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Castor on funding for veterans’ health care listen

02/11/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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When the Defense Authorization Act passed two weeks ago, it included $450-million for the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) of veterans.

A press conference today publicized this new funding which could be used to treat veterans with TBI at Tampa’s James A. Haley VA Medical Center.

Traumatic Brain Injury is considered the signature injury of the U.S. war on Iraq because of the shocking number of returning veterans who have positive screening tests for TBI. That could be as many a...

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Castor comments on economic stimulus package listen

02/08/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Yesterday the Senate passed an economic stimulus package

Today, WMNF spoke with U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, a Democrat who represents parts of Hillsborough, Pinellas and Manatee counties, to find out what the economic stimulus package means to residents of Tampa Bay.

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