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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

If Vice President Joe Biden were to announce his run for the presidency tomorrow, he would be doing so with little or no support from his own party. Many Senate Democrats have already openly declared their support of Hillary Clinton, and some, when asked, sang the vice president’s praises without actually saying they would endorse his run.

firsttake

Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take, the Republican debate field set, Collins criticized for PP vote; Jeb and Hillary trade tweets, FBI to investigate Hillary emails, NOM has another legal set back then Dems to rename Jefferson-Jackson dinner and Bat boy accident leads to ban…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Bruce Johnston

Singer, Songwriter and Producer for the classic Surf-Rock band The Beach Boys, Bruce Johnston joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the upcoming concert on the Maine State Pier on August 13th…

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

In an emotional appearance at a press conference yesterday, comedian Amy Schumer spoke of the two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, “Trainwreck,” and asked lawmakers to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. The legislation would try to improve a flawed background check system by creating monetary incentives for states that submit a robust amount of information to the federal database used to block sales to people with criminal records or a history of serious mental illness. And in the Senate, the procedural vote to defund Planned Parenthood…failed
The bill to defund Planned Parenthood. would have moved forward the effort to strip the women’s health services non profit of 500 million in federal funding.
GOP leaders…upset over recent covert videos apparently showing planned parenthood employees discussing the illegal sale of fetal tissue.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

A big night in New Hampshire, as 14 GOP candidates squared off in a candidate forum. This was their final chance to make an impression before Fox announces who will participate in its Thursday debate. Brad Mielke was there; he’ll tell you what happened, and how the campaigns are spinning the candidates’ performances.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8-4 Podcast Trey Hardin

Every Tuesday after the 7AM news, ABC New’s political analyst Trey Hardin joins Ken and Mike. Today’s main topic is discussion on viable presidential candidates…

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

On Monday, Princeton Review released it’s 2015 rankings of the Top Party Schools in the country. Topping the list was the University of Illinois. But make no mistake; it’s not all about partying for these students. The school stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and LED. Rounding out the top five party schools are, in order: The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and last year’s No. 1, Syracuse University in New York. Scott has more on the Princeton Review rankings, which go beyond just top party schools. It rates the “Best 380 Colleges”.

firsttake

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 First Take

On this Tuesday’s First Take- The Republican forum, Senate rejects Planned Parenthood defunding, Circus tents, Downeaster back in business and Deputy sheriff sued for handcuffing boy with ADHD then…Cecil the Lion

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Monday, August 3, 201508/03/2015

8/3/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that the brother of Cecil, the African lion whose killing sparked international outrage last week after he was lured out of a protected reserve and killed by an American hunter, had also been killed … by another American hunter. It turns out, not only that Jericho was part of Cecil’s “coalition” or study group partner and not a blood sibling, but that Jericho was, in fact, very much alive. Meanwhile officials in Zimbabwe, who are already seeking the extradition of Dr. Walter Palmer, are accusing a second American hunter … Dr. Jan C. Seski, a dentist from Pennsylvania … of poaching.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, August 3, 201508/03/2015

8/3/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

Portland Press Herald’s own Statehouse Bureau – Chief Steve Mistler joins Ken and Mike every Monday. This week, Steve and the guys talk about the Budget, the Governer and Mark Eves…

Local Headlines

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New Campground Opens at Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Federal officials and conservationists celebrated the opening of a new campground at Acadia National Park.

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4 Groups Apply for Last 3 Charter School Slots in Maine

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Four groups have applied for the last three charter school slots in Maine.

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Police: Facebook Page Threatens to Post Nude Photos of Girls

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A Maine police department is trying to get Facebook to take down a page that's threatening to post nude photos of underage girls, including students at Messalonskee High School.

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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

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The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Nearly a quarter of Americans call their jobs ‘meaningless’

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A new poll shows 24 percent of Americans say their jobs do not make a meaningful contribution to the world.