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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Ron Claiborne

Plumbing and gas work may have caused a 7-alarm fire and explosion in Manhattan’s East Village Thursday afternoon. 12 people have been hurt, three critically, in the fiery explosion that sent four buildings up in flames. Three of the buildings have now collapsed. Witnesses say a thunderous explosion rocked the five story building. Then within seconds fire engulfed it. One witness Ron spoke with said he could see people trapped inside to leap from the windows. Hundreds of firefighters poured in to battle the raging inferno, dense, black smoke making it almost impossible to see just a few feet. Ron was on the scene shortly after the explosion.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Authorities say the co-pilot of the doomed German Wings flight deliberately crashed that Airbus jet carrying 149 other people. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, public prosecutor Brice Robin said that 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz . deliberately “wanted to destroy the plane”. That was the conclusion reached by French investigators after listening to the last minutes of Tuesday’s Flight 9525 from the plane’s black box voice data recorder. The investigation, as this point, turns from what caused the crash to finding out the motives behind the co-pilot’s action.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

In a press conference this morning, a French prosecutor reveals that tapes reveal that the co-pilot, alone at helm of Germanwings, began descent manually, `intentionally.’ That he was conscious when the plane crashed, with the pilot of the plane locked outside of the cockpit. Brad discusses this shocking scenario, and if there is much anybody could have done about it, and what might be considered in the future given the obvious concerns.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast On the Hunt

It’s Thursday, Ken and Mike are on the hunt with Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt to talk about alleged U.S. soldier charged with desertion and misconduct while imprisoned by terrorists.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Susan Saulny

The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he’s facing. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was charged with misbehavior before the enemy, which carries a maximum sentence of up to life in prison. He was also charged with desertion, which carries a maximum of five years.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and extracted audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, but gleaned no explanation for why a German plane dropped unexpectedly and smashed into a rugged Alpine mountain, killing all 150 on board. The orange cockpit voice recorder — dented, twisted and scarred by the impact — is considered key to knowing why the pilots of Germanwings Flight 9525 lost radio contact with air traffic controllers over the French Alps and then crashed Tuesday during a routine flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The Secret Service hearing became especially tense today, with Chief Joe Clancy in the hot seat. Video of one of the security breaches has been released in which two high-ranking officials driving into White Hite barriers, allegedly after a night of drinking. Rep. Jason Chaffetz became particularly angry when questioning Clancy about the mishandling of a suspicious package, asking “What if it was a real bomb?”

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Eye on Politics

On this week’s Eye on Politics, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher talk about Ted Cruz and the upcoming election candidates…

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Rich Cebra

Former chair in the transportation committee, Rich Cebra joins Mike today to discuss the new proposal for legislation regarding new and inexperienced drivers.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

The recently-elected President of Afghanistan visited the White House on Tuesday, and President Obama was waiting to grant him his request for a delay in the scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from his war-torn nation. President Ashraf Ghani and other officials from Afghanistan’s new “unity government” also met with Obama as part of an effort to improve U.S.-Afghan relations that deteriorated under predecessor Hamid Karzai.

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Another Marijuana Legalization Effort For Maine

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Another effort is underway to get marijuana legalization on the ballot in maine.

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Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

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Officials say Maine's unemployment rate ticked down to 5 percent last month.

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Fire Extinguished at Maine Elementary School

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Fire departments quickly put out a fire in the gym of an elementary school in a small Maine town.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.