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May 31, 2013 at 8:04 AM

Renaming Spokane arena Bon Jovi Veterans Arena upsets some vets

SPOKANE (AP) — Some military veterans are upset at the temporary renaming of Spokane Veteran Memorial Arena to Bon Jovi Veterans Arena to promote an upcoming concert. Veteran William Hall and his wife Aregia waved an American flag outside the arena Thursday with a sign reading, “Spokane Arena insults veterans!” The Spokesman-Review reports commenters on the…

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May 20, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Giving a hand to senior veterans and their spouses

Small care packages and home safety checks for senior veterans are a Memorial Day present from Emeritus Senior Living, the large Seattle-based company announced, with a request for people to recommend a senior veteran or veteran spouse for the “Heroes Emeritus” program. The care packages will include nightlights, first-aid kits, medication management containers, healthy snacks, water…

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