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Carter says Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Islamic State group's takeover of Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, in the harshest assessment yet from a high-ranking Obama administration official of the U.S. effort to bolster Iraqi forces to retake their territory from extremist militants....
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Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) -- Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time....
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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month....
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Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections....
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Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers....
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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month....
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Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Would you support pay-per-mile program in Pennsylvania as an alternative to dwindling fuel tax revenues? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 3,409

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Patriots owner Robert Kraft's decision NOT to appeal the Leagues punishment will lead Commissioner Roger Goodell to reduce the penalty to Tom Brady?

No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 6,080