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Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

Egyptian warplanes staged a second wave of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Libya on Monday in retaliation for the slaughter of 21 Egyptian Christians by ISIS militants.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The Northeast is getting pulverized by temperatures approaching zero, and strong gusty winds sending wind chill factors well below zero.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

During this recent Brian Williams saga, it may have occurred to you to solicit some insight from a college professor of media ethics.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Steve Mistler

Portland press herald statehouse bureau chief Steve Mistler joins the show for this recurring Monday segment. Today, Mike, Barry and Steve talk about LePage’s recent town hall meeting.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Matt Zidle

Channel 8’s Matt Zidle has some explaining to do! We’ll go over the storm that wasn’t (Only 2.3in in Portland) and the bitter cold we’re currently experiencing this President’s day.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Ali Weinberg

House Speaker John Boehner says he isn’t bluffing, that he is willing to let funding for the Department of Homeland Security lapse as part of a Republican push to roll back President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Hopefully by now you’ve gotten over the loss of the Good Humor truck, because another sign that the times are a changin’ is about to hit.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

By now we are all used to it. Buy a dozen quality roses a month ago, no problem. Buy them with Saturday’s Valentine’s Day in mind, the price is substantially, way substantially, higher.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

President Obama will be in California on Friday to attend a cyber-security summit at Stanford University. The summit comes two days after the Obama Administration announced the creation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Center.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Mary Mayhew

DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayher joins Mike and Dennis today to discuss budget and welfare.

Local Headlines

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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.

National Headlines

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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.