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Sensors, other devices can help prevent hot car deaths

DETROIT (AP) -- Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market - built into cars as well as child seats - that can help prevent kids from being left behind....
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The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets

NEW YORK (AP) -- America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think....
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US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- US homebuyers pulled back in July, as sales declined amid a shortage of available properties and steadily rising prices....
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Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors....
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China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

BEIJING (AP) -- On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology....
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Stocks edge lower as mining and materials companies slip

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are edging lower in midday trading on Wall Street on Wednesday, led by drops in mining and materials companies, giving back a modest increase from the day before. The declines were light but broad as the market continues a late-summer pattern of drifting between small gains and losses....
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2 days after cash delivery, US paid $1.3 billion to Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 million in cash to fly to Tehran....
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Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floods

PARIS (AP) -- Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Will Donald Trump's "What do you have to lose" appeal encourage more minorities to vote for him this fall? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
64%
No
36%
Total Votes: 13,970

Yesterday's Poll

Should Pennsylvania consider waiving the new $700 surcharge for license renewals to independent taverns and restaurants to help defray costs passed by the liquor reform law?

Yes
75%
No
25%
Total Votes: 15,301