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Jane Fonda makes another donation to AOC’s campaign

FIRST ON FOX: Hollywood actress and controversial Vietnam War activist Jane Fonda made another donation to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to help her get re-elected. According to Federal Elections Commission (FEC) records, Fonda donated $1,000 to Ocasio-Cortez’s re-election campaign on Tuesday. This is at least the fifth time Fonda...
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Iowa Vietnam veterans still fighting Agent Orange decades later

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Vietnam War claimed the lives of more than 800 Iowans. Local veterans hope a special event Wednesday can also honor the soldiers who died years later or are still feeling the deadly effects of a toxin used in combat. “On the Iowa Vietnam Wall...
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KEY WEST VIETNAM VETERAN RECEIVES OVERDUE HONOR

The “wrongs of the past were righted” on Monday morning, when Key West native Alvin Alce received his Purple Heart from the U.S. Army — 53 years after he was injured in combat in the Vietnam War. Cathy Crane, director of the local Veterans Affairs office, learned...
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Vietnam dengue cases top 145,000, More than triple 2021s tally

The Vietnam Ministry of Health said that in the week ending August 6, the whole country recorded nearly 8,800 cases of dengue fever, including 3 deaths. Compared to the previous weeks, the number of cases last week showed signs of slowing down, although still at a high level. Accumulated from...
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Agent Orange still haunts Vietnam veterans

August 10 is Agent Orange Awareness Day. Agent Orange is a herbicide and defoliant the U.S. military used during the Vietnam War. Many Vietnam veterans have since been diagnosed with illnesses and health conditions linked to exposure to the chemical. James Sklenar of Fishkill joined the U.S. Marine Corps right...
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Local Vietnamese restaurant owners open second location in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A local Vietnamese family restaurant has opened a second location in Columbus. Co-Owners and sisters, Cindy Nguyen and Elaine Pham, along with their mother - known as Big Mama - have opened a second, larger location on Sidney Simons Boulevard. Big Mama also owns Uptown Vietnamese...
COLUMBUS, GA
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Vietnamese cafe opens storefront in downtown Augusta

Inside a small cafe in downtown Augusta, Lily Coffee, Tea & Bread, the newly opened storefront for the Vietnamese food and spot brings authentic asian cuisine to the CSRA. Lily Nguyen, owner of the restaurant located at 1378 Laney Walker Boulevard Suite 101, started her business from a food truck and pop up shop at the Augusta market after she moved to the CSRA three years ago.
AUGUSTA, GA
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Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Coming To Ewing Park

The Ellwood City American Legion Post 157 is hosting the Vietnam Moving Wall in Ewing Park on August 18th through August 22nd. The event is free to the public. The Moving Wall will be located in the same area of Ewing Park as the Festival. Specifically it will be to the right of the Folino Shelter (the stage) running a total of 253 feet in a v-shape and parallel to Washington Ave.
ELLWOOD CITY, PA

China, Vietnam Ceding Ground to Second-Tier Footwear Exporters

Click here to read the full article. U.S. footwear imports increased 27.4 percent in the first six months of the year compared to the first half of 2022 to 1.35 billion pairs, according to new data from the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel (OTEXA). Top supplier China saw its shipments processed at U.S. ports increase 28.8 percent in the same period to 783.74 million pairs. This was comparatively flat from the prior month but down from a 34.5 percent increase in the first quarter, signaling diversified production among brands and retailers amid continued tariffs on Chinese good and heightened...
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The Wall that Heals travels to Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. — Over 13,000 miles traveled and more than 20 communities reached last year alone, the Wall that Heals keeps the memory of the veterans lost during and before the Vietnam War alive. Now, that piece of history has now made its stop in Kearney. The Wall that...
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SoCal’s Newest Vietnamese Restaurant Serves Up Honest Taste of Vietnam — Tay Ho Restaurant Chino Hills Saturday, August 13th

SoCal’s Newest Vietnamese Restaurant Serves Up Honest Taste of Vietnam — TAY HO Restaurant Chino Hills Saturday, August 13th, 2022!. Named after the Tay Ho District located in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, Family Business Director Vivian Yenson introduces Southern Californians to Tay Ho Restaurant Chino Hills, her second newest Vietnamese restaurant honoring the timeless tradition of preparing authentic and delicious Vietnamese street food and eclectic Asian dishes.
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PACT Act Will Change Health Benefits for Many Local Veterans

President Joe Biden is expected to sign the PACT ACT it into law Wednesday. It's now a victory for veterans around the country who will soon get access to healthcare after being exposed to toxic chemicals during war. But veterans and elected officials say their work is far from over.
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