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  1. New patients face long waits at Texas VA centersRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... within 30 days, new cases often take much longer to process. At the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend center in Harlingen, new patients waited an average of 85 days for primary care appointments - second only to the VA facility in Honolulu, Hawaii, and ...

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  2. Internal Audit of VA: More than 57,000 New Patients Had Waited at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Scared Monkeys

    ... far worse than the Pennsylvania clinics. The VA in Honolulu, Hawaii, had the longest wait at 145 days, followed by Harlingen, Texas, at 85 days and Fayetteville, North Carolina, at 83 days.

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  3. Now known as being among the slowestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... of Veteran Affairs hospitals reveals four of the longest wait times for veterans are right here in Texas. In fact, Harlingen averaged 90 days for new patient primary care and a 145-day wait for new patients seeking specialist care. El Paso was ...

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  4. Audit: More than 57,000 await first VA appointmentRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... Bragg Army Base and Pope Air Force Base nearby. This Monday, June 9, 2014 photo shows the VA Health Care Center in Harlingen, Texas. The medical center ranks high on the list of the facilities with the longest average waits as of May 15, 2014 for ...

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  5. Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... for Minneapolis and five for St. Cloud. The longest average wait for new patients nationwide is 145 days in Harlingen, Texas. Waits for first-time mental health patients are 29 days for the Minneapolis system and 33 days for St. Cloud's, compared ...

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  6. Audit: 57,000 vets waiting more than 3 months to see doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to see a primary care physician was the VA medical center in Honolulu, at 145 days, while the VA hospital in Harlingen, Texas, topped the list for waits to see specialists, also at 145 days on average. The VA hospital in Durham, N.C., had the ...

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  7. Amarillo VA Audit Results InRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... 4-day period. Three other VA medical facilities in Texas get poor grades for wait times for new patients. El Paso, Harlingen and Dallas all rank in the top ten for longest wait times.

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  8. Average new VA patient wait highest in MadisonRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... in Honolulu. The longest average wait for new patients seeking specialty care was about 145 days at a clinic in Harlingen, Texas. The VA has a 14-day target for wait times, but it has said that was "not attainable" given growing demand for VA ...

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  9. Audit: More than 57,000 await initial VA visitsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... PATIENT PRIMARY CARE LONGEST AVERAGE WAIT TIME: 1. Honolulu, Hawaii: 145 days 2. VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend HCS, Harlingen, Texas: 85 days 3. Fayetteville, North Carolina: 83 days 4. Baltimore HCS, Maryland: 81 days 5. Portland, Oregon: 80 days 6. ...

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  10. Minnesota VA Medical Centers Have Shorter WaitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... in Minneapolis and five in St. Cloud. The longest average wait for new patients nationwide is 145 days in Harlingen, Texas. Waits for first-time mental health patients are 29 days in Minneapolis and 33 days in St. Cloud, compared with under a day in ...

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  11. Dallas VA Center Among Nation's Worst Wait Times For New PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... centers scheduled at least 92 percent of their patients for appointments within 30 days. However, facilities in Harlingen, El Paso, Dallas and Amarillo rank among the longest waits for new patients. Both the Dallas and Fort Worth VA facilities are ...

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  12. Report: Dallas VA Medical Center, 3 others in Texas among worst for new patient wait timesRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The Texas Valley Coastal Bend facility in Harlingen averaged a 145-day wait for new patients seeking specialist care, the nation's worst backlog.

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  13. 4 Oil-Rig Workers Win $1.3M Brain-Injury LawsuitRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Specialists Inc., Noble Drilling Services Inc., and Keppel Amfels LLC -- will be footing the bill. As reported by Harlingen, Texas' KGBT-TV, the men were working in the engine room of a drydocked oil rig when the room was flooded with carbon dioxide ...

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  14. Group looking for missing portrait of WWII nurseRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Air Force Times

    ... War II nurse that once hung in the lobby of the now-defunct hospital named after her. The Valley Morning Star in Harlingen reports the Dolly Vinsant Memorial Foundation is offering a $1,000 reward to whoever locates the portrait of Wilma 'Dolly' ...

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  15. Not an "accident": Juan Carlos Reyes suffers fatal work-related injury in Harlingen, TexasRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | ScienceBlogs

    Juan Carlos Reyes, 35, suffered fatal traumatic injuries on Saturday, April 24 while working at a construction site located in Harlingen, Texas.

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  16. Curves for women in the Lansing AreaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... Lansing but world-wide in there 10,000 locations all over the globe. The first Curves was established in 1992 in Harlingen, Texas by the founders Gary and Diane Heavin, they came to realize there was no one place where just women could go to ...

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  17. Liberals touted Veterans Affairs hospitals as evidence government-run health care worksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... Dr. Richard Krugman, a former associate chief of staff at the Veterans Affairs health care system based in Harlingen, Texas, said in an interview. A Los Angeles Times investigation found that the problems with the system were widespread. Though the ...

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  18. Children crossing border alone create 'urgent humanitarian situation'Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Immigrant children who come into the U.S. alone are housed in shelters like this one in Harlingen, Texas which is licensed to hold as many as 290.

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  19. Dallas VA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... VA's full statement to News 8 Monday on the topic. Among eight VA facilities in Texas, the longest wait is in Harlingen, at 33 days. Amarillo had the shortest average wait time among the Texas hospitals, about 14 days. That's the target wait time ...

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  20. Documents raise questions about El Paso city manager selection processRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | El Paso Times

    ... it," Noe wrote in his notes. Gonzalez has had a storied and controversial career as a city manager in Irving and Harlingen, Texas, and previously as an interim city manager in Lubbock and assistant city manager in Dallas. Noe said he couldn't ...

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