VA furloughs some 7,000
In LR, office stops handling benefit appeals
Posted: October 9, 2013 at 12:07 a.m.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs furloughed more than 7,000 employees nationwide Tuesday because of the continuing government shutdown, a move that a federal employee group says will add to an already big backlog of unprocessed claims from veterans.
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