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US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through the spring. But consumers - the heart of the U.S. economy - kept spending....
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US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved....
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Cheaper oil sends Exxon, Chevron to worst quarter in years

DALLAS (AP) -- Cheaper oil is leading to the lowest summer gasoline prices in years, and it is causing heartburn for oil companies and their shareholders....
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State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reports about its lavish spending....
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Security suddenly boosted at Amsterdam's Schipol Airport


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AP Sources: Tesla looking at cameras, radar in Florida crash

DETROIT (AP) -- Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday....
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Some 100 aircraft from 9 countries stage airshow in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Some 100 military and civilian airplanes and helicopters from nine countries have begun daring air exercises at an airshow in the Romanian capital....
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Italian banking official: Stress test restores credibility

MILAN (AP) -- The head of the Italian Banking Association says that the European stress test has restored credibility to the nation's banking sector....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who do you think will win the 2016 Presidential election? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third Party Candidate
Donald Trump
56%
Hillary Clinton
34%
Third Party Candidate
11%
Total Votes: 10,571

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Pittsburgh Police Chief violated municipal code when speaking to the DNC while in uniform?

Yes
81%
No
19%
Total Votes: 15,148