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FOX 11 Tucson
Post-storm cleanup in Phoenix not quite overPHOENIX (AP) - Just as Phoenix began to make progress in cleaning up after a br
Post-storm cleanup in Phoenix not quite over
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 hours ago
PHOENIX (AP) - Just as Phoenix began to make progress in cleaning up after a brutal storm, the city became shrouded in a dust cloud Thursday that sent residents running indoors. The National Weather Service says dust rolled into the Phoenix area,... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Post-storm cleanup in Phoenix not quite overParts of Phoenix are still being put back together three days after a brutal st
Post-storm cleanup in Phoenix not quite over
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 3 hours ago
Parts of Phoenix are still being put back together three days after a brutal storm Monday left a trail of downed power poles, damaged building and debris. Arizona Public Service restored power to 90 customers around noon Thursday. At the height of... Read more
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FOX News
Could mobile devices raise skin cancer risk?Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light fro
Could mobile devices raise skin cancer risk?
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increase users' exposure to the cancer-causing wavelengths, according to a new study. "These devices are generally used for communication or... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Could mobile devices raise skin cancer risk?(Reuters Health) - Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ul
Could mobile devices raise skin cancer risk?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
(Reuters Health) - Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increase users' exposure to the cancer-causing wavelengths, according to a new study. “These devices are generally used... Read more
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News 8000
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reportsThe director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired, becoming the second
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reports
News 8000 / Posted 8 hours ago
The director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired, becoming the second top official to depart amid reports of over-medication practices. The VA did not immediately say whether say whether Mario Desanctis was fired or quit, but U.S. Rep. Ron... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reportsThe director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired, becoming the second
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reports
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 hours ago
The director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired, becoming the second top official to depart amid reports of over-medication practices. The La Crosse Tribune reports that acting director John Rohrer sent an email to employees Wednesday... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reportsTOMAH, Wis. (AP) -- The director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired,
Tomah VA director fired in wake of over-prescription reports
WAOW Wausau / Posted 9 hours ago
TOMAH, Wis. (AP) -- The director of the Tomah VA Medical Center has been fired, becoming the second top official to depart amid reports of over-medication practices. The La Crosse Tribune reports that acting director John Rohrer sent an email to... Read more
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Washington Post
Nearly 1 million veterans have pending applications for health care at the VA — and a third may already be deadVeteran Roy Wiltz waits to be picked up outside the Atlanta VA Medical Center a
Nearly 1 million veterans have pending applications for health care at the VA — and a third may already be dead
Washington Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Veteran Roy Wiltz waits to be picked up outside the Atlanta VA Medical Center after a medical appointment on May 24, 2013. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) Despite promises for widespread reform, nearly 900,000 military veterans have pending... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Robert L. GerverBorn Jan. 26, 1931, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late George H. Gerver
Robert L. Gerver
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late George H. Gerver and Gladys Virginia Custer Willen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Martinsburg. He was the owner/opera- tor of... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Wittman addresses ongoing problems with VA systemRep. Rob Wittman, at left, spoke last Thursday evening to members of the Disabl
Wittman addresses ongoing problems with VA system
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted yesterday
Rep. Rob Wittman, at left, spoke last Thursday evening to members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 58, Gloucester, about a variety of veterans-related issues, including wait times at VA medical centers. The meeting was held at chapter... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Thousands Still Without Power After Phoenix StormA tree split in half outside a home near 19th Avenue and Thomas Road in Phoenix
Thousands Still Without Power After Phoenix Storm
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
A tree split in half outside a home near 19th Avenue and Thomas Road in Phoenix. PHOENIX — Thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, remained without power a day after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Thousands without power as Phoenix recovers from big stormOranges float in a flooded Encanto Park Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Phoenix. Mon
Thousands without power as Phoenix recovers from big storm
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Oranges float in a flooded Encanto Park Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Phoenix. Monsoon storms hit the Phoenix area Monday night and knocked out power to thousands, delayed air travel, and stranded motorists in flash floods and knocking down trees.... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
"VA is lying. Veterans are dying!" billboard appears across from VA HospitalNews 12 at 6 o'clock / Tuesday, September 1, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A bil
"VA is lying. Veterans are dying!" billboard appears across from VA Hospital
News 12 Augusta / Posted 2 days ago
News 12 at 6 o'clock / Tuesday, September 1, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A billboard reading "VA is lying. Veterans are dying!" has appeared right across the street from Augusta's VA Hospital. It doesn't make a sound, but it sends a loud message.... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Veterans suffer lack of servicesMil Thornton and Kevin Whitaker are on the front lines for Rim Country veterans
Veterans suffer lack of services
Payson Roundup / Posted 2 days ago
Mil Thornton and Kevin Whitaker are on the front lines for Rim Country veterans struggling with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Phoenix. So, it is no surprise they grilled VA representatives at a recent town hall at the Payson Public... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
New parking deck at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center openTuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Charlie Norwood VA Medical Cente
New parking deck at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center open
News 12 Augusta / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center officially opened a new parking deck at the downtown location on 15th Street, according to an official at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. The parking deck will add... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
New technology allows Cincinnati VA to give care across U.S.In a modest room on the ninth floor of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, a team
New technology allows Cincinnati VA to give care across U.S.
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
In a modest room on the ninth floor of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, a team of doctors and nurses are providing care to critically-injured veterans across five states. The hospital is working to improve and expedite care for the nation’s... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton fire crews respond to faulty elevator incident at Hampton VA hospitalEleven Hampton fire trucks responded to an incident at the Hampton VA Medical C
Hampton fire crews respond to faulty elevator incident at Hampton VA hospital
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Eleven Hampton fire trucks responded to an incident at the Hampton VA Medical Center Monday evening that was caused by a faulty elevator shaft. Firefighters were called to the main part of the hospital at 100 Emancipation Drive about 7:40 p.m., said... Read more
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Providence Business News
IlluminOss system successfully used on R.I. patientEAST PROVIDENCE – IlluminOss Medical has announced that its first patient at Rh
IlluminOss system successfully used on R.I. patient
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE – IlluminOss Medical has announced that its first patient at Rhode Island Hospital has been successfully treated as part of its Lightfix clinical trial. The company, a commercial stage medical device company focused on minimally... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Deceased Marine, Jason Simcakoski leaves behind a legacySunday, August 30 marked one year since Wisconsin Marine, Jason Simcakoski's tr
Deceased Marine, Jason Simcakoski leaves behind a legacy
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, August 30 marked one year since Wisconsin Marine, Jason Simcakoski's tragic death at the Tomah VA. After serving four and a half years in infantry, the 35-year-old Stevens Point native passed away from a mixed-drug toxicity. Family members,... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Tomah VA temporarily closes psychiatric unit, changes urgent care hoursThe psychiatric ward at the Tomah VA Medical Center is no longer taking additio
Tomah VA temporarily closes psychiatric unit, changes urgent care hours
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
The psychiatric ward at the Tomah VA Medical Center is no longer taking additional patients and will temporarily close next week. VA leaders said a staffing shortage is forcing those changes. The center will transfer local veterans who need... Read more
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The News-Herald
Stokes left us a legacy worth carrying onLouis Stokes refused to let obstacles stop him. Born into poverty in Cleveland
Stokes left us a legacy worth carrying on
The News-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Louis Stokes refused to let obstacles stop him. Born into poverty in Cleveland, a black man in segregated nation, Stokes was undeterred from wanting to change the world he lived in and went on to become one of the most powerful political figures of... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Stephen C. BeanBorn Aug. 30, 1951, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Clyde Woodrow Be
Stephen C. Bean
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Born Aug. 30, 1951, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Clyde Woodrow Bean and Gloria Lillian Curlee Bean. He was a 1971 graduate of Shepherdstown High School. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Tomah VAMC halting psychiatric servicesOn Wednesday, the hospital's 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit stopped admittin
Tomah VAMC halting psychiatric services
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
On Wednesday, the hospital's 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit stopped admitting new patients and will temporarily close next week, the VA announced. The two patients who are currently in the unit likely will be discharged before the Sept. 4 closure,... Read more
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DCMilitary.com
Mowatt to rock Camp Springs Senior Activity CenterRicardo Mowatt is a solo, jazz guitarist who describes his sound as a combinati
Mowatt to rock Camp Springs Senior Activity Center
DCMilitary.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ricardo Mowatt is a solo, jazz guitarist who describes his sound as a combination of traditional Jazz and modern Jazz with a Hip Hop and Blues sensibility. “I incorporate a variety of styles in my set list to include reggae, R&B, bossa nova and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Experimental gene therapy may prevent neuronal degeneration in patients with Alzheimer's diseaseDegenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) measurably respo
Experimental gene therapy may prevent neuronal degeneration in patients with Alzheimer's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor (NGF) was injected into their brains, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of... Read more
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South Maryland News
Years later, new veterans clinic still pendingThree years ago, officials heralded the coming of a new community-based outpati
Years later, new veterans clinic still pending
South Maryland News / Posted 6 days ago
Three years ago, officials heralded the coming of a new community-based outpatient clinic at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. It was expected to be open in 2013. In 2015, there is still no new clinic for veterans. “It is the system that is failing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
VA plumbing mess is hurting veteransThe Veterans Access, Choice, Accountability Act of 2014 was supposed to have ma
VA plumbing mess is hurting veterans
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
The Veterans Access, Choice, Accountability Act of 2014 was supposed to have made sure veterans have timely access to health care by allowing them to get health care in the community if they live more than 40 miles from a Department of Veterans... Read more
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The Advocate
President Obama highlights the work of residents, government in the region’s recoveryPresident Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Thursda
President Obama highlights the work of residents, government in the region’s recovery
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
President Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Thursday with a speech that highlighted the work that residents, local officials and his administration have done to help New Orleans recover from one of the worst disasters the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric servicesTOMAH, Wis. (AP) -- The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center s
Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric services
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 days ago
TOMAH, Wis. (AP) -- The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center says it will make several changes to address staffing shortages. The VA announced Wednesday that the hospital's 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit had stopped admitting new... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Obama visits New Orleans, says city `moving forward'NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the people of the New Orleans a
Obama visits New Orleans, says city `moving forward'
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the people of the New Orleans area have demonstrated "extraordinary resilience" and are an example of how good people can come together. Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Changes coming to troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center to address staffing shortagesTOMAH — The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center says it will
Changes coming to troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center to address staffing shortages
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
TOMAH — The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center says it will make several changes to address staffing shortages. The VA announced Wednesday, August 26th that the hospital’s 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit had stopped admitting... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric servicesThe troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center said it will make sev
Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric services
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 7 days ago
The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center said it will make several changes to address staffing shortages. The VA announced Wednesday that the hospital's 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit had stopped admitting new patients and will... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
VA employees accused of shredding documentsMilitary veterans are waiting months for help to heal from injuries on the batt
VA employees accused of shredding documents
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
Military veterans are waiting months for help to heal from injuries on the battlefield, but this week, the VA says they have the smallest backlog of outstanding claims ever. FOX13's Justin Gray found out congress isn't buying that theory. We've... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
VA Offers New Clinic For WomenFrom the check-in area to the surgical suite, this clinic in the Sioux Falls VA
VA Offers New Clinic For Women
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 days ago
From the check-in area to the surgical suite, this clinic in the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center is designed for women. Staff designed a spa-like atmosphere, but also considered the children who might come along with the female patients. "We have... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuscaloosa VA to hold annual job fair August 27The Tuscaloosa VA will hold their annual Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, August
Tuscaloosa VA to hold annual job fair August 27
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
The Tuscaloosa VA will hold their annual Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A spokesperson says all veterans and the immediate family members are welcome to stop by and their is no admission fee. There will be more than... Read more
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FOX News
‘We’re left to the wolves’: Videos allegedly show Memphis VA leaving disabled vets unattendedVideo footage allegedly showing veterans -- many of whom are quadriplegics or p
‘We’re left to the wolves’: Videos allegedly show Memphis VA leaving disabled vets unattended
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Video footage allegedly showing veterans -- many of whom are quadriplegics or paraplegics -- being left unattended at a Memphis Veterans Affairs hospital during staff meetings is reviving concerns about how VA hospitals treat American... Read more
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Business Wire
Paralyzed Veterans of America Reacts to Video Footage of Paralyzed Veterans Left Alone at Memphis VAWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a recent video aired on Fox & Friends today, a
Paralyzed Veterans of America Reacts to Video Footage of Paralyzed Veterans Left Alone at Memphis VA
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a recent video aired on Fox & Friends today, a paralyzed veteran who was housed on the spinal cord injury inpatient ward at the Memphis VA Medical Center said he felt "thrown to the wolves" in the video, which showed a... Read more
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Fulton County News
Edward D. Gracey, 81, of Hoover Road, Waterfall, died at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015, a
Edward D. Gracey
Fulton County News / Posted 8 days ago
, 81, of Hoover Road, Waterfall, died at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. Born February 8, 1934, at New Grenada, he was a son of the late Raymond and Velma (Henry) Gracey. He... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
New Clinic For Female VeteransThe VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls is opening up its first clinic for female
New Clinic For Female Veterans
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 days ago
The VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls is opening up its first clinic for female veterans next Monday. Today KELOLAND News got a sneak peak. All staff at the clinic will be women. "Given the history of military sexual trauma that many women have,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Free flu shots for ArkLaTex veteransFlu season is fast approaching and the VA Medical Center wants to make sure its
Free flu shots for ArkLaTex veterans
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Flu season is fast approaching and the VA Medical Center wants to make sure its veterans are protected from the virus. Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, including the VA Outpatient Clinics in Monroe, Louisiana; Texarkana, Arkansas; and Longview,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bill AgeeBill R. Agee, 78, of the Grantsville, W.Va. area, went to be with his Lord on A
Bill Agee
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Bill R. Agee, 78, of the Grantsville, W.Va. area, went to be with his Lord on Aug. 20, at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Clarksburg, W.Va. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, W.Va. Family and friends... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and eventsNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and events
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Win-win: Families taking in veteransAfter heart surgery early this year, World War II veteran Dean Field, 93, was r
Win-win: Families taking in veterans
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
After heart surgery early this year, World War II veteran Dean Field, 93, was ready to give up a bit of control over his daily life. After a career in corporate America — even a recent promotion — Beth Driscoll was ready to respond to what she said... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Faye DunhamFaye was born April 30, 1954, in Martinsburg, and raised by her parents, Cliffo
Faye Dunham
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Faye was born April 30, 1954, in Martinsburg, and raised by her parents, Clifford and Mildred Largent, along with five brothers and one sister in Hedgesville. Faye attended Hedgesville High School, where she graduated in 1971. She married her... Read more
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Daily Press
Opinion: Substantial reform needed to fix VA medical system, provide better veteran careSpeaking to a Veterans of Foreign Wars conference last month, President Barack
Opinion: Substantial reform needed to fix VA medical system, provide better veteran care
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Speaking to a Veterans of Foreign Wars conference last month, President Barack Obama touted the progress being made at the Department of Veterans Affairs to alleviate lengthy wait times for those seeking health care at a VA facility. But he... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Brewers players take time out to visit VA Medical Center: "It means a lot to our veterans"MILWAUKEE — Any time you get members of a professional sports team to take time
Milwaukee Brewers players take time out to visit VA Medical Center: "It means a lot to our veterans"
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Any time you get members of a professional sports team to take time out to visit those who have served our country, it’s usually an unforgettable experience. It’s why life for a few Milwaukee Brewers players may have more meaning than... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Local celebrities, veterans golf at River Club of Mequon to raise money for Fisher House WisconsinMEQUON — With cooler temps and no precipitation in the forecast, it was a perfe
Local celebrities, veterans golf at River Club of Mequon to raise money for Fisher House Wisconsin
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
MEQUON — With cooler temps and no precipitation in the forecast, it was a perfect day for some golf Monday, August 24th. Some hit the links to raise money for Fisher House Wisconsin. Fisher House Wisconsin’s third annual golf outing was held Monday... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
2015-16 Leadership Rowan class announcedThe Rowan County Chamber of Commerce has selected the Leadership Rowan Class of
2015-16 Leadership Rowan class announced
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce has selected the Leadership Rowan Class of 2015-16 – the 23rd class of the Chamber’s signature program for community leaders, according to a press release provided by the Chamber. Since 1992, Leadership Rowan has... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Free flu shots for veterans at area hospitalsOverton Brooks VA Medical Center, including the VA Outpatient Clinics in Monroe
Free flu shots for veterans at area hospitals
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, including the VA Outpatient Clinics in Monroe, Louisiana; Texarkana, Arkansas; and Longview, Texas will offer flu shots to enrolled Veterans during scheduled clinic appointments and in special walk-in flu shot... Read more
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Victor Post
Canandaigua VA honors student volunteersThe Canandaigua VA Medical Center on Aug. 18 recognized the accomplishments of
Canandaigua VA honors student volunteers
Victor Post / Posted 10 days ago
The Canandaigua VA Medical Center on Aug. 18 recognized the accomplishments of its student volunteers. This year, 37 students participated in the volunteer program. Students helped in various areas at the local VA, which has sites at 400 Fort Hill... Read more
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