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US Rep: FBI To Probe Central Texas VA facility

Rep. Carter said he had heard allegations of scheduling appointments being delayed to secure bonuses for managers, as well as papers being shredded to obstruct any investigation.

07/03/2014

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Review: Veterans Affairs A Struggling Agency Beset With Ills

A review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a struggling agency battling a corrosive culture of distrust, lacking in resources and ill-prepared to deal with an influx of new and older veterans.

06/28/2014

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South Texas Ex-Marine Says VA Wrongly Classified Him As Dead

A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.

06/18/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

Dallas VA Center Among Nation’s Worst Wait Times For New Patients

Both Dallas and Fort Worth facilities are identified among the 81 national VA centers requiring further review.

06/09/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

VA Whistleblower Says Officials Tried To Silence Him

A Department of Veterans Affairs employee in San Antonio who reported fraudulent scheduling practices says officials tried to stop him from speaking publicly and blamed problems on low-level scheduling clerks.

05/31/2014

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Family Wants Local VA Accountability After Pastor’s Death

Nearly two years after the CBS 11 I-Team started investigating long waits for patients at the North Texas VA Medical Center, the country’s top VA official stepped down Friday.

05/30/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

Patient Care Delays in Texas VA Similar to Those Found in Phoenix VA

A preliminary report from the Office of the Inspector General uses the North Texas VA Health Care System as just one example of what investigator say is a nationwide problem.

05/28/2014

President Obama Delivers Statement On Veterans Affairs Scandal

Obama: Any Misconduct At VA Will Be Punished

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.

05/21/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

VA Teams Conduct Face-to-Face Audit in North Texas

VA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

Claims Of Hiring Discrimination At Dallas VA Medical Center

A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

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Veterans Waiting For VA Care Left In Worse Condition

Texas veterans with cancer were among those left with a higher risk of dying because of delays in routine screenings from the Veterans Health Administration.

02/03/2014

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Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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