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  1. VA doctor accused of overprescribing has set up practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WISN-TV

    The VA is looking into the circumstances surrounding the opiate death of a veteran at the Tomah VA Medical Center A former Wisconsin VA doctor accused of overprescribing opiates has set up a private psychiatry practice in La Crosse while disciplinary proceedings against his medical license drag on. Dr. David Houlihan was fired from the Tomah VA Medical Center in November following a federal investigation that found some patients called him "candy man" for allegedly handing out excess narcotics.

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  2. Wisconsin's Johnson, Feingold downplay political experienceRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | KFBB

    ... noted Johnson's committee leading an investigation into patient deaths at the Veterans Affairs medical facility in Tomah, Wisconsin. But on the campaign trail, Johnson has decried the long election season while emphasizing his 30-year career in the ...

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  3. Three injured in buggy vs. motorcycle crash near WiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... passenger, 21-year-old Susie Borntreger, were ejected from the buggy. White, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Tomah Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was later transferred to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse for ...

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  4. Tomah man reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Lt. Scott Holum said that Kraig K. Isensee, 28, was last seen near the 200 block of Glendale Avenue in Tomah the evening of June 1. Anyone with information on Isensee or where he may be is urged to contact the Tomah Police Department at 608-374-7400.

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  5. Designated 'Fixer' for Troubled VA Hospital Missed The Signs For YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    Tomah VA employees playing a human version of the Hasbro game called Hungry, Hungry Hippos on taxpayer dime. Victoria Brahm, the executive assigned by the Department of Veterans Affairs to fix its troubled Tomah, Wisconsin, hospital, once "astounded" a colleague by discarding credible complaints of wrongdoing at the facility, well before abuse of veterans exploded into a national scandal.

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  6. 2 injured in Monroe County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... before finally coming to a rest. Wright and his passenger 21-year-old Dion Wright of South Dakota were transported to Tomah Memorial Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

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  7. One injured after a single car crash in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | WKBT

    Monroe County Sheriff, Scott Perkins, said 21 year old, Keanu Wright, of Tomah drove his 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier into a ditch after he failed to negotiate a curve in the road. The car traveled through the ditch before striking some trees.

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  8. Capital City SundayRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    ... on the first vote at this summer's GOP convention. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) cites the scandal at the Tomah VA Medical Center as a symptom of a larger problem: a single-payer, government-run health care system. But challenger Russ Feingold ...

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  9. Undercovered: Report Probes Opiate-Related Deaths at VA Hospital Called 'Candy Land'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Mediaite.com

    ... agencies that missed several opportunities to intervene. The tragedies of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin (Tomah VAMC)-the veteran deaths, abuse of authority, and whistleblower retaliation-were preventable. The Department of ...

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  10. Feingold, Johnson campaigns snipe over Tomah VA documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. Just when it started to look like the blame game in the Tomah VA Medical Center scandal was coming to a close , then this happens: The campaign team for former Sen. Russ Feingold accused his ...

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  11. Failure at all levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... listen to testimony during a field hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing in Tomah on Tuesday. The Republican majority report from a committee headed by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) minces no words about what was ...

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  12. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    Senator Ron Johnson cites the scandal at the Tomah VA Medical Center as a symptom of a larger problem: a single-payer, government-run health care system. But challenger Russ Feingold said Wednesday Johnson is allowing his political views to skew the reality that most military veterans get great care through the VA.

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  13. Simcakoski family speaks on latest Tomah VA findingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Stevens Point family tragically impacted by the Tomah VA less than 2 years ago is speaking out after a new report shows multiple failures at the facility. A senate committee released the report showing that the VA didn't do enough to protect veterans in the wake of recent scandals.

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  14. Tomah "candyman" appeared to be impaired during questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    TOMAH, Wis The Tomah VA psychiatrist known as the "candy man" was suspected of abusing prescription drugs himself. One of the revelations in a just-released U.S. Senate report says that David Houlihan appeared to be impaired while he was being questioned by the inspector general's office.

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  15. Tomah VA To Re-open Psych Unit Wednesday, June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The Psychiatric Inpatient Services that were shut down last year at the Tomah VA Medical Center will reopen in early July. That decision announced Tuesday by VA officials.

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  16. Senate investigation finds 'systemic' failures at VA watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A Senate investigation of poor health care at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wis., found systemic failures in a VA inspector general's review of the facility that raise questions about the internal watchdog's ability to ensure adequate health care for veterans nationwide. The probe by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee found the inspector general's office, which is charged with independently investigating VA complaints, discounted key evidence and witness testimony, needlessly narrowed its inquiry and has no standard for determining wrongdoing.

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  17. Senate probe finds 'systemic failure' in VA facility reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    Witnesses from the Department of Veterans Affairs, from left, Gavin West, a senior medical adviser, Sloan Gibson, a deputy secretary, Michael Missal, an inspector general, and John Haigh, an assistant inspector general for health care inspections, are sworn in during a field hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Tomah, Wis., Tuesday, May 31, 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Michael Missal, who took over as inspector general for the VA in April, addresses during a field hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Tomah, Wis., Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

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  18. Dying Veteran Tried To Warn Democratic Congressman Of VA AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... had been frantically trying to alert authorities that Dr. David Houlihan, chief of staff at " Candy Land " Tomah, Wisc., federal hospital, was doping veterans up with sedatives at rates wildly out of step with his peers. A spokeswoman for Kind said ...

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  19. Senate report blasts VA and watchdog groupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    ... unpack here, starting with the facility itself. An investigation was launched into issues at the VA medical center in Tomah, Wisconsin, more than a year ago. It found a huge problem with over-prescription; so much so that the facility and its chief ...

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  20. Hearing examines Tomah VA's past, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WKBT

    A hearing Tuesday examined a 16-month Senate committee investigation into Tomah Veterans Affair Medical Center, highlighting leadership's role in over prescription practices and intimidation against those who spoke out. Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, issued the 359-page report, "The Systemic Failures and Preventable Tragedies at the Tomah VA Medical Center."

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