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Best 2014 Veterans Day Events In Pittsburgh

Veterans Day is the official holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Here are some events in Pittsburgh to honor vets.

11/03/2014

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UPMC Helps VA Clean Up Backlog In Patient Cases

After nearly 700 area veterans waited up to a year for medical treatment, local VA officials have taken a pro-active stance.

08/28/2014

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Legionella Bacteria Turns Up During Routine Testing At VA Complex In Oakland

In May of last year the opening of the VA Hospital’s new medical building in Oakland was a tonic after all the bad publicity because of the Legionella bacteria outbreak at veterans’ facilities here.

08/30/2013

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Legionella Detected At VA Outpatient Facility In Washington County

Legionella has turned up at another local VA facility.

05/16/2013

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VA Pittsburgh: Another Veteran Dies After Contracting Legionnaires’

The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.

02/08/2013

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Police Searching For Missing Veteran

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a veteran who went missing from the veteran’s hospital in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section.

04/06/2012

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600 Athletes Compete In 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games

More than 600 veterans in wheelchairs have taken over the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. They are here for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

08/02/2011

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Athletes Arrive For National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Athletes from all over came to Pittsburgh Sunday to gear up for the start of the 31st Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

07/31/2011

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