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AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems....
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Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest

CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager....
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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law....
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Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

CHICAGO (AP) -- Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."...
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A look at what's ahead in the Ferguson case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury's decision....
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Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown....
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Tough to make a case against police in shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing criminal charges against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a federal civil rights probe of the case....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the St Louis grand jury's decision? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
100%
Total Votes: 128

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Is President Obama's immigration plan based on prosecutorial discretion or Presidential overreach?

Presidential Overreach:
88%
Prosecutorial Discretion:
12%
Prosecutorial
0%
Total Votes: 25,408