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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Fox59 Wants to Know: Hoosier veterans waiting more than a year for disability compensation

    Fox59 Wants to Know: Hoosier veterans waiting more than a year for disability compensation
    Some of the most moving stories to tell are those of a hero's welcome home when troops are greeted with open arms, tears of joy and flags waiving. This is a story about what happens after those homecoming celebrations. This is about the time it takes for...
  • Fox59 Wants to Know: More Hoosier veterans come forward following VA backlog investigation

    Fox59 Wants to Know: More Hoosier veterans come forward following VA backlog investigation
    Fox59 was the first to expose why veterans are not getting the help they need when they return home. A paperwork backlog means Hoosier heroes could be waiting years to get the help they need. Just after our story aired Monday night, even more veterans...
  • San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River

    San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River
    Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away

    A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away
    It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families. The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...
  • Occupy Houston House of Horrors event

    Occupy Houston House of Horrors event
    Occupy Houston is sending a Halloween message with its Corporate House of Horrors show. "It's Halloween and we're festive, and we're in costumes, but these are real issues that we're talking about," Carl Gibson, a member with Occupy Houston, said. The...
  • Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill

    Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill
    There will be a mixture of nine veteran, mid-career and new writers working this July at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford. Theresa Rebeck (Broadway’s “Seminar,” “...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • VA laboring under surge of wounded veterans

    VA laboring under surge of wounded veterans
    In a sobering reminder of the long-term costs of war, a dramatic spike in disability claims during the last seven years has overwhelmed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and nearly doubled the cost of compensating wounded veterans, according to an...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: Defoliants more dangerous than they had to be

    Part 5 of a Tribune investigation unearths documents showing that decisions by the U.S. military and chemical companies that manufactured the defoliants used in Vietnam made the spraying more dangerous than it had to be. Complete coverage >> As the U.S....
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect
    Part 1 of a Tribune investigation finds that U.S. officials have neglected a lasting problem even as the health fallout has spread. Complete coverage >> In central Indiana, two sisters struggle through another day, afflicted by a painful condition in...
  • Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities

    Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities
    Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results. The Bush...