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POLL: Will the recent announcement by the WHO relative to processed meats and cancer change your habits?

Processed meat has joined diesel fuel in the class of substances the World Health Organization has determined are linked to cancer. Will the classification change your eating habits toward other foods?

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Should the Federal Reserve raise short-term interest rates?

What's your view on the Fed's approach to interest rates -- a rise in fed rates would affect both returns on savings as well as boost the costs of borrowing. Recent news shows the Fed leaning toward a rise ...

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Election 2016 ‘Trumped’ for truckers

Asked which presidential candidate they'd most like to take on a ridealong, truckers named Donald Trump far and away more than any other candidate.

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POLL: How common are so-called ‘suicide by truck’ events?

Following our recent 'Suicide by truck' package of stories, this poll probes the question of just how common the phenomenon might be -- what's been your knowledge of such events over the years?

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POLL: Which presidential candidate would you most like to take on a ridealong in the truck?

As 2016 candidate debates get going, which of these high-profile candidates and hoped-for contenders would you most like to show firsthand your experience of the trucking business? Bonus: why?

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POLL: The Iran nuclear deal — good, bad, indifferent?

Is the nuclear deal with Iran -- an attempt to constrain the country's nuclear ambitions in exchange for lifting of some sanctions -- the right move?

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POLL: Should the confederate flag come down from S.C.’s state house monument?

As movement against the presence of the Confederate battle flag on South Carolina's State House grounds grows, what's your take on whether the flag should come down -- or not?

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POLL: Will the GermanWings crash result in changes that improve air travel safety?

With pilots around the U.S. sounding familiar to many truckers on subjects of safety, medical certification, and more, this poll probes reader opinion on potential changes that could result following the recent disaster.

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POLL: Should an independent Palestinian state exist?

Given recently re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's commentary suggesting to some watchers declining support for the goal of an independent Palestinian state, what's your take on such a state?

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POLL: What’s your view of the Obama administration’s move to normalize relations with Cuba?

With the President moving to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba with the long-established embargo in effect, what's your view of the move? Tell us here.

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