and other VA services to all Veterans, including transgender Veterans," said Curt Cashour, Press Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, in a statement. Published 39 minutes ago | Updated 33 minutes... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Down payment on the wall? What House GOP has in storea plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Down payment on the wall? What House GOP has in storea plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill th
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
a plan to lump the wall funding in with a massive $788 billion spending bill that includes money for the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides political cover for any Republicans that might have qualms. The measure,... Read more
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Business Insider
Trump just revealed a deep misunderstanding of what it means to be transgender— at most a 0.13% increase over the $6.2 billion the Defense Department spent o
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
— at most a 0.13% increase over the $6.2 billion the Defense Department spent on healthcare for active-duty personnel. The Department of Veterans Affairs, which has a separate budget, seeks to spend $69 billion on medical care in fiscal... Read more
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