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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 First Take

On today’s FIrst Take…Sandra Bland, Donald Trump, Anthony Lord, Marcy’s Diner, thenLePage gives raises and Pot Fest unlikely to take place…

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take…Donald Trump, the Sandra Bland case, Dennis Deschaine, Marcy’s then Matt Lauzon threatens suit and Maine children in poverty…

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Tuesday, July 21, 201507/21/2015

7/21/15 First Take

The team is finally reunited this fine foggy morning. Ken and Mike kick off today’s show with Super court to consider LePage vetoes, Marcy’s diner, City Council – Minimum wage and pot in Portland, Donald Trump / John McCain, then Ashley Madison hack and The Open….

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Monday, July 20, 201507/20/2015

7/20/15 First Take

Mike is back from vacation and Dennis is in for Ken. We kick off this week with Trump and McCain, Marcy’s Diner controverst, Bill Cosby is a very bad man, Obama wants to stop many SS recipients from owning gun then 4 people dead in cabin in Byron from carbon monoxide poisoning and We’ve lost Moe Greene…

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Friday, July 17, 201507/17/2015

7/17/15 First Take

Phil Harriman is in for Mike today. This morning’s topics to wrap up the week include the Chattanooga shooting, James Holmes guilty, Suspect arrested in Old Port shooting, Legislative session ends – Vetogate then Pingree violates election rules and the Clam Festival…

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 First Take

Arthur King is in for Mike this morning. Today’s topics include Obama talks prison reform, Greece has riots, Governor proposes reprieve for land bonds, Greens not to run for city council; MacMillan to run for mayor then Trump worth ten billion….

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 First Take

Sean Moody is subbing in today for Mike. Today’s topics for this foggy Wednesday morning include the Iran Nuclear deal, The Governor’s vetos, Land Bonda, young hiker found after plane crash then new images of Pluto…

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Tuesday, July 14, 201507/14/2015

7/14/15 First Take

Ken’s Back with Mike today! Topics for the morning include the Iran nuclear deal, Pentagon and transgenders, Referendum on Public Assistance bill, Greece agreement then Obama commutes drug sentences and George Mitchell’s son in hot water…

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Monday, July 13, 201507/13/2015

7/13/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis Bailey kick off this middle of July week with Greece in the news, LePage and vetoes, Iran nuke talks, Mexican drug lord pulls a Shawshank, then Gov. Walker to finally jump in GOP race for President today and DonaldTrump…

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Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

7/10/15 First Take

We wrap up this week with the Greece bailout, Confederate flag to come down today, Hayride charges wrong, Lepage has 51 more vetoes waiting then raising the Smoking age and also Maine’s amateur golf champion…

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.