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New Facility Will Aid Colorado Veterans

For many veterans, a new center that will help them adjust to life stateside could be a matter of life and death.

7 hours ago

Duke Ihenacho after the Broncos preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on Aug. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Broncos Cut Kevin Vickerson, Duke Ihenacho

The Denver Broncos have released nine-year veteran defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson and third-year safety Duke Ihenacho, a starter last season who had nine tackles in the Super Bowl.

08/30/2014

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Eastern Colorado VA Resumes Surgeries

Surgeries are once again being done at the Denver VA after concerns were raised about its air-handling units.

08/28/2014

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Vietnam Vet Expresses Creativity One Pinpoint At A Time

A local artist who suffered a nearly catastrophic brain injury during the Vietnam War has fine-tuned his talents to create art of the most intricate detail.

08/08/2014

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Veterans Share Their Emotions Onstage In ‘Telling: Denver’

An original stage production is currently playing in Denver that’s designed to help foster understanding for veterans and aid in their transition to coming home.

07/31/2014

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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

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Army Vet Wants To Give Away Pot To Others Who Have Served

A veteran who served in the military during Vietnam wants to give away marijuana to others who have served.

05/07/2014

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Congress Members Visit Denver To Discuss VA Medical Center Delays

Members of Congress came to Colorado this week with an inquiry about what is stalling a new hospital promised to veterans more than a decade ago.

04/22/2014

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Hyperbaric Chamber Used To Treat Some Vets With Brain Injuries

Some Colorado veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries are turning to an alternative treatment that’s not sanctioned by the Food And Drug Administration.

03/31/2014

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New Trees Replace Stolen Ones At Colorado Freedom Memorial

A month ago three donated trees were stolen from the Colorado Freedom Memorial and now two new ones are taking root thanks to donations from the community.

03/29/2014

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