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GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's administration....
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Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed....
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US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17....
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Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday....
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Excerpts from conflicting health law rulings

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law....
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Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a broader coalition of demographic groups....
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Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the state senate should vote to allow drilling in state parks when it takes up the issue next Today? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
53%
No:
47%
Total Votes: 9,759

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with President Obama's call for a cease fire in Ukraine so there can be an international investigation into the Malaysian plane shot down by a missile?

Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 11,310