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As of October 2009, 351 Virginia residents are currently serving in the Peace Corps. More than 6,498 Virginia residents have served in the Peace Corps since 1961.


Peace Corps unveils rankings: Calif., Vt., NYC lead way - USA TODAY
USA TODAY
Peace Corps unveils rankings: Calif., Vt., NYC lead wayUSA TODAY"Vermont is the happy hunting ground for Peace Corps. It really is Peace Corps heaven," Elizabeth Chamberlain, spokeswoman for Peace Corps Northeast Regional Recruitment Office, said. Chamberlain attributes the volunteer enthusiasm to a New England ...Spending measure allows abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers Washington Post (blog)Ithaca No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers Ithaca JournalNew Spending Bill Adds Abortion Coverage For Peace Corps Rape Victims WBUR The Hill (blog)  - North Country Public Radio  - The Spokesman Review (blog)all 41 news articles »
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Congress Ends 35-Year Ban on Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers - AllGov
Congress Ends 35-Year Ban on Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps VolunteersAllGovFor the first time since the 1970s, female Peace Corps volunteers will receive federal assistance for abortions, granting them the same coverage as those in other federal programs. As part of the omnibus spending bill adopted by Congress, medical ...
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Government Spending Bill Quietly Resolves Peace Corps Abortion Coverage ... - ThinkProgress
ThinkProgress
Government Spending Bill Quietly Resolves Peace Corps Abortion Coverage ...ThinkProgressThe spending bill includes a provision to extend abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers in cases of rape, incest, and life endangerment ? bringing volunteers' coverage in line with the health care that all federal employees receive. It's a fix ...
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Report Faults Care of Peace Corps Volunteer - New York Times
New York Times
Report Faults Care of Peace Corps VolunteerNew York TimesWASHINGTON ? A Peace Corps doctor caring for a gravely ill volunteer in China ignored a fellow physician's warnings that the volunteer needed intravenous fluids ?in 30 minutes or he is going to die,? and altered her notes about his treatment after ...
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Washington state has third-most Peace Corps volunteers - KING5.com
KING5.com
Washington state has third-most Peace Corps volunteersKING5.com"Vermont is the happy hunting ground for Peace Corps. It really is Peace Corps heaven," Elizabeth Chamberlain, spokeswoman for Peace Corps Northeast Regional Recruitment Office, said. Chamberlain attributes the volunteer enthusiasm to a New England ...
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Sick in the Peace Corps - New York Times
Sick in the Peace CorpsNew York TimesThe situation of Nick Castle, a Peace Corps volunteer in China who became ill and died there, was truly tragic, and we hope for improvement in overseas care. But Peace Corps volunteers are equally vulnerable when they return home with service-related ...
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Spending Bill Includes Abortion Funding for Peace Corps Rape Survivors - National Journal
National Journal
Spending Bill Includes Abortion Funding for Peace Corps Rape SurvivorsNational JournalDecember 11, 2014 The battle over abortion funding for Peace Corps members may be coming to an end. The $1.1 trillion "CROmnibus" spending bill includes a provision to remove a 35-year ban on federal funding for abortions for Peace Corps volunteers in ...and more »
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US spending measure extends abortion coverage to Peace Corps - New Haven Register
US spending measure extends abortion coverage to Peace CorpsNew Haven RegisterThe legislation extends abortion coverage to Peace Corps volunteers in cases of rape, incest and life endangerment, giving them the same assistance the government provides for federal prisoners, female troops, women on Medicaid and much of the federal ...and more »
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Peace Corps volunteer shares trials, triumphs of adventure - Herald Times Reporter
Herald Times Reporter
Peace Corps volunteer shares trials, triumphs of adventureHerald Times ReporterMolnar, a 2004 graduated of Lincoln High, was accepted into the Peace Corps and began serving as an English education volunteer in Indonesia this past March. She returned to Manitowoc recently for a brief family visit before returning to Indonesia ...
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More Americans completing Peace Corps applications - Iowa City Press Citizen
Iowa City Press Citizen
More Americans completing Peace Corps applicationsIowa City Press CitizenBefore some important changes were made earlier this year to the Peace Corps' initial application process, Meredith Gall used to describe the eight-hour, online experience as an illustrative introduction to what would-be applicants were getting ...and more »
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