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APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead....
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Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues

DENVER (AP) -- As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds....
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Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends....
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Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch....
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Before midterms, Obama to plug policies for women

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed....
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Landrieu revisits Hurricane Katrina in Senate race

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is trying to remind voters of her effort six years ago to draw billions in federal disaster aid to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina....
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AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) -- When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged state....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should President Barack Obama repudiate the remarks about Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu made by a senior administration official? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
99%
No:
1%
Total Votes: 270

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think state supreme court justices should be appointed by the governor or elected by the people?

Elected:
67%
Appointed:
33%
Total Votes: 8,069