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Veterans

Today, serve those who have served our nation

Celebrating freedom also means supporting veterans transitioning out of armed forces.

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Advocates allege religious discrimination at VA hospital

WICHITA, Kan. — Members of a Native American sweat lodge at a VA hospital in Wichita have been subjected to discrimination and "blatant hostility" aimed at shutting down their religious services, according to a letter sent by a religious liberties group Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Ve…

June 24, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…

Omaha girls' lemonade stand helps raise $3.5K for veterans

OMAHA, Neb. — Around $3,500 was raised this weekend for veterans with the help of two Omaha girls operating a lemonade stand.

June 15, 2015 12:25 pmLoading…

Rick Perry goes at it again, launches 2016 bid

ADDISON, Texas — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to "end an era of failed leadership" and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one.

June 04, 2015 3:09 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on redistricting, traffic solutions, reverse mortgages and theater review.

June 03, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

WWII veteran denied move from Minnesota to California

MINNEAPOLIS — A 99-year-old World War II veteran who wants to move from a Minnesota veterans' home to one in California is frustrated by a state law that requires six months of residency first.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions expressed on Walmart jobs, South Tucson, mines' water usage, bighorn herd.

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Old Glory adorns veterans' graves at Evergreen cemetery

Old Glory adorns veterans' graves at Evergreen cemetery

More than 2,000 flags mark graves. 

May 24, 2015 7:58 pm Photos

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Soldier finds nurse who cared for him in Vietnam

Soldier finds nurse who cared for him in Vietnam

He always wanted to find her — and now he has

May 24, 2015 7:19 pm Video Photos

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Daily Fitz Cartoon: Vets

Daily Fitz Cartoon: Vets

May 18, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
74 apartments for Tucson's homeless vets moving forward

74 apartments for Tucson's homeless vets moving forward

Goal is to find affordable homes for 1,600 veterans by year's end.

May 05, 2015 7:30 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on McDonald's zoning, fluoridation, act of kindness, exemplary student.  

April 28, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Ducey signs new child protection rules

Ducey signs new child protection rules

Gov. Doug Ducey signs new rules for when children can be removed from homes, and other bills.

April 06, 2015 7:30 pmLoading…
Arizona House OKs  begging limits

Arizona House OKs begging limits

Also: Income tax revision; child welfare chief OK'd.

March 24, 2015 10:23 pmLoading…
Old Liberty school might become veterans housing

Old Liberty school might become veterans housing

Sunnyside to sell old school to Amity Foundation for $525,000. 

March 04, 2015 7:35 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Kayla Mueller, anti-semitism, governor's visitor logs, rainbow flag.

February 11, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
Ducey drops plan to fund veterans' cemeteries

Ducey drops plan to fund veterans' cemeteries

Governor scraps idea to use donations for disabled vets to fund cemeteries.

January 20, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…
Veterans can make great franchise owners

Veterans can make great franchise owners

Focus and an ability to follow the rules make many veterans a good fit for franchise businesses.

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Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

WalletHub survey ranks several Arizona cities among the best places for veterans.

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Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

It's the 95th consecutive observance of local celebration thanking military members.

November 10, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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