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In the news: Oct. 12, 2016

Veterans’ service rep. available Oct. 18

GRANGEVILLE – The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have an advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Idaho Department of Labor office, 305 N. State Street.

The advocate will be available to veterans and their dependents for the purpose of answering questions about veteran benefits, assist with ongoing claims, and take new claims for filing with the Veterans Administration.

Schedule an appointment at 750-3690. Walk-ins will only be seen as time allows.

Beware of phone scam on winning money

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office advises residents to beware of a phone scam being reported in the region regarding money winnings. Prospective victims are being contacted by phone and told they have won $850,000, but that to receive the winnings they need to provide the caller money orders in the amount of $850 for processing and administrative fees.

Legitimate prize or sweepstakes awards do not charge fees to receive awards.


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