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Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Well, that relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu never really did bloom, did it? And now, even the stem is wilting. Before his resounding victory, Netanyahu took Obama’s 2-state solution to peace between Israel and Palestine, and tore it to pieces, never to happen. Of course, before that he took Obama’s nuclear program deal with Iran, with a deadline for progress just a couple days away, and in front of Congress, tore it to pieces, inciting a group of GOP senators to threaten Iran directly that they too, were prepared to tear it to pieces.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Wednesday saw two unexploded pipe bombs that prosecutors contend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hurled at police officers during a gunfight on a dark suburban street four days after the bombings. Massachusetts state trooper Robert McCarthy described the devices during testimony. McCarthy also showed jurors a Tupperware container filled with explosive powder and fuses found in a car stolen by the Tsarnaevs.

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 Podcast Nancie Atwell

Winner and subsequent donator of the $1 Million global teaching award, Nancie Atwell joins Ken and Mike today on the show.

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 Eye on Politics

Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join the guys today on the weekly Eye on Politics segment. Today’s topics include increase…

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 Podcast Jordana Miller

The polls have closed in Israel, and the results appear extremely close. There may or may not be a declared winner by morning, but Jordana will have the latest.

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

The director of the US Secret Service, Joseph Clancy, faced bipartisan criticism from lawmakers on Tuesday as he appeared before Congress for the first time since two agents were accused of getting drunk and driving their car into a White House barricade.

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

As testimony in the Boston Bombing trial continued on Tuesday, a close friend of defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified he gave a gun to the Boston Marathon bomber two months before the attack. Stephen Silva said that he loaned Tsarnaev a P95 Ruger pistol in February 2013.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

The divisions between fiscal hawks and defense hawks will be laid bare on Tuesday, as congressional leaders unveil the blueprint for the first Republican budget in ten years. Fiscal hawks are determined to maintain strict spending caps, while defense hawks are threatening to derail any budget that does not ensure an increase for the military.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Jordana Miller

On Tuesday, Israelis go to the polls to elect their next government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a battle for his political life. Polls show a coalition led by Isaac Herzog has a small lead over Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud Party. Netanyahu’s controversial March 3 speech to the U.S. Congress, where he assailed President Obama’s efforts to cut a deal curbing Iran’s nuclear program, failed to give him much of a boost at home.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst agreed Monday to face a murder charge in Los Angeles in the shooting 15 years ago of a mobster’s daughter who vouched for him after his wife disappeared. He could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering Susan Berman back in 2000. But one of his lawyers said the trip to LA may be delayed by new charges in Louisiana: The heir to a New York real estate fortune was carrying a revolver when FBI agents arrested him without incident at a New Orleans hotel over the weekend, according to a police report. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Durst had the required concealed weapon permit.

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Bill to Bar Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Advances in Maine

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A Maine legislative committee has endorsed a bill that would prohibit the shackling of pregnant inmates.

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WGAN Maine Minute 4/24

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Hear WGAN's Maine Minute, with what you need to know today in Maine.

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Effort to Repeal Clean Election Law Faces Opposition

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A proposal to ask voters whether they want to repeal Maine's Clean Election law has received a cool response from a legislative committee.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

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A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

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Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.