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Mayors From Across The Country Meet In Dallas

Mayors from across the country discuss job, tourism, veterans and more.

06/21/2014

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Texans With Character: Guy Mezger

A strong body can help build a strong mind. So, one North Texas man is helping injured veterans get fit.

06/20/2014

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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

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Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans’ Care Registry

The Texas Medical Association says it’s stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.

06/17/2014

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Veterans Neglected By Guardians Paid To Protect Their Money

The VA System in crisis, facing a backlog of thousands of veterans in need of health care. Now, new details are being uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team about another issue of systematic neglect — this time affecting the bank accounts of aging veterans.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

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North Texas D-Day Heroes Honored Before Thousands

North Texas D-Day heroes were honored in a ceremony that brought together two sitting presidents, and more than 10,000 people.

06/13/2014

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Iraq Vets: We’re Watching Everything We Fought For Fall Apart

A decade ago, a generation of soldiers thought they were repairing Iraq. Now they’re expressing confusion and anger as they watch everything they fought for fall apart. CBS 11 News talked to some of those soldiers.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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Man’s D-Day Reunion 70 Years In The Making

One man’s return to D-Day meant a surprise meeting… that was 70 years in the making. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at his story.

06/11/2014

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D-Day, Soldier Recalls Night Of The Nazi Surrender

Seventy years ago, in a segregated army, a Rowlett man served as a guard of supplies and German prisoners during WWII. As a result, he was also one of the first people to know something that would change the course of world history.

06/10/2014

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A 10- Day Journey For North Texas D-Day Heroes

A group of North Texas D-Day heroes arrived home Monday afternoon at DFW Airport. The amazing men spent the last 10 days reliving a journey they took 70 years ago. During the CBS 11 News journey with them last week, there were smiles, tears, and moments were there were simply no words.

06/09/2014

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Dallas VA Medical Center Wait Times Among Highest In The U.S.

How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you’re a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that’s 12 times longer than private citizens.

In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.

CBS 11–06/09/2014

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D-Day 70th Anniversary A Salute To Those Who Changed History

Friday the world saluted the men who changed the course of history 70 years ago today. Thousands gathered in Normandy, franc to remember D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is following World War II veterans from North Texas as they return to the battle site. But on Friday it wasn’t the ceremony that made their hearts ache.

06/06/2014

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