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Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years....
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Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue....
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Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

MOSCOW (AP) -- The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership....
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US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies....
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Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul....
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Q&A: A French economist's grim view of wealth gap

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you'd like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance....
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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war....
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Gay business owners still face challenges

NEW YORK (AP) -- It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,160

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Administration decision to delay the pipeline indefinitely was due to environmental concerns or politically motivated concerns?

Political Concerns:
82%
Environmental Concerns:
18%
Total Votes: 9,049