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FOX News
Dems fight to wrest veterans mantle from GOP ahead of 2018 midtermsand veterans with promises to spend more on defense to confront foreign enemies
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
and veterans with promises to spend more on defense to confront foreign enemies while improving their healthcare in the Department of Veterans Affairs, whose previous conduct he called a “national disgrace.” "I'm going to build a military... Read more
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FOX News
Dems fight to wrest veterans mantle from GOP ahead of 2018 midtermsand veterans with promises to spend more on defense to confront foreign enemies
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
and veterans with promises to spend more on defense to confront foreign enemies while improving their healthcare in the Department of Veterans Affairs, whose previous conduct he called a “national disgrace.” "I'm going to build a military... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Study: Nevada has one of the highest veteran suicide ratesNewly released data from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows that in 2014,
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
Newly released data from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows that in 2014, the most recent year on file, 127 Nevada veterans committed suicide. The statistic makes Nevada's veteran suicide rate 60 per 100,000 veterans, well above the national... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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The News-Times
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
The News-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 9 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 10 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measurea fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs a
The New Canaan News / Posted 11 hours ago
a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the vote-yes campaign,... Read more
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The Mercury News
‘Stronger’ star Jake Gyllenhaal meets new heroes in Palo AltoPALO ALTO — It’s hardly an everyday occurrence to have an Oscar-nominated actor
The Mercury News / Posted 12 hours ago
PALO ALTO — It’s hardly an everyday occurrence to have an Oscar-nominated actor pop in for a visit at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center here. But there was Jake Gyllenhaal on Wednesday, greeting patients as part of... Read more
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FOX News
VA moves to fire employee arrested for pulling gun on pedestrian The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it is working to fire an emp
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it is working to fire an employee in Tennessee who was arrested over the weekend for allegedly pulling a gun on a pedestrian and her... Read more
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FOX News
VA moves to fire employee arrested for pulling gun on pedestrianIn this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Departm
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it is working to fire an employee in... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
September marks Suicide Prevention MonthDepartment of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON – The message from the Department of
Char-Koosta News / Posted 16 hours ago
Department of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON – The message from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be There. “We know that in 2014, an average of 20 Veterans a day died... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
VA awards grants to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and familiesDepartment of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs
Char-Koosta News / Posted 16 hours ago
Department of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on Sept. 13, that it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families. The grants were... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within 30 daysFrom Department of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON — As part of the Department of
Char-Koosta News / Posted 16 hours ago
From Department of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON — As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA unveiled the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative, a... Read more
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Daily Mail
I have Lady Gaga's pain disease: Mom-5 reveals toll of fibromyalgiaChief Petty Officer and requires disability assistance from her at home. He is
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
Chief Petty Officer and requires disability assistance from her at home. He is on 100 percent disability from the US Department of Veterans Affairs after surgeries on his knees, spine and leg that have led to his rapid decline. Darla is... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Vets’ suicide crisis growsThe Department of Veterans Affairs’ most comprehensive analysis of suicides amo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ most comprehensive analysis of suicides among veterans demonstrates that the crisis has defied the VA’s efforts to diminish it. For the first time, the agency analyzed veterans’ suicides state-by-state, and the... Read more
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The Hill
Trump says he's made decision on Iran deal | Navy needs $600M to fix damaged ships | Watchdog sues administration over chemical attack warningI've always fought alongside coalition partners," Mattis said. VA FIRES FORMER
The Hill / Posted yesterday
I've always fought alongside coalition partners," Mattis said. VA FIRES FORMER DC MEDICAL DIRECTOR FOR A SECOND TIME: The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the former director of the Washington, D.C., medical center for a second time using... Read more
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Raw Story
PBS Vietnam war documentary could trigger PTSD for Vetson the Vietnam War offers a powerful, in-depth look at one of the most trying p
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
on the Vietnam War offers a powerful, in-depth look at one of the most trying periods in U.S. history, and some at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are concerned it could stir up deeply painful emotions for veterans of the conflict. The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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The News-Times
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Veterans Cemetery in Springfield gets grant to expandState Veterans Cemetery in Springfield plans to expand by 10 acres after receiv
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
State Veterans Cemetery in Springfield plans to expand by 10 acres after receiving a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The cemetery, which is currently about 60 acres, also plans to build more spaces for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yale gets funds for veteran, military pain management researchThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defens
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are launching a multi-component research project focusing on nondrug approaches for pain management addressing the needs of... Read more
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Salon.com
It’s hard to find a Republican who will commit to funding Trump’s wallto what has been allocated for other purposes, such as $658 billion for the Def
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
to what has been allocated for other purposes, such as $658 billion for the Defense Department and $78 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The spending measure has not yet appeared before the Senate, and because Congress passed a... Read more
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FOX News
VA uses Trump-signed law to fire DC medical director – twicefire DC medical director – twice The former director of the VA Medical Center
FOX News / Posted yesterday
fire DC medical director – twice The former director of the VA Medical Center in Washington has been fired – again. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that former director Brian Hawkins had been dismissed “for his failure to... Read more
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FOX News
VA uses Trump-signed law to fire DC medical director – twicein Washington D.C. (WTTG-TV) The former director of the VA Medical Center in W
FOX News / Posted yesterday
in Washington D.C. (WTTG-TV) The former director of the VA Medical Center in Washington has been fired – again. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that former director Brian Hawkins had been dismissed “for his failure to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Brian Hawkins, former D.C. VA Medical Center director, fired; VA used new law’s authorityThe Department of Veterans Affairs fired former Washington, D.C., VA Medical Ce
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
The Department of Veterans Affairs fired former Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center Director Brian Hawkins Wednesday for “failure to provide effective leadership” at the D.C. Medical Center. The department said it took this action using authorities... Read more
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The Hill
VA fires former DC medical director for a second timeThe Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the former director of the Washing
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the former director of the Washington, D.C., medical center for a second time using new measures approved by Congress over the summer. Brian Hawkins was fired in July after it was revealed he had sent... Read more
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NBC Washington
VA Fires DC Medical Director a Second Time, After AppealThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has fired for a second time the Washing
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has fired for a second time the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center medical director who was fired a first time earlier this summer and then appealed the ruling. Brian Hawkins was dismissed for "his failure to... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Wheler Family Conference to focus on community serviceJenna Hartwell, M.Ed., director of veterinary career services and professional
Eagle Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Jenna Hartwell, M.Ed., director of veterinary career services and professional development at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, will be the plenary speaker tat the Oct. 3 conference. Her talk is titled, “I’m Not Supposed... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
New apartment complex for homeless veterans opening at Fort ...County and Community Housing Development Corporation affiliates. The land's 50-
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
County and Community Housing Development Corporation affiliates. The land's 50-year lease is being covered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Affordable housing is at a premium in the Twin Cities. Apartment vacancy rates in the region... Read more
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Business Wire
Viceroy Research Believes MiMedx’s Employment of Kickback & Bribery Scheme Inducers Makes It Uninvestableprimarily engaged in the manufacture and sale of amniotic products for the medi
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
primarily engaged in the manufacture and sale of amniotic products for the medical sector, including the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Viceroy Research uncover substantial previously-unreported data evidencing an incestuous... Read more
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MLive.com
Veterans who drank poison in Oscoda are getting a second lookreport will be ready for public review this spring, ATSDR said. Veterans hope
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
report will be ready for public review this spring, ATSDR said. Veterans hope the updated report prods the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to extend disability benefits and treatment to former service members without forcing... Read more
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FOX News
Wounded warrior Johnny ‘Joey’ Jones: Dogs are being shamefully abused in VA labs. This must stopto comedian Bill Murray, may never have been truer in my life than right now. I
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
to comedian Bill Murray, may never have been truer in my life than right now. I’m suspicious of researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs, an organization tasked with caring for me as a combat-disabled veteran, who view dogs merely... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
LIVE STREAM: Tracking Hurricane Mariawhich would require state agencies, including the Ohio Department of Medicaid t
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
which would require state agencies, including the Ohio Department of Medicaid to pay the same for prescriptions as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which can negotiate discounts up to 24%. In just a couple of months, Ohio voters will decide... Read more
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Newsmax
Documents Contradict VA Claims Dogs Were Adopted Instead of Killed for Experimentsopposition led to the House passing a major spending bill in July that would ba
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
opposition led to the House passing a major spending bill in July that would ban most medical testing on dogs at the Department of Veterans Affairs. But the Washington Examiner reported earlier this month that opposition to the ban on dog... Read more
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The Hill
Veteran suicide is greater than it is for civilians — we need to help themlives than ignorance and inaction do. Rory E. Riley-Topping has dedicated her
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
lives than ignorance and inaction do. Rory E. Riley-Topping has dedicated her career to ensuring accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to care for our nation’s veterans. She is the principal at Riley-Topping Consulting and... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Help for veterans exposed to burn pitsare suspected of causing serious illnesses and death. Klobuchar co-sponsored a
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
are suspected of causing serious illnesses and death. Klobuchar co-sponsored a bipartisan measure that authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to create a special medical center of excellence to study – and treat – the health... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Leech Lake Band granted $3 million for veterans cemetery- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has a $3 million federal grant to construct a v
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has a $3 million federal grant to construct a veterans cemetery in Cass Lake. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says Leech Lake Veterans Cemetery will be developed on three acres and serve nearly 3,000... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
LIVE STREAM: Trump United Nationswhich would require state agencies, including the Ohio Department of Medicaid t
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
which would require state agencies, including the Ohio Department of Medicaid to pay the same for prescriptions as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which can negotiate discounts up to 24%. In just a couple of months, Ohio voters will decide... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Senator David Perdue Comments On Passage Of Annual Defense Billcuts, and Congress’ broken budget process have all led us to this point. Today,
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
cuts, and Congress’ broken budget process have all led us to this point. Today, every dime we spend on our military, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and domestic discretionary programs is borrowed. This culmination of tragic disinvestment has... Read more
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Perth Now
Vietnam veterans fight for records changeErrors in the service records of a group of Vietnam veterans are quietly being
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
Errors in the service records of a group of Vietnam veterans are quietly being fixed by the federal government following a six-year fight to have them corrected. Retired lieutenant colonel David Brown has been battling with bureaucrats to have the... Read more
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News.com.au
Vietnam veterans fight for records changeErrors in the service records of a group of Vietnam veterans are quietly being
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Errors in the service records of a group of Vietnam veterans are quietly being fixed by the federal government following a six-year fight to have them corrected. Retired lieutenant colonel David Brown has been battling with bureaucrats to have the... Read more
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