Veteran Affairs Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Four Times New Late Night Host Samantha Bee Dismantled Right-Wing Media MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Media Matters for America

    When Samantha Bee launches her TBS program Full Frontal tonight, it will be "the only late-night satire program currently hosted by a woman, and one of very few in the decades-long history of the genre to feature a female star." That jarring disparity hasn't been lost on Bee, who has frequently discussed the male-dominated landscape in interviews and pokes fun at the topic in show promotions .

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  2. Go to Texas Bar BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Texas Bar Journal

    Judge Orlinda Naranjo; Thomas Ausley; Karen R. Johnson; Austin Bar President, Judge Eric Shepperd; David Sheppard; and Judge Lora Livingston. More than 500 members of Austin's legal community turned out for the Austin Bar Foundation's annual Gala on Saturday.

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  3. The Public Voices Concerns on Milwaukee Police Activity to the Department of JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    A standing room only crowd at Centennial Hall inside the Milwaukee Public Library Central location, 733 N 8th Street, had Milwaukee residents voicing concerns at a listening session hosted by Department of Justice representatives from Washington, D.C. The meeting gave many Milwaukee residents the opportunity to discuss positive and negative experiences with the Milwaukee Police Department and attendees did not waste any time lining up for their chance to speak at the microphone. A spirited, sometimes disrupted audience had questions about recent incidents of police brutality, how they were treated by the police and challenged the DOJ on how and if things will change.

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  4. Returning veterans find new careers as sheet metal workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Stars and Stripes

    Erik McKenna does not gripe when he's working at an unheated construction site in the dead of winter or if it's too hot in the summer. The fourth-year sheet metal apprentice served two tours in Afghanistan in the 173rd Airborne, earning an Army Commendation Medal for Valor when he helped rescue a wounded comrade during a firefight.

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  5. Ringing In 2016 With Quality Veteran CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Starting off the New Year right! Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain , a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned construction company headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, has recently completed four government contracts across the country. Locally, at the Baltimore, Maryland Veteran's Medical Center , HPC completed two jobs ranging from HVAC removal and installation to structural renovation.

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  6. Army veteran's discipline cuts used-car recon time in halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Automotive News

    An Army vet cut vehicle reconditioning time in half at three Greenway Automotive dealerships in Orlando, which sped inventory to turn and slashed costs, by creating and adhering to strict standards and procedures. When Anthony Martinez joined three Greenway Automotive dealerships in Orlando as the stores' reconditioning director two years ago, he was given these marching orders: Drawing on his discipline as a former U.S. Army captain and his training in workflow management, Martinez increased the department's productivity and reduced redundancy by combining some employees' duties.

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  7. WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of with Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Va. Thomas is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit Morris.

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  8. Four Times New Late Night Show Host Samantha Bee Dismantled Right-Wing Media MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    When Samantha Bee launches her TBS program Full Frontal tonight, it will be "the only late-night satire program currently hosted by a woman, and one of very few in the decades-long history of the genre to feature a female star." That jarring disparity hasn't been lost on Bee, who has frequently discussed the male-dominated landscape in interviews and pokes fun at the topic in show promotions .

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  9. HR Pros Recount Landing First Job in FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HR Magazine

    Years ago and fresh out of college, Elizabeth Doherty Thomas was not the first choice for the job of HR coordinator at what was then the only four-star hotel in Minnesota. But when the top candidate turned down the offer, Thomas was back in the running, along with another candidate who had a lot of administrative experience.

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  10. Concussion triples suicide risk, Canadian doctors warnRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    While scientists warn that suicide risk is higher in military veterans and professional athletes grappling with concussion, new Canadian research suggests the risk extends to the general public, too. While scientists warn that suicide risk is higher in military veterans and professional athletes grappling with concussion, new Canadian research suggests the risk extends to the general public, too.

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  11. Hot Dog Man Bill Connell DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    Bill Connell, Carpinteria's eminently likable purveyor of hot dogs, died Thursday night in his home. Longtime friend Margaret Landreau said Connell, 61, apparently died alone in his sleep.

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  12. College students show love for veterans Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    The Student Government Association is sending holiday cards to local veterans. It's through the annual Valentines for Veterans drive, a national campaign from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

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  13. Newtown's Centrak sold for $140MRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Philly.com

    A British company has purchased CenTrak Inc., a Newtown company with a system designed to help health-care providers keep track of equipment, for $140 million, the buyer, Halma P.L.C., said. Halma, which produces sensors and other devices for numerous sectors, said in its release Friday that CenTrak had profit before taxes last year of $10.2 million on revenue $43.5 million in revenue.

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  14. WWII vet from Virginia begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2015, Norwood Thomas, 93, talks with Joyce Morris via Skype from his home in Virginia Beach, Va. During World War II, Morris lived in England and was Joyce Durrant, the girlfriend of Thomas, a D-Day paratrooper with the Army's 101st Airborne Division.

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  15. VA health system faces significant challenges, studies findRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Three reports that discuss the future demands facing the VA Health Care System, the current resources in the system and how care is provided to veterans outside the federal system have been released by the RAND Corporation. The reports, done as part of a congressionally mandated examination of the delivery of health care to veterans in facilities owned and operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, have been posted to the RAND website at .

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  16. Risk of suicide increased three-fold in adults after a concussionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The long-term risk of suicide for adults who have had a concussion is three times higher than the population norm, and the risk increases further if the concussion occurred on a weekend, found a new study published in CMAJ . "Given the quick usual resolution of symptoms, physicians may underestimate the adverse effects of concussion and its relevance in a patient's history," states Dr. Donald Redelmeier, senior core scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and a physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

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  17. GOP Win Could Give Vets Healthcare ChoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Max

    The presidential campaign issue of veterans healthcare is worth keeping a close eye on, even if you aren't a veteran or a close family member of one. The matter came up at both of the two most recent presidential debates.

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  18. Legion-VA collaboration pays off for Windy City vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

    Weekdays, especially in a city the size of Chicago, aren't always the best times for veterans to drive to meet with a veterans service officer. Between traffic and parking, it can make for a stressful day.

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  19. 750 posts reap rewards from flag programRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

    For the fifth consecutive year, American Legion Post 42 in Akeny, Iowa, is the Legion's Flag Rewards program No. 1 earner - earning $1,900 in Emblem Sales credit in 2015 to spend in 2016.

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  20. Hillary Clinton and the Anti-Democratic Origins of American PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    It has long been a truism of American politics that electoral success is impossible without genuflecting to the founders and the flag. This is always absurd, not to mention frequently ahistorical, as when Thomas Jefferson, who prescribed a revolution every twenty years or so, is toasted as the paragon of stable conservatism.

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