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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Driving to his company's Granger office one day, Niel Makielski noticed the telephone poles along the road seemed to be warping as he passed them. The chief of his company's small maintenance department and a "fix-it" guy all his life,...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has shut down inpatient services and the intensive care unit at the Fort Wayne VA medical center to review processes and provide more training to staff there. The Journal Gazette...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says new, free hunting and fishing licenses will be available for disabled veterans beginning in March. The agency says a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder earlier this month allows...
South Bend TribuneThe Democrat running for north-central Indiana's congressional seat is using another advertisement to highlight his military service and criticize his Republican opponent's record. Brendan Mullen, a Democrat from Granger, criticizes Republican Jackie...
South Bend TribuneMom beamed proudly as Christen held a sign spelling out her upcoming walk to shed light on homeless military veterans. “This is big,” Eileen Sullivan said in a low tone watching her 14-year-old daughter pose for photos. “This isn&...
NILES – Veterans day is a time to say thanks to those men and women who served, but many of them are struggling here at home with medical problems and a high unemployment rate. The unemployment rate for young veterans in particular is very high....
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man wielding a knife has broken into a Kansas television station and stabbed two sales employees. WIBW-TV (http://bit.ly/MnNXEV) reports the suspect got into the station Wednesday morning. He was eventually tackled and held...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Homeless veterans in the Fort Wayne area will have a new place to stay and get help with substance abuse, mental illness or stress disorders. Program director Carol Cartwright tells the Journal-Gazette (http://bit.ly/tQu5K9)...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - “Nothing like the eleventh hour,” Mark Scott exhales, pocketing his cell phone. The concrete will come, but not for another few days. It is one week ago, and Scott is stepping around half-finished jobs in an old commercial...
KNOX – A war hero, Purple Heart recipient and man’s best friend was buried in front of the VFW Post in Knox Saturday. "I think about her every day," said Neil Burg, commander of the American Legion in Hamlet. At the VFW post in Knox, it...
PARIS (AP) — A big study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of American troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars. Researchers say even concussions seem to raise the risk of...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- The city's Redevelopment Commission signed off on a deal Wednesday that will enable the reuse of a vacant downtown building while providing more space for local veterans' medical care. Commission members voted unanimously to buy the Gates...
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