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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

BOSTON (AP) -- Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said....
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Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."...
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APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards....
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In wake of Ferguson, police try to build trust

DALLAS (AP) -- In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust - holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the anger they feel toward officers who patrol their neighborhoods....
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Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

NEW YORK (AP) -- Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think inversions are good or bad for the U.S. economy? <More Info>

Good for Economy:
Bad for Economy:
Good for Economy:
54%
Bad for Economy:
46%
Total Votes: 7,521

Yesterday's Poll

Is offering cash prizes to lure people to vote a good idea?

No:
98%
Yes:
2%
Total Votes: 11,302