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Archive: November 11, 2013

PHOTO: Wisconsin State VFW Commander Renee Simpson says SB 13 would be unfair to the many veterans who were exposed to asbestos because of their occupations in the military. Photo used with permission of Wisconsin VFW.

CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. - Veterans make up eight percent of the population, but account for 30 percent of all mesothelioma deaths. On Veterans Day, State VFW Commander Renee Simpson has a strong message for the Wisconsin legislators about a bill they are considering: Don't delay justice for veterans who ...Read More

PHOTO: A project that began more than 20 years ago honoring veterans at Arlington National Cemetery has made its way to Indiana. Photo: wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. Courtesty: Wreaths Across America.

INDIANAPOLIS - Volunteers across Indiana are honoring fallen military heroes one wreath at a time. Wreaths Across America began in 1992, when a wreathmaker donated 5000 Christmas wreaths that were placed at graves at Arlington National Cemetery. Since then the organization has grown to more than 300 ...Read More

PHOTO: An estimated 1.2 million World War II veterans remain of the 16 million who served and a project launched in Ohio helps some make a long overdue trip. Courtesy Honor Flight Network.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's just a one-day trip, but for many of Ohio's World War II veterans it's the trip of a lifetime. Honor Flight began in Enon in 2005, when it took its first flight of a dozen veterans to tour the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Since then, it has expanded to more than 14 ...Read More

Photo: Garett Reppenhagen of Vet Voice says Dinosaur National Monument is one of the places he chooses to unwind. Photo courtesy of Reppenhagen.

DENVER - While this Veterans Day recognizes men and women who have served the United States around the world, a group of veterans is working to protect the land here at home. Army veteran Garett Reppenhagen of Colorado Springs is a member of the Vet Voice Foundation and Rocky Mountain West coordinat ...Read More

PHOTO: AARP Montana is making the case that showing respect to veterans should include a guarantee under Social Security. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

HELENA, Mont. - Veteran’s Day has strong meaning in Montana. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the state is home to the second-highest number, per capita, of veterans in the nation. AARP is making the case that showing respect to vets should include a guarantee under Social Secu ...Read More

PHOTO: The Texas men and women who have served in the military are being honored on this Veterans Day, but some folks are making sure vets in the state have the support they need every week of the year. Photo credit: Paul Long

AUSTIN, Texas - For many veterans who have returned home from Afghanistan and Iraq, the move back into civilian life can present a variety of barriers. But people are stepping up across the state - and the help is year-round, not just on Veterans Day. One program, Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, ...Read More

PHOTO: Google Glass (above), although not yet available to the general public, joins smart watches, wrist phones and all kinds of wearable cell phones and digital devices as highly desirable consumer products with the approach of the holiday season. Scientists are issuing health warnings, however. Courtesy

NEW YORK - Wearable phones and computers are on loads of shopping lists as the holiday season approaches, but scientists are warning that research indicates they present likely health risks - especially from cell-phone radiation. Dr. David Gultekin, a research physicist at New York's Memorial Sloa ...Read More

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Last week, thousands of North Carolina teachers protested their pay and working conditions, and Betsy Russell, an Asheville parent, said she agrees with them. Russell called herself an "education activist." She has been following the cuts to North Carolina's public education system ...Read More

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