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Mon November 7, 2011

Bennet Highlights Need for More Veteran Services

Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo) listens to a speaker at a veterans forum Monday morning in Englewood.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says the country is woefully under prepared to handle an influx of military veterans once a massive troop withdrawal in Iraq begins later this year.  The Democrat made the remarks Monday at a forum which coincided with the release of a report outlining a number of proposed policy changes aimed at tackling the problem.

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Mon November 7, 2011
Colorado Veterans

President Obama Pushes Help for Unemployed Veterans

In addition to his package of tax credits for businesses that hire veterans, President Obama this week is promoting a new program that allows veterans to receive personalized case management and career center counseling. 

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Mon November 7, 2011

An African Occupy Wall Street

As the Occupy Wall Street movement head into the tenth week – KUNC commentator Pius Kamau finds parallels with much that has occurred in Africa over the last 60 years. He says the corporate greed that has impoverished Africans will likely play out in America too if nothing is done about it.

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Mon November 7, 2011
Around the Nation

Cartoonist Draws While Running NYC Marathon

Originally published on Mon November 7, 2011 5:07 am



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Mon November 7, 2011