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8-13 David Bernhardt
8-13 David Bernhardt

Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt, joins the show to discus why the legislature should approve a bond issue for transportation infrastructure improvements.

Local Headlines

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Lobsterman Found Dead


Officials say a 78-year-old lobsterman was found dead on his boat after the Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol responded to a runaway lobster boat in Rockland.

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FairPoint Unemployment Benefit Decision is Reversed


The chairwoman of Maine's Unemployment Insurance Commission has reversed a decision to award unemployment benefits to workers who went on strike against FairPoint Communications.

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Maine Governor Warns Residents to Keep an Eye on Weather


Maine Gov. Paul LePage is urging residents to keep an eye on the weather forecast this weekend in the event the track of Hurricane Joaquin shifts closer to the state.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look at some of this week's biggest headlines and the newsmakers you may have missed.

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Here they come again: Broader health care debate for 2016


After seven years of wrangling over what's now known as "Obamacare," you might think people would be tired of big ideas for revamping the country's health care system.

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Oregon sheriff won’t ‘glorify’ mass killing by naming gunman


A day after the shooting at Umpqua Community College, residents of the quiet timber town are struggling to comprehend the deadliest mass killing this year in the U.S.

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Volkswagen emission scandal investigation to take months


The automaker says it will take longer than expected to investigate its rigging of vehicle emissions tests, raising the prospect of months of uncertainty for customers, shareholders, and staff.