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China detains employees of suspect meat seller

BEIJING (AP) -- Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier....
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In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi....
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PepsiCo 2Q profit drops but tops estimates

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) -- PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on Wednesday reported earnings that decreased by 2 percent in its second quarter, but beat analysts' expectations....
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Global stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased....
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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry - the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors....
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Women business owners face gender gap, report says

NEW YORK (AP) -- Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday....
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Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law....
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Judges in health care rulings vote party line

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law. Their votes lined up precisely with the party of the president who appointed them....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the U.S. Appeals Court's ruling striking down tax credits for anyone buying health insurance through the federal marketplace? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
68%
No:
32%
Total Votes: 11,031

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the state senate should vote to allow drilling in state parks when it takes up the issue next Today?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 13,507