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Juneau Vet: VA breaking the rules

...Bailey said his fate changed when a former VA employee gave him a copy of the Code of...in and read as well. He added that some VA evaluations of injuries for the purpose...veterans," he said.When Bailey informed the VA that he was no longer able to work due to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/juneau-vet-va-breaking-rules
State
Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

RICHMOND, Va. - Helping to quench a growing thirst for American craft beer overseas, some of the United States' largest craft breweries are...

http://juneauempire.com/alcohol/2014-07-27/thirst-us-craft-beer-grows-overseas
Today in History

...test of the U.S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va.In 1921, Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
Local
Fledgling nation goes to war

...goal to raid the U.S. Capital, the British only stayed one night and left.On Aug. 18, the British captured Alexandria, Va., and on the same day Nantucket Island in Massachusetts declared neutrality. After the victory over Napoleon, Wellington's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
Today in history

...War, the first Battle of Bull Run was fought at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory.In 1925, the so-called...Senate Republican leader Hugh Scott died in Falls Church, Virginia, at age 93.In 1999, Navy divers found and recovered the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Race, Run, Have Fun

...Gobles, Michigan; Margaret Cowan from Barrow; Kelly Harris, Baltimore, Maryland; Lee Fitzpatrick, Fairfax Station, Virginia; John Holland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Larry Macon, San Antonio, Texas; Todd Poage, Tok; Erin Stephens, Kailua...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/race-run-have-fun
Sports
VA official: Recruitment a challenge in Alaska

...this challenge isn't exclusive to the VA in Alaska. But Alaska has no medical school...the same pool of candidates.Joe said the VA has been working to fill two vacant health-care provider positions at the VA's Wasilla clinic and been relying on contract...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/va-official-recruitment-challenge-alask
State
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...thoughts on what's happening with the VA? Not just the scandal, but also the new...with that... We do need to reform the VA system."There's been an epidemic in...on working relationship with families of Virginia Tech, Newtown shooting victims) Those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-08/begich-talks-corporate-rights-gun-viole
State
Modern Russian fable superbly drawn

...The New Valley," published in 2009, was made up of three novellas. They were set in the hill country of Virginia and West Virginia.But Russia became his consuming fictional subject after a return visit in 2010. He also drew the fine illustrations...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/modern-russian-fable-superbly-drawn
Art
Woman who died on Juneau trail had history of seizures

...interview Tuesday night.The cause of the seizures remained a mystery. Riley said Gelber underwent a battery of medical tests at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, but doctors couldn't provide a diagnosis.A longtime Juneau resident who was married to Gelber...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/woman-who-died-juneau-trail-had-history
Local

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