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Area Veterans React To Scandals Involving V.A. Hospitals

Area Veterans React To Scandals Involving V.A. Hospitals

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Local veterans are at no loss for words when it comes to recent scandals at Veterans Administration hospitals. 90-year-old World War II veteran Vaughan Wagnon (pictured) has been going to Richmond’s McGuire V.A. Hospital since 1959, and he hopes the problems can be fixed. A recent CBS poll revealed 45% of Americans feel Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki should resign after complaints surfaced about secret waiting lists at some V.A. hospitals.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.