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Veterans

File photo of a U.S. soldier with his family as he arrives back on U.S. soil. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Fisher House To Help Veteran Families Coming To SC

The families of thousands of veterans from coastal South Carolina and Georgia can be near their loved ones receiving VA medical care without having to pay pricey Charleston hotel rates.

08/26/2014

Senate Armed Services Committee Member Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., is pursued by reporters after being briefed by military officals about the prisoner exchange that freed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: Obama ‘Has Not Yet Done Enough To Earn The Lasting Trust Of Our Veterans’

Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina’s Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama appears in her state before a critical audience she’s trying to woo: Veterans.

08/26/2014

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President Obama To Address American Legion In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan criticized the Obama administration Friday for not doing enough to help military veterans and fix problems within the Veterans Administration, comments made just days before the president is scheduled […]

08/23/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Salisbury Woman Arrested In Movie Scam

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A Salisbury woman has been arrested and accused of scamming a Davidson County woman out of nearly $24,000 for a proposed movie about veterans. Rowan County sheriff’s deputies have charged 55-yaer-old […]

05/21/2014

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NC Veterans Surge Brings Possibilities, Challenges

LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s latest effort to help those moving off the state’s military installations and onto main streets begins this week after the pomp and circumstance of Veterans Day fade. The state’s […]

11/11/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

File photo of a scientist studying Omega-3 Fatty Acids. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study Investigates Veteran Suicide Risk

A new $10 million study in Charleston is investigating if omega-3 fatty acids – the substance found in fish oil – can reduce the suicide risk among the nation’s veterans.

10/08/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

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