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April 19, 2013 2:41 PM

Battling a backlog, VA says it will speed decisions on some veterans’ disability claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs, under fire for the sluggish pace of awarding disability benefits for wounded veterans, announced a new plan Friday to provisionally approve its oldest claims based on the evidence already in its files.

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