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Get Marty: Disabled Veteran Gets Much Needed Medical Supplies

Getting up and down stairs was Roger Madden’s greatest challenge every day.

05/01/2014

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Get Marty: Father, Son Team Move In To Help Disabled Veteran

It’s a task we all take for granted, getting up and down stairs. But for Roger Madden it presents quite the challenge.

04/30/2014

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Veteran Finally Gets Much-Needed Chairlift, Wheelchair Ramp

The sound of a drill in the hands of a craftsman was the sign of a life-changing moment for James Price.

03/25/2014

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Local Veteran In Need Of Wheelchair Ramp Gets Help From Volunteers

On a cold, snowy day, imagine walking up or down a set of broken stairs or across a muddy yard.

03/17/2014

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Andy Warhol’s Brother Passes Away

Paul Warhola, a World War II Navy Veteran and elder brother of the artist Andy Warhol, has died. He was 91.

01/31/2014

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Local Civil Rights Leader, Tuskegee Airman Passes Away

Local Civil Rights fighter and Tuskegee Airman Wendell G. Freeland died at his home early Friday morning. He was 88-years-old.

01/24/2014

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Decorated Beaver Co. Solider Fights VA Over Disability Pay

A Beaver County soldier – seriously wounded while fighting in Iraq – is now waging a different battle.

11/05/2013

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Local Veteran’s Wish Granted, Has Day Proclaimed In His Honor

The non-profit group “Unity, A Journey of Hope” has been granting wishes to people in Pittsburgh since 2007. Friday, the organization honored a local veteran.

10/25/2013

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World War II Hero Celebrates 100th Birthday On Golf Course

Joe Walters celebrates his 100th birthday with a round of golf at Westwood Golf Club in West Mifflin. Legally blind, the World War II veteran doesn’t let a little thing like heat get in his way.

07/16/2013

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Local Veteran Receives Keys To New Home

It’s been said that home is where the heart is and one group is making sure a veteran with a Purple Heart has a place to call home.

05/23/2013

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Veteran Battling To Get His Dog Back From Couple

He’s served in South Korea and Iraq, but Army Veteran Tim McGill says his current battle is to get his 3-year-old dog Layla back.

04/29/2013

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Police Arrest Veteran Accused Of Posing As Cop, Threatening Students

Police have arrested a local veteran who is accused of approaching three middle school students in West Mifflin, claiming to be a police officer.

03/01/2013

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Girl Scouts Stumble Upon 50-Year-Old Memorial, Research Story

A headstone and an American flag stand as a simple memorial on 32 acres of Camp Timberlake, a former Girl Scout camp — now for sale.

02/12/2013

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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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Former UPMC Doctor Leads Hopkins Team In Double Arm Transplant

Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.

01/29/2013

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