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Democrats vow investigations into report that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress
Legislature talks concealed carry, polling place attire, border wall in second legislative week
Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure
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Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
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Department of Veterans Affairs
September 11, 2018
Former VA chief, fired by Trump, to serve as Sanford's chief innovation officer
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — David Shulkin, a physician whom President Donald Trump tapped to head health care for veterans and later fired, will...
September 11, 2018 - 5:38pm
June 26, 2018
Disgruntled veteran lights himself on fire to protest VA at Georgia Capitol
An Air Force veteran Tuesday set himself on fire while "wearing a vest lined with fireworks and flammable devices," officials said in an email....
June 26, 2018 - 2:40pm
May 18, 2018
Trump announces he will nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to become department's permanent leader
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie...
May 18, 2018 - 12:27pm
May 17, 2018
Bill to double size of national cemetery awaits Trump's OK
STURGIS (AP) — A bill to double the size of the Black Hills National Cemetery in western South Dakota is headed for President Donald Trump's...
May 17, 2018 - 10:47am
April 24, 2018
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is standing behind Ronny Jackson to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, but suggested...
April 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
February 14, 2018
VA chief Shulkin, staff misled ethics officials about European trip, report finds
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's chief of staff doctored an email and made false statements to create a pretext for taxpayers to cover...
February 14, 2018 - 12:40pm
September 21, 2016
VA clinic moving from northwest Iowa into southeast S Dakota
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs clinic that serves veterans in northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska and southeast South Dakota will be moving from Sioux City into a new South Dakota building after it's built. Darwin Goodspeed is the director of the Sioux...
September 21, 2016 - 12:08pm
August 12, 2016
Audit: 2,300 VA patients in Iowa, SD were on 'ghost panels'
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than 2,300 VA patients in Iowa and South Dakota were assigned to primary care "ghost panels," or doctors who no longer worked at their hospitals, a federal audit found. Critics say the practice is a way that some VA hospitals have made their doctors'...
August 12, 2016 - 6:02pm
May 19, 2016
Noem votes to keep services at Hot Springs and other rural VA facilities
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Kristi Noem on Thursday joined the U.S. House of Representatives in passing legislation funding priorities for veterans, including language Noem has championed to prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from ending or limiting hospital-based services...
May 19, 2016 - 4:06pm
October 28, 2015
Study on closure of VA hospital in Hot Springs released
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs has released the results of a study that looks at the impact that relocating services and closing the historic hospital in Hot Springs would have on veterans and nearby towns. The report from Labat Environmental considers...
October 28, 2015 - 7:13pm
June 23, 2015
VA names new director for Black Hills health care system
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs has named a new director for its health care system in western South Dakota. The VA says Sandra Horsman is expected to start leading the VA Black Hills Health Care System next month. Horsman will replace Jo-Ann Ginsberg,...
June 23, 2015 - 3:46pm