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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee....
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Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested

TOKYO (AP) -- The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said....
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'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office....
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China's manufacturing shows zero growth in July

BEIJING (AP) -- China's manufacturing recorded no growth in July, in a sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy, according to data released by an industry group on Saturday....
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Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light....
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Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain....
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Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely....
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Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with President Obama, that if the Constitution would allow for it that he would be elected for a third term as president of the United States? <More Info>

Yes:
NO:
NO:
83%
Yes:
17%
Total Votes: 10,083

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the U.S. extradite American Dentist Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the lion?

No:
82%
Yes:
18%
Total Votes: 5,561