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examiner.com
VA wait time scandal resurfaces at VA hospital in Houstonveterans were understated by more than two months. The report also said that th
VA wait time scandal resurfaces at VA hospital in Houston
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
veterans were understated by more than two months. The report also said that the wait time manipulations at the Houston VA hospital and outpatient clinics closely resembled what the staff at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix had... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Volunteers, donations still needed Cary-Grove AMVETS 29th annual picnic for veteransFederal Health Care Center in North Chicago, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical
Volunteers, donations still needed Cary-Grove AMVETS 29th annual picnic for veterans
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago are expected to attend this year's event. The picnic... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta filming: How to be an extra in this summer's moviesBoyd. David Rosenthal has signed on as the director. Casting TaylorMade is hir
Atlanta filming: How to be an extra in this summer's movies
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Boyd. David Rosenthal has signed on as the director. Casting TaylorMade is hiring background actors. Recent posts are for VA hospital visitors and MARTA passengers. If interested, email three photos, contact information, height, weight and... Read more
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News 8000
Protesters picket in Tomah to save VA hospitalsVeterans Affairs medical centers. Over a dozen union members, Tomah VA employe
Protesters picket in Tomah to save VA hospitals
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
Veterans Affairs medical centers. Over a dozen union members, Tomah VA employees and veterans picketed outside the Tomah VA hospital to call attention to an upcoming recommendation from the federal Commission on Care. The 15-member commission... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Vets decry plans to privatize some VA facilitiesVeterans demonstrate outside the VA Outpatient Clinic in Corpus Christi on Thur
Vets decry plans to privatize some VA facilities
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Veterans demonstrate outside the VA Outpatient Clinic in Corpus Christi on Thursday to oppose a proposal to privatize VA hospitals and medical facilities. Statewide, 110,115 veterans are authorized for VA-funded care. CHRIS... Read more
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FOX News
Texas VA medical center accused of falsifying veteran wait timesA Houston VA hospital altered records to hide lengthy patient waiting lists eve
Texas VA medical center accused of falsifying veteran wait times
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
A Houston VA hospital altered records to hide lengthy patient waiting lists even as a national scandal regarding treatment of veterans was unfolding, a federal watchdog charged in a scathing report released this week. Officials at the Michael E.... Read more
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MLive.com
Plan that would close VA hospitals draws protest in Ann Arboremployees at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System worry recommendations headed to
Plan that would close VA hospitals draws protest in Ann Arbor
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
employees at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System worry recommendations headed to Congress would close down the facility and VA hospitals across the country. More than a hundred people gathered the afternoon of Wednesday, June 22, in front of the VA... Read more
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Victor Post
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
Victor Post / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
Henrietta Post / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bear Bryant’s Drug CureUniversity Boulevard, towards Cottondale, and near the university golf course,
Bear Bryant’s Drug Cure
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
University Boulevard, towards Cottondale, and near the university golf course, took a slow turn onto Loop Road, where the VA Hospital stood. “Druggie” could hardly breathe as Billy parked and then followed Coach into the hospital. They were met... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rabbittransit/VA join to give vets a rideAn ongoing headache for York area military veterans has been getting to and hom
Rabbittransit/VA join to give vets a ride
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
An ongoing headache for York area military veterans has been getting to and home from the VA hospital in Lebanon, Terry Gendron, director of the York County Department of Veterans Affairs, said at Wednesday's weekly county commissioners meeting. The... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Wayne Post
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closingsCenter employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside t
Canandaigua VA employees picket over potential VA closings
Wayne Post / Posted 3 days ago
Center employees took time from their lunch break Wednesday to picket outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Macomb, Oakland athletes gear up for National Veterans Golden Age Games in Detroitsince an auto accident in 2010 when a woman ran a red light and broadsided Deme
Macomb, Oakland athletes gear up for National Veterans Golden Age Games in Detroit
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
since an auto accident in 2010 when a woman ran a red light and broadsided Demetrious� car, he�s been attending the Detroit VA Hospital. It was there that one of his physical therapists mentioned the Games and asked if he might be interested. �I... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outs
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 3 days ago
2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outs
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Wayne Post
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outs
Canandaigua VA employees to picket today over potential VA closings
Wayne Post / Posted 3 days ago
2016 at 9:47 AM Canandaigua VA Medical Center employees will picket today outside the VA to raise awareness of potential VA hospital closings. The controversial VA Commission on Care calls for an immediate halt to construction of new VA hospitals... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Army veteran battles to fund cancer treatmentcareer. Goggin, 29, was healthy and active, until January. He suddenly became
Army veteran battles to fund cancer treatment
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
career. Goggin, 29, was healthy and active, until January. He suddenly became so weak paramedics rushed him to the Miami VA hospital. From there he went to the University of Miami Hospital for further testing. The diagnosis was acute... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Army veteran battling to fund cancer treatmentcareer. Goggin, 29, was healthy and active, until January. He suddenly became
Army veteran battling to fund cancer treatment
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
career. Goggin, 29, was healthy and active, until January. He suddenly became so weak paramedics rushed him to the Miami VA hospital. From there he went to the University of Miami Hospital for further testing. The diagnosis was acute... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Report: Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Report: Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. VA employees in Texas have previously reported to investigators that they sometimes engaged in misleading... Read more
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Air Force Times
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. VA employees in Texas have previously reported to investigators that they sometimes engaged in misleading... Read more
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The Advocate
Read the full text of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s 2016 State of the City addressWe must never go back. From this rooftop, you can also see the new University
Read the full text of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s 2016 State of the City address
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
We must never go back. From this rooftop, you can also see the new University Medical Center and the soon to be complete VA Hospital. Add these two anchor institutions to our network of over 50 health clinics, along with the New Orleans East... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Wait Times Manipulated at Houston-Area VA Clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait Times Manipulated at Houston-Area VA Clinics
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. VA employees in Texas have previously reported to investigators that they sometimes engaged in misleading... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Report: Wait Times Manipulated At Houston-Area VA Clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Report: Wait Times Manipulated At Houston-Area VA Clinics
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city’s VA hospital. VA employees in Texas have previously reported to investigators that they sometimes engaged in misleading... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Houston-area VA clinics' wait times manipulated, report saysin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Houston-area VA clinics' wait times manipulated, report says
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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FOX News
Hundreds of appointment wait times manipulated at Texas VA facilities, watchdog findsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Hundreds of appointment wait times manipulated at Texas VA facilities, watchdog finds
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. VA employees in Texas have previously reported to investigators that they sometimes engaged in misleading... Read more
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The Columbian
Report: Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsmonths when the appointments were rescheduled. Similar problems have been foun
Report: Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
months when the appointments were rescheduled. Similar problems have been found in other states. Scandal erupted in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city’s VA hos... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinicsin Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patien
Wait times manipulated at Houston-area VA clinics
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hospital. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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ABC News
Wait Times Manipulated at Houston-Area VA Clinicsmonths when the appointments were rescheduled. Similar problems have been foun
Wait Times Manipulated at Houston-Area VA Clinics
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
months when the appointments were rescheduled. Similar problems have been found in other states. Scandal erupted in Phoenix nearly two years ago, following complaints that as many as 40 patients died while awaiting care at the city's VA hos... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Landrieu sees bright future for New Orleansinto the future." Focusing on the positives, Landrieu noted nearby spots -- th
Landrieu sees bright future for New Orleans
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
into the future." Focusing on the positives, Landrieu noted nearby spots -- the newly built University Medical Center, the VA Hospital which is being finished -- as anchors of the economy and incubators for jobs. Also, Landrieu cited the deal for... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Mayor Delivers State of the City AddressWe must never go back. From this rooftop, you can also see the new University
Mayor Delivers State of the City Address
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
We must never go back. From this rooftop, you can also see the new University Medical Center and the soon to be complete VA Hospital. Add these two anchor institutions to our network of over 50 health clinics, along with the New Orleans East... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executivesand other cities faced scheduling delays of up to a year. As many as 40 veteran
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executives
Southwest Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
and other cities faced scheduling delays of up to a year. As many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital, according to an investigation by the VA's inspector general. The inspector general found that workers at the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executivesand other cities faced scheduling delays of up to a year. As many as 40 veteran
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executives
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
and other cities faced scheduling delays of up to a year. As many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital, according to an investigation by the VA's yup inspector general. The inspector general found that workers at... Read more
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The Columbian
C-Tran routes to detour Sunday for marathonthe marathon or look for alternatives. Passengers needing service to Jantzen B
C-Tran routes to detour Sunday for marathon
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
the marathon or look for alternatives. Passengers needing service to Jantzen Beach/Delta Park will have to transfer at the VA Hospital to Route 4 Fourth Plain; Route 4 service to downtown won’t be available south of Fourth Plain during the... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Local man advocates for veterans healthcarein office. Heiden said it is his understanding the local Veterans Administrati
Local man advocates for veterans healthcare
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 9 days ago
in office. Heiden said it is his understanding the local Veterans Administration clinic on Iowa Avenue West, and the two VA hospitals in Des Moines and Iowa City offer consistent, quality care. "However, there have been major areas of concern at... Read more
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CBS Denver
Rep. Coffman: VA Should Release Report On Hospital Cost Overrunssaid Wednesday that releasing the report would make it difficult to conduct fut
Rep. Coffman: VA Should Release Report On Hospital Cost Overruns
CBS Denver / Posted 9 days ago
said Wednesday that releasing the report would make it difficult to conduct future internal reviews. RELATED STORIES: VA Hospital Story Archive The hospital in suburban Aurora is now expected to cost $1.7 billion, nearly triple the VA’s 2014... Read more
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CBS Denver
VA Says It Tried To Fire Executive For Hospital Cost OverrunAURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department was about to fire one exec
VA Says It Tried To Fire Executive For Hospital Cost Overrun
CBS Denver / Posted 9 days ago
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department was about to fire one executive because of massive cost overruns at a VA hospital outside Denver, and another was under investigation, but both retired before the department could take an action,... Read more
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York Daily Record
White roses and thorns (editorial)Diamonds Fund. In total, local schools raised more than $615,000 for the pediat
White roses and thorns (editorial)
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Diamonds Fund. In total, local schools raised more than $615,000 for the pediatric cancer charity. ROSES: To the Lebanon VA hospital for plans to offer veterans re-examinations for traumatic brain injuries in light of news that some unapproved... Read more
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The Hill
Restoring the VA's promise to veteransIn the two years since news broke that at least 293 veterans died while on wait
Restoring the VA's promise to veterans
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
In the two years since news broke that at least 293 veterans died while on wait-lists at the Phoenix VA hospital and thousands more around the country suffered due to misconduct and negligence within the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Veterans... Read more
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CBS Denver
Deputy VA Secretary 'Blown Away' By Progress At Aurora HospitalDepartment was back in Colorado on Wednesday to meet with contractors to check
Deputy VA Secretary 'Blown Away' By Progress At Aurora Hospital
CBS Denver / Posted 10 days ago
Department was back in Colorado on Wednesday to meet with contractors to check on the progress of the still unfinished VA hospital in Aurora. The mental health clinic at the hospital is already taking patients, but Deputy VA Secretary Sloan... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
VA Hospital police officer faces marijuana growing charge in MocksvilleMocksville police have charged a police officer at the VA Hospital in Salisbury
VA Hospital police officer faces marijuana growing charge in Mocksville
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 10 days ago
Mocksville police have charged a police officer at the VA Hospital in Salisbury with manufacturing marijuana. Thomas Gaskins, 33, of Salisbury, was arrested Tuesday by Rowan County deputies. His bond was set at $10,000. Mocksville police alleged in... Read more
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ABC News
Iraq War Vet Makes Case for Assault Weapons BanMoulton's district representative and veteran’s liaison, made news with a video
Iraq War Vet Makes Case for Assault Weapons Ban
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
Moulton's district representative and veteran’s liaison, made news with a video highlighting the difficulty in securing a VA hospital appointment. Magnasco, an Army veteran, filmed himself in a nearly five-minute phone call to his local VA... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Service dog brings peace to local veteran battling PTSDcan go out in public and not have such a high stress level.” Nowadays, Jajo sa
Service dog brings peace to local veteran battling PTSD
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
can go out in public and not have such a high stress level.” Nowadays, Jajo says he does a lot of volunteer work with the VA hospital in Saginaw and Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 514, in Bay City. There, he can socialize with other... Read more
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CBS Denver
No. 2 VA Official Visits Denver Veterans Hospital Work Site(AP) — The No. 2 official in the Veterans Affairs Department is making another
No. 2 VA Official Visits Denver Veterans Hospital Work Site
CBS Denver / Posted 10 days ago
(AP) — The No. 2 official in the Veterans Affairs Department is making another visit to the site of the budget-busting VA hospital in Aurora. VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson will meet with contractors and department officials Wednesday at the... Read more
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