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Video game characters and veteran perks

Petitions of the week By Andrew Hamm March 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. This week, we highlight cert’s motions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, when the First Amendment protects a video game’s digital image from someone else’s likeness without the consent of that person and when the effective date of […]

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New veterans organization in the Poconos seeks new members

The non-profit organization called Seasoned Veterans is designed to help veterans. MARSHALLS CREEK, Pa. — Inside the Middle Smithfield Community Center, a group of retired military personnel introduced themselves and their mission. Seasoned Veterans, a nonprofit group, hopes to help other veterans in the Poconos. “We go out and volunteer to help other veterans. It’s […]

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Federal judge orders $501 million payout in veterans benefits case

A federal judge in Greenville has ordered California businessman Scott Kohn to pay $501 million in a civil case involving the buying and selling of military veterans’ benefits, an illegal practice brought to light by a lawsuit. investigation by The Greenville News. Kohn and a network of its affiliates are to pay $436 million in […]

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Veterans organization asks for help restoring equipment lost in floods

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) — Cleanup efforts at Veterans Reference Center in Johnson County, Kentucky are underway. The doors may be open again, but there is still work to be done and the equipment still needs to be replaced. Dozens of nail marks are visible inside Doug Murphy’s office as floodwaters washed away priceless military memorabilia. […]

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Aspen Elks donates $12,800 to Veterans Services

Aspen Elks Lodge #224 announced last week that it is donating a total of $12,800 to two organizations serving veterans on the West Slope: the VA Western Colorado Health Care System and VFW Post 3981 at Grand Junction. The funds will be used to provide meals, food boxes, hygiene boxes and clothing to veterans in […]