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Newark is worst for veterans, study says

From military skill-related jobs to the availability of Veterans Affairs health facilities, Newark ranks dead last when it comes to providing services for veterans, according to the 2014 Best and Worst Cities for Veterans by WalletHub.com.

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Bill could help NJ veterans get civil service jobs

A new legislation could grant civil service hiring preferences to veterans in the Garden State seeking employment.

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Rob Anderson Rips up Veteran's sign
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WATCH: Magician gives homeless veteran a big surprise

The premise of the video may be a bit misleading but the ending will surely put a smile on your face.

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Efforts to help New Jersey veterans work on several fronts

New Jersey officials are working on many different fronts to help veterans adjust when they return home from active duty.

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President Barack Obama is presented with a commemorative coin by American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama is presented with a commemorative coin by American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.

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President Barack Obama hugs Stg. Maj. James McGruder as he arrives to speak at about the new veterans health bill, in Fort Belvoir, Va., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama hugs Stg. Maj. James McGruder as he arrives to speak at about the new veterans health bill, in Fort Belvoir, Va., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Boost for vets’ health: Obama signs new law

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) -- Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

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Robert McDonald, CEO and president of Procter & Gamble, speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Robert McDonald, CEO and president of Procter & Gamble, speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Proctor & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Job Fair Held For Veterans At New York's Lexington Avenue Armory
Job Fair Held For Veterans At New York's Lexington Avenue Armory (Andrew Burton, Getty Images)
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Poll: Veterans Struggling to Find Jobs in NJ [AUDIO]

A new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll released Wednesday reveals that many New Jerseyans recognize the struggles military veterans are having finding a job.

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Vets on Iraqi Conflict: What Else Could We Do?

For an entire night, Marine Sgt. Colin Archipley crouched low atop a roof as U.S. artillery slammed insurgent hideouts in the Iraqi city of Fallujah.

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On D-Day Remember Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice [VIDEO]

Today is a day that sometimes unfortunately gets lost in annals of American history but it is as important as any day in our history books.

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