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Lavish Features Cut From Over-Budget Aurora VA hospital

AURORA, Colo. (AP) – Imported Brazilian stone has been scratched from the budget-busting design for a veterans hospital under construction in Aurora, replaced by cheaper Colorado rock. 464 more words

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Lavish Features Cut From Over-Budget Denver VA Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The new construction bosses at an over-budget veterans hospital outside Denver say they’re saving money by scaling back landscaping and using Colorado stone instead of Brazilian imports. 125 more words

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Rep. Coffman: VA Should Release Report On Hospital Cost Overruns

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A Colorado congressman is criticizing the Veterans Affairs Department for refusing to release a report on its internal investigation into huge cost overruns at a VA medical center under construction in Aurora. 120 more words

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Deputy VA Secretary 'Blown Away' By Progress At Aurora Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The deputy secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department was back in Colorado on Wednesday to meet with contractors to check on the progress of the still unfinished VA hospital in Aurora. 392 more words

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Hickenlooper, Canadian Official Observe Memorial Day At Fort Logan National Cemetery

DENVER (AP/CBS4) – Gov. John Hickenlooper and a high-ranking official from Canada spoke at a Memorial Day service at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. 233 more words

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Congress Warming To Idea Of Medical Marijuana For Veterans

DENVER (AP) — Congress is showing an increasing willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it’s legal, although final approval is far from certain. 126 more words

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Congressional Panel Holds Denver Hearing On VA Health Care

DENVER (AP) — A congressional subcommittee is holding a hearing in Denver to take testimony on VA hospitals and on prescription drugs for veterans.

The House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on oversight and investigations is scheduled to hear from three Colorado-based VA officials at the state Capitol Friday. 80 more words

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