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Some veterans didn’t get the welcome home they hoped for as they returned from the jungles of Vietnam or the deserts of Iraq, but a group of local middle school students did their best to help make up for that Thursday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patrick W. Kelley Post 2468 on Walnut Str…

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Iraq War veteran Bill Congleton is not the sort of man to let his wartime injuries stand in the way of his active lifestyle. But when a doctor at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center cut off his pain medications, Congleton faced a personal crisis. Would he still be able to stay activ…

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A handful of protesters held signs at the Garden Valley Boulevard entrance to the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Thursday to express their fear that politicians at the national level are moving to privatize veterans’ health care. These local veterans, members of the Veterans for Pe…

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When Michael Belliveau of North Bend walked into the White Clinic at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Tuesday, he was enthusiastic about the possibility of decreasing his shoulder pain and reducing his need for the cortisone shots he’s been receiving to treat it.

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During World War II, Leonida “Nida” Clarete-Watson was a little girl, but she remembers crawling on her hands and knees, head down to avoid Japanese machine gun fire, as she carried precious, lifesaving cargo — sweet potatoes — to American soldiers hiding in a cave.

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A bill requiring Oregon’s director of veterans affairs to study the progress of establishing a state veterans home in Roseburg was approved by the state Legislature at the last minute as this year’s short session came to an early close.