[**Veterans waiting longer for help with **disability** claims**](http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHBF_Z4cCwLx1vPan0hreUa7uN8Lw&url=http://www.kansascity.com/2013/02/17/4072628/veterans-waiting-longer-for-help.html)
**Kansas City Star**
McClatchy Newspapers. WASHINGTON — Processing time for **disability** claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs worsened in a majority of its regional offices last year, and the VA has struggled with its much-anticipated plan to correct those problems.
[Official puts focus on backlog of vets' **disability** claims](http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEWtGfe-siPaIMH_L7bkK2POnzMcg&url=http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/viewart/20130217/NEWS01/302170018/Official-puts-focus-backlog-vets-disability-claims)Mansfield News Journal
[Our View: VA needs to do better job for disabled vets](http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHAjnvEE0tkcRs1CwBYvAUJnFPFvw&url=http://www.norwichbulletin.com/editorials/x171148481/Our-View-VA-needs-to-do-better-job-for-disabled-vets)Norwich Bulletin
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