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Veterans angry with state, commission as state looks to improve how it helps needy vets

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Veterans Affairs Commission meeting ended in anger Friday afternoon as the governor-appointed panel decided not to accept public comment from veterans. The emotions boiled o... read more

Treating PTSD: It's a maze of pills, possibilities for troops, vets

“Here’s what the over-medication of our veterans looks like,” they said as they spilled the canisters ... And in Austin on Wednesday, a group of Texas veterans and supporters gathered outside the stat... read more

Cheyenne VA interim director aims for trust after scandal

"We are continuously working to improve access to care," he said ... procedures and regulations," he said. "But let's look for ones that tell us what we can do to help the veterans instead of looking ... read more

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Food for Thought: Do you know what steak you're getting?

When you order a steak in a grocery or restaurant, do you know what you’re getting? A common steak, New York strip, comes with many names. It is cut from the most tender section of beef, the short loi... read more


Governor Scott Walker’s State of State focuses on workforce development

This helps people ... we are doing to improve education and training in this state to prepare and grow our workforce. Still, we need to do more to get people into jobs. Specifically, I am proud of the ... read more

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area ... that would authorize the Veterans Affairs Department to use its Specially Adapted Housing program to help disabled veterans install new equipment in their re... read more

State Highlights: Philadelphia Hospitals Prep For Overseas Patients In Town For Papal Visit; Baltimore To Receive $20M Federal Grant To Combat HIV

They believe the same fervor that sent thousands of angry parents to the state Capitol ... and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County that aims to improve how police care for people with ment... read more

Report: Opiates handed out 'like candy'

The story by the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting says the number of opiates prescribed more than quintupled over the past decade, even as the number of veterans seeking care at the hospit... read more

Why don’t we take better care of our veterans?

The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs report that battlefield injuries ... What's McCain's excuse for voting against helping vets, anyway? read more

Women, War, and PTSD

I preferred to be angry ... Female veterans are already more likely than male veterans to be homeless, divorced, or raising children as single parents. Their suicide rate is on the rise. And a growing ... read more

Big Banks May Lose $185B in AWOL Customers

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- The next year might be a particularly bad one for the nation's largest banks if they don't begin to address their customers' needs more aggressively. The 10 largest banks in t... read more

Buckingham, King in Sen. 24 runoff's final stretch

At least three state-run agencies offer help to military and veterans: The Texas Military Preparedness Commission looks at how cities ... and how do you plan to improve that agency? Dawn Buckingham: N... read more



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