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Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...of an enigma at this point. No one really knows what he will do," said attorney David Hoose, who represented veterans hospital nurse Kristen Gilbert in her 2003 federal death penalty trial for killing four patients. Gilbert received a life...
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Disabled vets will compete

...Wheelchair sports began after World War II, when young, disabled vets began playing wheelchair basketball in veterans hospitals throughout the United States. Seventy-four veterans participated in the first games in 1981 in Richmond, Va...
A home of his own

...back into the community. "When I was at Seattle Veterans Hospital, my social workers said my best option was to stay...of an institution when he was staying at Seattle Veterans Hospital. Breathing through a ventilator, he needed a respiratory...
Caring for veterans is a matter of honor

...were promised. In this country and with this economy, there is no excuse for what has happened to the funding of veterans hospitals and nursing care programs. The good news is that in 1999 we've turned the corner on our commitment and are now...
Two-legged dog gives hope to disabled Army veterans

...200 letters and e-mails a day, run a Web site and make dozens of appearances every year, including stops at veterans' hospitals across the country to cheer injured soldiers. That mission is special for Stringfellow, whose son left Iraq in...

...AK, 99689. Pedro Riego Barril Former Juneau resident Pedro Riego Barril, 76, died Sept. 18, 2000, at the Veterans Hospital in Seattle. He was born in 1924 in Juneau. He is the son of the late Catalino and Martha Barril, Sr. He was Tlingit...
Many challenging for Young's seat

...Benson said, and their treatment leaves something to be desired. She said she would like to see money for Alaska veterans' hospitals or adequate veteran health care. "Many of them have to fly out of the state," she said. "I think we have...
Anchorage honors policeman shot and paralyzed in 1953 chase

...Pfalmer spent the next two years recouping at a veterans hospital in California. Glenn Pfalmer said his father never...Pfalmer died the day after Christmas in 1970 at the veterans hospital in Long Beach, Calif. --- Information from...
Gallery Walk - the biggest First Friday of the year

...Washington and found out he had the tumors. He spent the next six weeks receiving extensive radiation treatment at the Veterans Hospital. Hall may attend his show, depending on how he feels. Hall studied at Stanford, but left school to join the Air...
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Dems hit airwaves to attack Don Young

...scope. He said the general assertion of his limited support of veterans is misplaced. "I don't know how they can say that," Young said. "I've put more effort into new (veterans) hospitals. That didn't happen by accident."


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