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The Latest: Trump thinks GOP has votes for budget

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times local):...
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Toyota

DETROIT (AP) -- Toyota is the top brand in Consumer Reports' annual vehicle reliability rankings....
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Coming soon: a selfie with your credit card application

NEW YORK (AP) -- The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application....
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US unemployment claims fall to 222,000, lowest in 44 years

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president....
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Technology companies lead US stocks lower; oil down

Technology companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Thursday as the market pulled back from its latest record highs. Cruise lines, fast-food restaurants and other consumer-focused companies also declined. Health care stocks were among the big gainers. Investors were poring over the latest batch of company earnings. Crude oil prices fell....
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Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons

BOSTON (AP) -- Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they've been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons....
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Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:...
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Missouri proposes innovation corridor for Amazon's 2nd home

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon's second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City and St. Louis rather than a single location in one of the state's major metropolitan areas....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
Should Gov. Wolf approve the House revenue proposal that borrows $1.5 billion-dollars, expands gambling, and uses fund transfers without raising taxes to balance the budget? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
74%
No
26%
Total Votes: 8,476

Yesterday's Poll

Should Sgt. Bergdahl be given a life sentence for desertion and endangering comrades?

Yes
80%
No
20%
Total Votes: 16,055