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A training site for disabled veterans can now expand beyond the Quad Cities. Friday Saint Ambrose University in Davenport celebrated the addition of new technology to its assistive technology house, making it accessible to anyone, in person or online. 

One year after a Quad Cities veteran committed suicide, the V-A has announced results of its investigation.

The VA would be required to provide psychiatric care to any veteran who asks for it under a bill introduced in Congress. 

Amy Hess stands between two men and holds the plaque she received as an award from the IL Dept. of Veterans Affairs for going above and beyond the call of duty.
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A veteran who lives in Aledo has made it her job to help other veterans. This morning, the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs gave Amy Hess its Business and Appreciation Award.

Hoping to help more veterans, the V-A has announced plans to build a new outpatient clinic in the Quad Cities. It will replace the current clinic in Bettendorf that opened in 1992.

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The story of local veteran who didn't recover from his injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This week on Midwest Week, Herb Trix talks with Barb Ickes, columnist for the Quad City Times. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered.