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  1. P.E.I. MP Lawrence MacAulay stays on as Canada's Agriculture MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Guardian

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, centre, P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture president David Mol, left, and Malpeque MP Wayne Easter look over a soybean plant at the Harrington Research Farm in this file photo. MacAulay was kept on as the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-foods, as the Trudeau government announced a significant shake-up of cabinet Wednesday morning.

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  2. WaPo: Trump loyalists reassign, remove VA employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KMIZ

    Staffers at the Department of Veterans Affairs loyal to President Donald Trump have reassigned or remove staffers perceived as disloyal to the President and his agenda for veterans, people familiar with the actions told The Washington Post. The Post reported that the transfers include more than a dozen career civil servants in leadership positions at the VA's headquarters, who were given lower-visibility roles.

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  3. Democrats appeal lieutenant governor appointment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fulton Sun

    Sally Ince/ News Tribune Gov. Mike Parson answers questions from the press during a press conference Wednesday July 11, 2018 at the Governor's Mansion. The Governor attended a working dinner at the mansion to discuss future plans with Missouri's agriculture leaders.

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  4. Local vet offers holistic approach to PTSD therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Army combat infantry veteran Kevin Flack and his service dog Frankie are best friends. The canine companionship is just one factor in Flack's story of healing.

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  5. Trump loyalists at VA shuffling, purging employees before new...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Ahead of Robert Wilkie's likely confirmation to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency are taking aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff perceived to be disloyal to President Donald Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with the moves. The transfers include more than a dozen career civil servants who have been moved from the leadership suite at VA headquarters and reassigned to lower-visibility roles.

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  6. Critics of Trump's Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About DeparturesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New York Times

    Amid high-level turnover at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump administration critics are expressing alarm over whether politics is playing a role in the recent wave of removals, reassignments and retirements. The department is currently run by Acting Secretary Peter O'Rourke and has been without a Senate-confirmed leader for months.

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  7. Equestrian therapy complex caters to veterans, first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Review

    Equestrian therapy comes during his weekly visits to Pegasus Farm in Marlboro Township. Pegasus recently opened another therapy complex specifically for those like Maple.

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  8. Pentagon: Military Parade to Cost Estimated $12 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    After breaking through police lines, Debi Kahn, of New Jersey, jumps into the arms of a returning Gulf War veteran during New York's Welcome Home Parade, June 11, 1991. The $12 million cost is nearly the same as the budget for the now-canceled military exercises with South Korea.

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  9. P.E.I. MP Lawrence MacAulay stays on as Canada's Agriculture MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, centre, P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture president David Mol, left, and Malpeque MP Wayne Easter look over a soybean plant at the Harrington Research Farm in this file photo. MacAulay was kept on as the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-foods, as the Trudeau government announced a significant shake-up of cabinet Wednesday morning.

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  10. Empty beds in new Arkansas veterans' home blamed for deficitRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to increase efforts to fill the remaining beds at a new state facility for elderly and disabled veterans in central Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock is operating at a monthly deficit of $50,000 because 26 of its beds remain empty.

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  11. Report: Arrington Bill May Destroy High-Paying Veteran Jobs And The Airline IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William 'Bill' Mulder Transition Improvement Act of 2018, introduced by Republican Texas Rep. Jodey Arrington, contains a clause that would cut millions of dollars in funding for veteran jobs in aviation. The bill , which is meant to help veterans transition into civilian careers, contains a subsection that caps funds available to veterans who receive flight training at the same level as a private undergraduate degree.

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  12. Veterans TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Penn

    If you or someone you care about is among America's more than 20 million veterans, here are a few facts and figures you may find interesting: National Industries for the Blind and its network of associated nonprofit agencies employ more than 5,800 people who are blind, including nearly 600 of our nation's veterans. network support our nation's veterans by manufacturing products and providing essential services for the federal government and U.S. military, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs .

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  13. Vets Facing Eviction in Koreatown After Building Sold to Donald SterlingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling bought a building in Koreatown and his company informed tenants that government vouchers will no longer be accepted as payment, which has a group of veterans facing eviction. Angie Crouch reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on July 18, 2018.

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  14. Old Lyme affordable-housing hearing draws crowds, continued to SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    Old Lyme - A public hearing on an affordable-housing application near Interstate 95 that has drawn large crowds to a series of lengthy meetings held in the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School auditorium will continue to September. The Zoning Commission voted late Tuesday evening to extend to Sept.

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  15. Trump loyalists at VA shuffling, purging employees before new secretary takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Robert Wilkie, the nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington on June 27, 2018. Robert Wilkie, the nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington on June 27, 2018.

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  16. Basketball player calls 911 after hard foul in pickup gameRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A man is facing charges after Ohio police say he dragged an officer for more than a mile in his car while fleeing a traffic stop. Dashcam video shows the officer being dragged down a street while another trooper chases the suspect.

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  17. A Marine Corps vet's mission: Getting to bottom of VA care mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Bruce Deloye, left, and Phil Prew have been lifelong friends. Prew was with Deloye on Feb. 9, when Deloye met for nearly an hour with John P. Collins, director of the Veterans Affairs Central Western Massachusetts HealthCare System, regarding a yearlong fight to get to the bottom of a bad experience Deloye says he suffered during a dental cleaning last August.

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  18. Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this photograph taken July 17, 2018, Marine Corps veteran Chris Sheppard poses with a picture of himself taken during his service in Iraq in Oct. 2004, at his office in Seattle. "I thought that press conference yesterday with him in Putin, I thought that was a national tragedy.

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  19. Lawmakers: Presidents who bypass Congress on war powers should face impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A president who sends the U.S. military to war without congressional approval, which has become commonplace in recent decades, should face impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors, two House lawmakers said Wednesday. The radical proposal took the form of a resolution by Reps.

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  20. A Byron couple's travelogue in South Korea and Thailand: Ambassadors of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Batavian

    As a family member of a POW of the Korean War, Laura Platt, of Byron, received information about the Korea Revisit Program and she and her husband, Doug, went this spring. Platt's great uncle, Sgt.

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