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Veterans Lottery Ticket

A Missouri House bill would require the state lottery to create a separate lottery ticket to fund veterans’ programs.

02/13/2014

Segs 4 Vets president Jerry Kerr speaks with some of America's wounded warriors who are about to receive new Segways on February 8, 2014 in St. Louis. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Segs 4 Vets Making a Difference Around the Country

St. Louis based non-profit helps severely-injured disabled combat veterans increase their quality of life.

02/09/2014

A photo of the Chinese flag, via CBS News.

St. Louis Whistle-Blower: Feds Under-Prosecuted Chinese Map Making Case

Jim Peterson told the feds Sanborn Map Company was using Chinese subcontractors to create three-dimensional maps of Marine Corps bases in the U.S. and U.S. supply lines.

11/18/2013

St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Board of Aldermen Considering Veteran Hiring Bill

The bill calls for a point system that would be added to a veteran’s civil service examination score with disabled veterans receiving a higher score.

11/08/2013

(Photo courtesy of Aberdeen Heights Senior Living Facebook page)

Aberdeen Vets Return Home After ‘Amazing Day’ in D.C.

Toured Arlington Cemetery and met with Sens. Blunt and McCaskill but the day’s memorable activities weren’t over when they boarded the flight back home.

10/09/2013

Capitol Hill

Federal Workers Plan to Protest Tuesday in North St. Louis

In St. Louis, between 10,000 and 15,000 federal workers are being affected by the government shutdown and some plan to protest today.

10/01/2013

Dustin Row

Charity Concert to Benefit Individual Veteran’s Families

To be held in Columbia Illinois Sept. 14th

08/19/2013

Photo: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

McCaskill to Small Businesses: Hire More Veterans

McCaskill says the employment picture has improved for those who have served in America’s military. The jobless rate for veterans stands at 7.7 percent, down from 8.9 percent a year ago.

08/07/2013

Tom L'Italien

He’s Peddling for Veterans Across the U.S.

Tom L’Italien has great concern for the number of suicides among veterans

07/19/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Veterans Court Bill

Lawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.

05/17/2013

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