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Want to sue your bank? Regulators push to make it easier

NEW YORK (AP) -- If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank....
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FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry just as it is attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes....
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House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vape away....
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GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning....
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Trial to examine mind and decisions of mogul Sumner Redstone

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Illness has robbed Sumner Redstone of his voice, but a trial scheduled to begin Friday will determine whether the ailing media mogul remains competent enough to make key decisions about his life....
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.61 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate....
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Applications for US jobless aid climb, but still near lows

WASHINGTON (AP) -- More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the totals stayed near historic lows in a sign that the recent slowdown in economic growth has yet to spark layoffs....
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Merck beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls

Merck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the PUC significantly reduce the fine against ride sharing company Uber for operating without a license? <More Info>

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No
Yes
60%
No
40%
Total Votes: 5,310

Yesterday's Poll

Do you believe Mr. Wilmore's use of the "N" word in reference to the president was racially insensitive or no big deal?

Racially Insensitive
76%
No Big Deal
24%
Total Votes: 7,565