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      Governor Bentley not surprised by VA problems in Alabama

      Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley
      Governor Robert Bentley says he's not surprised by problems in the Veterans Administration health care system. {}He says he saw them years ago when he was a young doctor working in VA hospitals in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa.{}{}{}{}Bentley told reporters he recalled feeding a veteran who wasn't being fed properly.{}{}{}{}Bentley says he's not sure any federally run health care system will work well, and it's time to consider providing veterans with high-quality health insurance in place of existing VA programs.{}{}{}{}Bentley served in the Army before opening his dermatology practice in Tuscaloosa. He left that practice to run for governor in 2010.