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  1. Danbury's Rodriguez victorious in bout at MoheganRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Danbury's Delvin Rodriguez , a former two-time world championship challenger, scored a unanimous decision victory over Brooklyn's Shawn Cameron Saturday night at "Slugfest at the Sun" at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. Rodriguez won 96-94 on two cards and 97-93 on the third in what was the main event of a five-bout lineup.

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  2. Presidential Proclamation -- National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The White House

    In 1950, when Communist armies from the North stormed across the 38th parallel, brave American men and women though weary of combat in the wake of World War II stepped forward to defend their brothers and sisters on the Korean Peninsula. Over the course of 3 years, through unforgiving weather and severe danger, nearly 1.8 million Americans joined in the fight and faced down Communism pushing the invading armies back and protecting a people on the other side of the world.

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  3. The Latest: Trump calls Clinton disloyal in ousting Dem headRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    Donald Trump says the Democrats' outgoing party head, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, is "highly over-rated," and he's accusing Hillary Clinton of throwing Wasserman Schultz "under the bus." Trump tells supporters in Roanoke, Virginia, that Clinton's "disloyalty was incredible" for allowing Wasserman Schultz to be pushed out.

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  4. Michael Jordan speaks against both police killings, targeting of policeRead the original story

    45 min ago | WHTC

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan spoke out on police violence on Monday and announced two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP's Legal Defense Fund and to a group that works on improving police relations with communities. "I can no longer stay silent," Jordan wrote in a statement sent to the media.

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  5. WWII vet who went viral with 100th birthday wishes turns 101Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A World War II veteran who received millions of birthday wishes on Facebook last summer is blowing out the candles again. John Symons turned 101 years old Monday.

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  6. Should More Surgeons Say They're Sorry?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

    National guidelines suggest surgeons should fully disclose medical errors to patients and their family members, but a new report in JAMA Surgery says many physicians fail to fully discuss the details of surgical mishaps or apologize for their mistakes. The study's authors surveyed 62 surgeons working in 12 specialties at 3 Veterans Affairs medical centers about recent adverse events they experienced.

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  7. Lehigh Valley health events include blood drive at Crayola, Carry the FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Morning Call

    Easton's Crayola Experience is hosting a blood drive with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Easton's Crayola Experience is hosting a blood drive with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  8. Flight schools, veterans struggle with new VA regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A series of reviews of public flight schools and the subsequent tightening of rules has left some students in flight schools, including those in Arizona, struggling to secure funding. Flight schools, veterans struggle with new VA regulations A series of reviews of public flight schools and the subsequent tightening of rules has left some students in flight schools, including those in Arizona, struggling to secure funding.

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  9. At mosque, then from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An interview with a militant in custody reveals how Huji top leader Zafar radicalised a pious youth, continued to turn him from jail into an explosives expert A policeman stands guard at a temporary bunker set up at Banani Police Station. Security has been beefed up at police stations across the country in the wake of two grisly militant attacks and amid fear of further strikes.

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  10. 2 Utah companies bringing wireless earbud innovation to the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Two Utah companies, Fireflies and ELWN have launched successful Kickstarter campaigns to bring improved wireless earbuds to the world. The companies have been working for years on their products, but just launched this month.

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  11. Hillary Clinton pledges VA reform, draws contrasts with Donald Trump on foreign policyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The U.S. is an exceptional nation that stands with every ally, rebukes foreign strongmen and elects leaders who don't "trash talk" America, Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton told veterans Monday in a thinly veiled indictment of GOP rival Donald Trump . Mrs. Clinton , speaking to the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Charlotte , N.C., cast herself as a thick-skinned leader who will take a deliberative approach to military and veteran affairs and accept the counsel of Republicans and Democrats alike.

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    4 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Disabled veterans are eligible to receive an increase in their benefits next year after a bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, became law over the weekend. Abraham's veterans compensation bill becomes law Disabled veterans are eligible to receive an increase in their benefits next year after a bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, became law over the weekend.

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  13. Trump vs. Clinton a tough choice for some vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Ed Aitken said he fought in Vietnam for the right to make his choice for president when he walks into the voting booth back home in Colorado. While Aitken, one of an estimated 12,000 vets in Charlotte for the VFW national convention, won't name a front-runner for his vote, he will say where he is leaning.

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  14. Discovery Ad Sales Chief Joe Abruzzese to Retire After 46 Years in the BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AdWeek

    One of the titans of the TV ad industry is calling it a day. Discovery Communications' ad sales chief Joe Abruzzese will retire at the end of the year, capping 46 years in the industry, the last 14 of which he spent as Discovery's president of ad sales.

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  15. End of an Era: Joe Abruzzese to Step Down as Discovery Ad Sales ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Joe Abruzzese, Discovery Communications ' longstanding president of advertising sales, announced this morning that he will retire at the end of the year, capping a career in which he established himself as one of the most respected and well-liked execs in TV.

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  16. Hillary Clinton speaks to thousands at VFW convention in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBTV

    As the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to thousands of Veterans of Foreign Wars members in Charlotte Monday. Clinton arrived around 11:30 a.m. at the 117th VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in uptown, located at 501 S. College Street.

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  17. FTC Staff Supports Department of Veterans Affairs Proposed Rule To...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission staff submitted written comments supporting a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' proposed rule that would permit the VA to grant "full practice authority" to the four main categories of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses - Certified Nurse Practitioners , Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Nurse Midwives and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists - provided certain background requirements are met, including verification of credentials and demonstration of necessary knowledge and skills.

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  18. Trump, Hillary to Discuss Vet Care, VA Reform at VFW ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    The nation's veterans are getting a look this week at the contrasting plans for their healthcare, as well as for reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs, when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak at the annual VFW convention. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee was set to speak at the convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, while the GOP nominee is slated for Tuesday - and websites for both indicate what they'll likely push at the Veterans of Foreign Wars gathering, Military.com reports.

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  19. Honoring veterans one brick at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Linda Rowe looked out on the empty space, where tall grass grew against the backdrop of a water tower and the sweltering sun dried the muddy ground. In the coming months, this spot next to the ball diamond near Craig Park in Brazil will be transformed into a plaza paying tribute to military veterans, like Rowe's husband and others in her family.

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  20. Hillary Clinton speaks at VFW convention in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBTV

    As the Democratic National Convention began in Philadelphia, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to thousands of Veterans of Foreign Wars members in Charlotte Monday. Clinton arrived around 11:30 a.m. at the 117th VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in uptown, located at 501 S. College Street.

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