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New law clears way for 1,200 apartments for LA's homeless vets

Nancy Pastor for NPR
| The law restores the VA's authority to sign leases at its Westwood campus. Besides housing, it permits a variety of other services for vets.

LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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Veterans risk homelessness after ITT Tech shutdown

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Military veterans were among the people most affected by this month's shutdown of ITT Technical Institutes. More than 6,000 former service members were enrolled at the for-profit college chain.

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Clinton, Trump fail to impress LA vets in forum

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About a dozen vets gathered in a Hollywood sports bar to watch the candidates talk about the military in a nationally televised forum.

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Voting can be a perplexing process for overseas troops

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In 2000, the Florida ballots of overseas service members were a key point of controversy in the contested Bush vs. Gore election. Now, 16 years later, little has changed for most overseas troops, who still vote absentee mostly through international mail.

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Seeking flexibility, military families turn to homeschooling

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As the number of homeschooling families in the U.S. has grown, a study conducted for the Army suggests military families are especially likely to homeschool.

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Bombs, birds, and butterflies co-exist as Pentagon protects rare species

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The U.S. military has joined forces with environmental groups to preserve natural habitats. More than 400 threatened and endangered species are benefiting, and so is the Pentagon.

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