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US appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for a coalition of states and businesses reliant on fossil fuels made their case Tuesday to a federal appeals court that President Barack Obama's plan to curtail climate-warming greenhouse gases is an unlawful power grab....
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Consumer companies lead indexes higher; energy drops

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are climbing Tuesday and consumer stocks are making some of the biggest gains. Solid quarterly results from cruise line operator Carnival are giving travel-related companies a boost. Technology companies are also gaining. Energy companies are slipping with oil prices. A survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high....
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Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecticut offered a merit award of $20,000 over four years, he saw it as a bonus....
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US probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals....
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US consumer confidence jumps in September

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer confidence in September rose to the highest level in nine years, a hopeful sign that economic growth will accelerate in coming months....
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Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

Longtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow....
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US home prices climbed again in July

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver....
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Shell: Fire forces closure of key oil pipeline in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A fire has forced the closure of a key oil pipeline in Nigeria, Shell said Tuesday, amid ongoing challenges including militant attacks that are losing oil multinationals billions of dollars in what used to be Africa's biggest petroleum producer....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
So who do you think won last night's Presidential Debate? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Was a draw
Donald Trump
45%
Hillary Clinton
44%
Was a draw
10%
Total Votes: 7,309

Yesterday's Poll

Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?

Hurt
87%
Help
13%
Total Votes: 11,680