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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Probe: No Evidence Of False VA Data In Vet’s Death

The Veterans Administration reports that an internal investigation found no evidence that a Minnesota veteran’s appointment data was doctored after he died, three members of the state’s congressional delegation said Friday.

10/10/2014

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148 Veterans Service Workers Furloughed In Mpls.

More furloughs for federal workers in Minneapolis Tuesday as the shutdown entered its eighth day. The union representing veterans service workers says 148 employees were notified they would be sent home as a result of the shutdown.

10/08/2013

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What’s Affected Locally By The Federal Government Shutdown

It’s official, the federal government is partially shut down Tuesday morning for the first time in 17 years. This comes after the Senate rejected a House bill to fund the government. The shutdown will have an effect on about 18,000 federal workers here in Minnesota. Many of them will be furloughed. Some Government services will also be disrupted.

10/01/2013

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Votes Ahead For Bills That Make Up Minn. Budget

A week of votes on a slate of budget bills is ahead in the Minnesota Legislature, which is braced for long hours.

04/15/2013

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Carlton Co. Vets Eligible To Get $750 To Cover Flood Cleanup

The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved an application process that might help veterans affected by flooding in Carlton County, department officials said.

08/20/2012

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Minn. Vietnam Vet Links Agent Orange To Parkinson’s

The scars of the Vietnam War have stayed with many Americans for decades and it’s not just the emotional scars. Many Vietnam vets are learning that their health today could be linked to a chemical sprayed during the war and it’s all thanks to a man from Rogers, Minn.

03/09/2011

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