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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  Donald Trump greets supporters, tourists and the curious after taping an interview with Anderson Cooper at a Trump owned building in mid-town Manhattan on July 22, 2015 in New York City. Trump, who is running for president on a Republican ticket, has come under intensifying criticism for his behavior on the campaign trail. The billionaire's most recent comments on Senator John McCain's war record in Vietnam have resulted in almost universal criticism from fellow candidates.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In on Controversial Trump Comments

“I have a hard time envisioning him as president of the United States. And I don’t think I’m along in that. I think most Americans have a hard time envisioning him president of the United States,” McCaskill says.

07/23/2015

5/28/12-Despite the heat and humidity, thousands of people turned out for Memorial Day events throughout the St. Louis region Monday, including the annual remembrance at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. "My service does not go back as far as many of you," said keynote speaker Lee Metcalf, Rear Admiral USNR (Ret.). "Nor have I suffered the hardships and the wounds that many of you have endured. But it spans the spectrum of emotions this country has displayed towards its military and those who serve." Cong. Russ Carnahan, St. Louis mayor Francis Slay and county executive Charlie Dooley also addressed the crowd. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Veterans: Jefferson Barracks Still Won’t be Big Enough

The VA may purchase a $1.7 million portion of Sylvan Springs Park to expand Jefferson Barracks.

07/22/2015

World War II Army veteran Fred Schaljo watches as the St. L:ouis Veterans Day Parade passes by in St. Louis on November 8, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis County Seeks Approval for Veterans’ Court

St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.

07/15/2015

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TIAM Sunday, July 12

Rooster Run, Veterans Welcome Home Summit and “Amy”.

07/12/2015

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Congressmen Ask for Permanent St. Louis VA Medical Center Director

“I don’t care how great your record is,” he says, “120 days is not long enough to implement the improvements necessary, or even observe the problems, to say ‘hey, can we implement these programs here?'”

06/15/2015

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Help Wanted: VA Can’t Fill 30 Key Director Positions

Faced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.

06/15/2015

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McCaskill, Blunt Pressure VA for a Permanent St. Louis Director

The Veterans Administration has yet to explain why the St. Louis VA has had seven different directors in the past two years – what Sen. Roy Blunt calls “outrageous.”

06/08/2015

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McCaskill Seeks Feedback from Veterans with Secret Shopper Survey

The initiative gathers feedback from veterans to improve VA health-care experiences.

11/10/2014

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Volunteers Build Ramps for Disabled Veterans

A group of volunteers is helping 15 disabled vets by making their homes more accessible – they’re building ramps.

09/26/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Town Hall Meeting to Address Veterans Care Issues

The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Robert Young Federal Building, at Tucker and Spruce downtown.

09/12/2014

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