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Legion Calls for VA's Shinseki, 2 Aides to Quit

Legion calls for VA’s Shinseki, 2 top aides to resign amid uproar at Phoenix vets hospital …read more

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Sex offender reported in Cheney captured in VA

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — The fugitive sex offender from Denver who was reportedly sighted in Cheney was taken into custody Friday in Norfolk, Va…. …read more

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ACTIVE AMBER Alert: Amiyah Dallas – Orange,VA

By Leap The Va State Police and Va Missing Children’s Clearinghouse has issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Orange Co. Sheriff’s Ofc. Amiyah Monet Dallas, 5, was last seen in the custody of her aunt, Olivia Dallas. There has been no contact with Amiyah or her aunt since Feb. 18, 2014, and their whereabouts are unknown. Investigation has led investigators to classify case as an abduction and believe the missing child could be in imminent danger. The aunt has connections to Maryland and South Carolina. Anyone with information needs to call Orange Co. Sheriff at (540) 672-1200 or State Police at #77.. Please Contact Orange VA at 540-721-1200 …read more

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Victim in Vancouver Shooting Had Sought Protection

Victim in Vancouver VA workplace shooting had sought protection order against co-worker

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Ore. construction worker killed at VA rehab center

WHITE CITY, Ore. (AP) — A Vancouver, Wash., construction company says one of its supervisors has died at a Department of Veterans Affairs’ work site in the southern Oregon community of White City…. …read more

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Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Location's No-Weapons Policy Sparks Facebook Debate

By Music News Group

Show Dog/UniversalThe newest location in Toby Keith‘s I Love This Bar & Grill restaurant chain has some gun-right advocates fighting mad. A “No Guns Permitted” sign on the door of the restaurant in Woodbridge, VA caused hundreds of people to comment against the policy on the restaurant’s Facebook page. The staff posted a message on Facebook saying that while they respected every person’s right to bear arms, the no-weapons policy was a result of insurance regulations.

Though some people have thanked the Toby Keith’s location for not allowing guns, others have expressed …read more

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VA Mobile Vet Center to visit Olympic Peninsula

VA uses Mobile Outreach Teams as a way to increase access to counseling services for Veterans and their families in rural and underserved communities across the country. If you are a Veteran or active duty servicemember who has served in a combat zone in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq or Afghanistan,  you may be eligible for free counseling.  If you find yourself to be easily angered or startled, have lost interest in activities you used to enjoy, find yourself re-experiencing traumatic events, or avoiding things that remind you of those events, having difficulty in concentration or memory, or feel that you are emotionally numb towards others, please come and talk to a counselor to determine if you could benefit from counseling.  VA benefits and referrals are available to all qualifying Veterans regardless of combat service status.

VA has 300 Vet Centers serving communities across the country, offering individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families, family counseling for military related issues, bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death, military sexual trauma counseling and referral, outreach and education, VA benefits explanation and referral, and screening and referral for medical issues including traumatic brain injury and depression.  For more information on services provided visit www.vetcenter.va.gov

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