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Amvets gets grant to expand services (access required)

The Call of Duty Endowment, an Arlington, Va.-based nonprofit organization that helps groups that provide job placement and training services for veterans, said it has awarded a $250,000 grant to Lanham-based Amvets to help it expand its operations in 20 markets around the country.

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Supreme Court torn over law banning lies about medals

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared sharply divided Wednesday over a law that makes it a crime to lie about having been awarded top military honors. The justices engaged in spirited debate over the constitutionality of a 2006 law aimed ...

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Snyder will fight Westboro on court costs, lawyer says

WASHINGTON — The father of a Marine killed in Iraq won’t pay the nearly $100,000 in court costs charged by Westboro Baptist Church, which picketed his son’s 2006 funeral, in the wake of his unsuccessful lawsuit against the group, his ...

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