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Biden says he's not sure if he will seek presidency

ATLANTA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he was unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, telling a Jewish audience that his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy to run."...
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Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner

NEW YORK (AP) -- Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party's nomination - a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field....
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Clinton aides says 2016 bid hurt by email controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that her presidential bid has been hurt by the heavy focus on the controversy over the summer....
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New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday....
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Bush: Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to defeat

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) -- Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and that Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their candidate for the White House....
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Army suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probe

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of other labs around the country and the world....
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Democratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate so the president won't have to veto it....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree or disagree with the US District Judge Richard Berman's decision to throw out Brady's suspension? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
56%
Yes:
44%
Total Votes: 27

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' salary be withheld for not performing the duties she was elected to perform?

No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 5,473