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Friday, June 5, 201506/05/2015

6/5/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

It has eluded 3-year-old thoroughbred race horses for more than a quarter century. The grueling test of three long races in a short five-week span, against the best horses in the country — the last to win all three affirmed in 1978. Belmont Park will be packed with nearly 100,000 fans looking to see whether American Pharoah will be the next to make history. The horse has convincingly won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. Will the mile and a half Belmont prove elusive, or will history be made?

morning-news-podcast

Friday, June 5, 201506/05/2015

6/5/15 Tom Rivers

Britain’s postal service, the one the U.S. modeled its own on, is going 100% private. Britain’s treasury chief announced on Thursday that the government will sell its remaining stake in Royal Mail as part of a new $6.9 billion measure designed to bring down the public debt. George Osborne did not offer a precise time frame for the sale of the government’s 30% holding, which is worth an estimated $2.3 billion. He pledged to sell when the government could be sure of getting “value for money” — a nod to the sale of an earlier stake that critics say cost taxpayers millions because it was sold at too low a price. The Conservative-led government sold a majority stake in the service in 2013, putting the system under private control for the first time in its 500-year history.

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Friday, June 5, 201506/05/2015

6/5/15 First Take

Thank Buddah its Friday! This particular Friday’s topics include Jeb Bush implying he will announce an…announcement? China has appeared to hacked the U.S. government’s equivalent to the HR department, LePage in the studio yesterday, and Pot legalization in Maine…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 4, 201506/04/2015

6/4/15 John Baldacci

Former two-term Governor John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike following up on LePage’s in studio visit. John answers questions about the Governors position in Maine…

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, June 4, 201506/04/2015

6/4/15 Governor Paul LePage (Pt.2)

The Governor is in the studio today for a very special episode of the Ken and Mike show. This is the second and final part of the Governor’s visit to the WGAN studios.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, June 4, 201506/04/2015

6/4/15 Governor Paul LePage (Pt. 1)

The Governor is in the studio today for a very special episode of the Ken and Mike show. He’s here for an entire hour so this is a two part podcast.

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Thursday, June 4, 201506/04/2015

6/4/15 First Take

On a very special episode of Ken and Mike this morning…LePage is coming on the show – In Studio! We’ll have Budget discussions, more on the Boston shooting, a Caleb Jackson pretends to be cop then Land for Maine’s Future compromise proposed and Freeport is ticked off about trees being cut down on 295…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 3, 201506/03/2015

6/3/15 Travis Roy

“Travis Roy, former hockey star and prominent supporter of spinal cord injury research and services, is returning to Maine to be honored with the 2015 Mission Award by The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness on June 4 in South Portland. The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness, a Portland-based nonprofit organization, will also honor UNUM with its Community Partner Award.”

Travis joins Ken and Mike today to discuss his heroic and inspirational journey…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 3, 201506/03/2015

6/3/15 Eye On Politics

Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike today in our weekly Eye on Politics. This week’s topics include LePage and the legislative offices as well as the unfinished budget…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 3, 201506/03/2015

6/3/15 Senator Saviello

Tom Saviello joins Ken and Mike today to discuss phone records and Eyewitness Accounts Show Rep. Fredette Removed Himself from Talks at the State House…

Local Headlines

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Maine Heating Prices Drop Around State as Summer Sets In

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A Maine government survey says the average statewide cash price for heating oil fell 5 cents from a month ago.

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Gov. LePage Endorses Christie in 2016 GOP Primary

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has endorsed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a day after he officially joined the 2016 Republican presidential primary.

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Maine Crews Use Drone to Rescue 2 Boys From Raging River

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Officials in Maine say they used a drone to help rescue two boys stranded on a rock in a raging Androscoggin River.

National Headlines

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.