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Los Angeles County holds the unwelcome distinction of having the most homeless veterans in the country — 6,000 to 8,000, depending on whose estimate you use. That number has remained stubbornly, embarrassingly high despite the presence of a...
L.A. NOWA U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows a decrease in the overall homeless population in Los Angeles County, and a more marked decrease in the number of homeless veterans....
The new 113th Congress members are now seated. The 112th Congress failed to recognize veterans of the Vietnam War. House Bill HR-3612 and Senate Bill S.1629, to restore The Agent Orange Equity Act did not make it out of committee. In all probability,...
Salem Reformed Church Youth will sponsor a western-themed dinner with entertainment Saturday, Jan. 19. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Gad-Abouts Square Dance Club. Tickets can be purchased...
Past President Penny Adams presented Antietam Unit 236 with certificate of merit awards on Nov. 18 at the Western Maryland District American Legion Auxiliary meeting. The unit received first place for all-around activities, Americanism, children and...
Tags: American Legion, Ocean City
WDBJ7 ReporterMore men and women serving in the military committed suicide in 2012 than died during battle. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or P-T-S-D plays a big role in the lives of many veterans. Sometimes, they don't know they have it, but as the problem grows,...
Big Slackwater Oct. 13 — Images of the old Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which had faded with time, were resurrected in 2012. The 2.7-mile section of the towpath known as Big Slackwater was closed after flooding in 1996 and it deteriorated into a...
The Baltimore VA Medical Center said Wednesday it has become the first hospital in Maryland to offer three-dimensional mammograms, a technology it hopes will better detect breast cancer in women. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year, 3-...
The number of chronically homeless people and homeless veterans has dropped significantly in recent years, but the Obama administration still faces challenges in its effort to completely eradicate homelessness by 2020. Those findings and others, based...
Tags: Homelessness, Social Issues
PolitiCalA state watchdog agency will turn its attention to California’s Veterans Affairs agency to look at "whether state programs are properly aligned with veterans needs." The meeting of the Little Hoover Commission will take place in Sacramento on...
The Hartford CourantHome Depot lost a customer recently when it stopped honoring Tom Colapietro's Naval Reserve identification card for the retailer's 10 percent discount for veterans. Colapietro, a Navy veteran who says he spent thousands of dollars at the local Bristol...
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won this year's prize in a United Nations space council...
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