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Director of Danville VA hospital leaving

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DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- The director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Danville will leave this month to take over a VA hospital in Kentucky.

According to the Commercial News in Danville, Emma Mitchell announced Thursday that she will leave the VA's Illiana Health Care System. She will become the director of the Lexington VA Medical Center on Aug. 25.

Mitchell said in the announcement that she will miss her job in Danville. She became director of the VA facility in the town on the Illinois-Indiana state line in March 2012.

Her replacement has not yet been named.

The hospital serves veterans living in both Illinois and Indiana.

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