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More bug spray, less dining al fresco planned in Zika zone

MIAMI (AP) -- As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U.S. mainland, many residents vowed to take precautions, local officials urged tourists not to change travel plans and mosquito-control workers geared up for war against the pests....
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The Latest: Senator seeks reconvening of Congress over Zika

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local):...
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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

Behind the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away....
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Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study....
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Homegrown Zika raises more questions about the evolving risk

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Homegrown mosquitoes apparently have infected four people in the Miami area with Zika and now it's up to tried-and-true public health measures to stamp out the birth defect-causing virus before it spreads....
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To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

LONDON (AP) -- If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk - just make sure you can spare at least an hour....
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Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin....
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Army secretary touts importance of mental health

HONOLULU (AP) -- Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need....
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Anthem prepping for hardball fight with feds over Cigna deal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Anthem has no intention of backing away quietly from its plan to buy rival Cigna in the face of federal opposition, and the company looks ready to play hardball....
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Senator: Is Medicare drug plan vulnerable to exploitation?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior senator is examining whether Medicare's prescription drug benefit is vulnerable to manipulation by pharmaceutical companies that set very high prices for medications....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who do you think will win the 2016 Presidential election? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third Party Candidate
Donald Trump
55%
Hillary Clinton
34%
Third Party Candidate
11%
Total Votes: 10,478

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Pittsburgh Police Chief violated municipal code when speaking to the DNC while in uniform?

Yes
81%
No
19%
Total Votes: 15,148