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Purple Hears are displayed before a Purple Heart ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center April 6, 2007 in Washington, DC.  Six soldiers were awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  FILE PHOTO (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Detroit Becomes A Purple Heart City

The declaration pays tribute to Detroit residents who were wounded or killed in combat.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

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Man, Teen Sentenced In Murder Of Homeless Flint Veteran

Brandon Harris was 15 and Peris Dorsette was 20 when they attacked Gary Nagy in 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2015

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Indictment Alleges Veterans Store Manager Spent Government Money On Lap Dances, Sex

The manager of a Veteran’s Affairs retail store has been indicted for embezzling more than a $150,000 — most of which he spent on sex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2015

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After Concerns Over Gun, Milford Approves Veterans Memorial

The veterans memorial initially raised concerns in part because it included a depiction of a gun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2015

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$1.6 Million In Federal Funds To Fight Homelessness Among Michigan Veterans

The federal government is allocating $1.6 million to reduce homelessness among military veterans in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

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Michigan’s Veterans’ Health Care Facilities Performing Well

The chronically long waits for care that have infuriated patients at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics in some parts of the country are a lot more rare in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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Man, Teen Plead Guilty In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Flint Veteran

Two people have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and torture in the slaying of a 57-year-old homeless veteran in Flint two years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2015

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Struggling Berkley American Legion Post Needs $100K To Stay Open

The deadline is April 27.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2015

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3 Michigan Servicemen Remembered During Tribute At State Capitol

A moment of silence Wednesday at the State Capitol to remember and honor three marines killed in a helicopter crash last week off the Florida panhandle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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Bills Propose Credits To Businesses Hiring Jobless Veterans

The Hire MI Heroes Act is expected to be introduced as legislation in Michigan’s House and Senate soon with bipartisan support.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2015

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