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Arturo Sandoval, Cuban Jazz Artist, To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

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President Barack Obama will award two Latinos ? Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina ? the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom. The two Latinos are in a very exclusive list that includes former President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey this year. President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans in Orlando that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of disability claims and said the number of requests for assistance has fallen by nearly one-fifth since peaking at more than 600,000 just a few months ago. Addressing a gathering of the Disabled American Veterans group, President Barack Obama promised faster attention to a backlog of veterans' disability claims and announced a new mental health initiative during a stop in Florida before beginning a week-long vacation. He highlighted progress in reducing a huge number of outstanding veterans' disability claims; the backlog has decreased by 20 percent

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