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Gazette’s Philipps Wins Pulitzer For Vets’ Stories

Dave Philipps of The Gazette won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting Monday for his investigation into an increase in the number of traumatized combat veterans discharged without benefits by the Army.


The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Subcontractors For New VA Hospital Say They’re Not Getting Paid

The new Veterans Administration Hospital is started to take shape in Aurora but some of the subcontractors working on that project say they haven’t been getting paid.


An image of the new ramps from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Drivers Get Some Relief At I-225 And East Colfax Avenue

Anyone who drives around the former Fitzsimons Medical Campus in Aurora knows traffic there can be a mess, but finally there will be a little relief.


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Homebuilders Provide Foundation For Fresh Start

HomeAid Colorado is working on a project to provide housing for women veterans and single moms in Denver’s Mayfair neighborhood.



Vets Say Late Pay From VA Cripples Their Finances

Exasperated veterans who work part-time for the Veterans Administration while attending college say their paychecks are sometimes weeks late, leaving them in trouble with bill collectors or having to borrow money to avoid eviction.


Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan (credit: CBS)

Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan Visits Denver For Navy Outreach Program

The surgeon general of the Navy, Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan, visited Denver this week as part of the military branch’s outreach program.


The area designated for the new VA Hospital in Aurora. (credit: CBS)

Contract Dispute At Center Of New VA Hospital Construction Delay

There have been seven fruitless groundbreakings in Aurora for the new Veterans Administration Hospital. The latest delay is attributed to a contract dispute between the VA and its builder.


Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senators: Region VA Hospital Contracts Bogged Down

Two senators say the construction of a veterans hospital serving Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming is bogged down in the contracting process but the reason isn’t clear.


Homeless veterans were given supplies they may need to keep warm this winter. (credit: CBS)

VA Working To Get Homeless Off Denver Streets

The Veterans Administration is trying to get the homeless veterans off the streets in the Denver metro area during the winter months.