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This week’s FOIA round-up: Rising cancer rates among veterans, House passes pharmaceutical transparency, and a mystery police car crash

This week’s FOIA round-up: Rising cancer rates among veterans, House passes pharmaceutical transparency, and a mystery police car crash

Toxic chemicals and cancer treatment impact veterans. The House of Representatives unanimously approves more oversight of drug company rebates, and still no answers on a single-car police crash from over two years ago.

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How long is the paperwork backlog at Veterans Affairs?

How long is the paperwork backlog at Veterans Affairs?

A report released last week by the Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs highlighted the current recordkeeping shortcomings for the Veterans Health Administration, tasked with the care and health of the country’s military veterans.

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This week’s FOIA round-up: Records reveal extent of U.S. mining pollution, implicate the FDA in fentanyl overprescription

This week’s FOIA round-up: Records reveal extent of U.S. mining pollution, implicate the FDA in fentanyl overprescription

In this week’s FOIA round-up, public records requests reveal pollution from U.S. mining sites is contaminating American water supplies without being treated, researchers use FOIA documents to reveal mishandling of fentanyl distribution by the Federal Drug Administration, and new records raise ethical concerns over travel expenses of senior advisor to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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Coach K: The Winningest Veteran in College Basketball

Coach K: The Winningest Veteran in College Basketball

Cheer him or boo him, Coach Michael Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils is one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history. But before he led the Devils to five NCAA championships, Coach K was a hoops star in his own right at West Point and during his time in the Army.

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