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Congress needs to curb live-saving drug prices: #tellusatoday »

"The cost of drugs is the driving force behind the accelerating price of health coverage and threatens the future of Obamacare. The latest example is the 500% increase increase in cost of the EpiPen allergy drug while CEO Heather Bresch’s annual pay soared to $18.9 million."

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For the Record: Ten weeks of weirdness left »

"Ten weeks and a day: That's all that stands between America and the end of the weirdest election we've ever had."

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Key jobs report could motivate Fed to raise interest rates »

"This week’s jobs report will be the last the Federal Reserve reviews before meeting next month, and it could force Fed policymakers to at least consider lifting interest rates."

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When politics and justice collide: Clinton case echoes Gore probe »

"WASHINGTON — The Democratic presidential candidate’s interview with federal investigators was hours-long."

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Database: See what Michigan shares with its cities »

"Though state revenues are growing in an improved economy, municipal leaders complain that state revenues shared with local governments are not keeping pace."

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GOP leaders should have given Hillary Clinton's speech in 2012: Column »

"Hillary Clinton, with her fact-based argument thatDonald Trump is encouraging racism, white nationalism and “taking hate groups mainstream,” has now given the speech that many Republicans no doubt wish they had made five years ago."

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Letter: Bad schools must be closed »

"Re: Shaun Black’s August 24 column “Bad strategy to close bad schools”: This may be well-meaning, but it is also misguided."

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Bankole: Clinton owes explanation on welfare reform »

"Hillary Clinton has not rolled out an anti-poverty agenda despite speaking before the nation’s traditional civil rights groups."

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Editorial: Court takes step to rein in sex registry »

"A federal appeals court panel has injected some common sense and fairness into Michigan’s sex offender registry. Now lawmakers should finish the job by getting rid of this archaic list that has served more as tool for ruining lives than protecting the public.

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