Veterans

Tim Wright

In Virginia, about 4,000 inmates are vets.  Providing medical care for them is expensive, but the state refuses to take prisoners to VA hospitals where they’re eligible for free treatment, and it doesn’t take them to physical exams required to collect the benefits they’re entitled to.

Just in time for Memorial Day, one member of Congress is delivering some good news to members of the armed services.

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Virginia is known for monuments to Civil War generals and soldiers.

This weekend, two new markers will be dedicated at a Salem cemetery. But the stories are not what you might expect.

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In addition to choosing a U.S. Senator and a member of Congress on November 6, Virginia voters will decide on two proposed constitutional amendments.  One of those seems like a no-brainer, but as Sandy Hausman reports, it’s complicated.

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Homelessness among veterans is down in Virginia, way down.