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  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Friday, May. 15. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...
  • Kaine: Iran bill proof bipartisanship lives

    The House of Representative easily passed legislation today that gives Congress a chance to review any nuclear deal with Iran, as The Chicago Tribune reports here. It had already passed the Senate, and president Obama is expected to sign it. U.S. Sen....
  • Official: VA improperly spends $5 billion a year on health

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is improperly spending at least $5 billion a year for medical care and supplies being purchased in violation of required practices for competitive bidding and written contracts, a senior VA official said Thursday....
  • Lawmakers: Future of over-budget Denver VA hospital unclear

    The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans committees said Thursday the future of an over-budget VA hospital under construction in Denver is unclear because the Veterans Affairs Department hasn't come up with an acceptable plan for funding it. Sen....
  • Former VA exec during disease outbreak asked to stop working

    A former regional director who helped oversee the Pittsburgh VA during a Legionnaires' outbreak has been asked to stop working under a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Department spokesman James Hutton said in a statement Wednesday...
  • Nationwide Insurance : Boudreau Agency Appoints New Bilingual Associate Agent Local Insurance Agency Strengthens Resources

    Nationwide Insurance : Boudreau Agency Appoints New Bilingual Associate Agent Local Insurance Agency Strengthens Resources
    Annapolis, MD - Nationwide Insurance : Boudreau Agency (http://www.mbnationwide.com) has announced that Claudia E. Rivas has joined the agency to further develop their growing portfolio of clients. Claudia E. Rivas comes with a wealth of experience within...
  • Microchip coding controversy could be putting pets' lives at risk

    Microchipping saves lives. This is an accepted fact among those in the veterinary and animal welfare community. However, some microchip companies may now be compromising a system that's reunited countless numbers of pets and their owners. A small chip...
  • A long summer of spending standoffs is coming

    WASHINGTON Partisan disputes over the sequester threaten to derail the appropriations process in the months ahead, as House and Senate appropriators trudge ahead with work on fiscal 2016 spending bills. In the quest for a new budget deal, Democrats in...
  • Hospital apologizes to veteran after telling him to call 911 when he couldn't get inside

    SEATTLE When Donald Siefken drove up to the Seattle VA hospital emergency room earlier this year with a broken foot, all he asked for was a little help getting inside. Instead, a hospital employee who answered Siefken's cellphone call told him to call...
  • Lawmakers to VA: Find another way to pay for Denver hospital

    Lawmakers from both parties said Tuesday they will not divert money from a new health care law to pay for a half-finished hospital in Denver that now is expected to cost more than $1.7 billion — nearly triple an estimate the Department of Veterans...
  • Longtime doctor, cofounder of Rotary club, symphony dies

    One of Northbrook's most dedicated doctors, and one of its leading citizens, Dr. Irwin Smith, died May 5. He was 98. Dr. Smith was not only the busiest physician in Northbrook for years, but he was also one of the founders of the Northbrook Rotary...