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VETERANS AFFAIRS Secretary Eric Shinseki said March 24 that he's committed to ending the backlog by 2015 by replacing paper with electronic records.

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Number of waiting veterans rise dramatically

The number of veterans waiting longer than 240 days to get disability claims processed by the U.S. Department of Veterans has jumped to 800,000 in the past four years.

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