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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Col. David Hunt

Interrupting his shoveling and snow blowing… Fox new’s military analyst Col. David Hunt weighs in with Ken and Mike on the Boston bombing trial, the Iran nuclear negotiations today and the South Carolina police shooting…

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

A white South Carolina police officer was caught on video shooting to death an unarmed black man … who was running away from him … after a traffic stop. With the recent shootings of black males by white police officers in cities including New York, Cleveland and Ferguson, MO, the thorny question is whether race affected the officer’s judgment. Brad reports what research indicates regarding this phenomena, which paints a conflicting picture. How prevalent to researchers feel the problem is, and what they feel are the best ways to address the problem.

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Howie Carr

Howie Carr joins Ken and MIke this morning to discuss the finalstages of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Boston Bombing trial…

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

4/8/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

While not an official meeting, we could potentially see a historic handshake between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro later this week. The two leaders will have a chance to talk at the Summit of the Americas in Panama. This would be the first meeting between an American and Cuban president in sixty years. President Obama first heads off for a stop in Jamaica on Tuesday, before heading to Panama. And questions surrounding last year’s hack of the White House by Russians, still more questions than answers

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

4/8/15 Eye On Politics

Its Eye on Politics with Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher and the topic for the day includes a proposition for a questionable concealed carry law in Maine requiring less paperwork and logistics to .carry a concealed weapon.

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

4/8/15 Podcast Steve Osunsami

A North Charleston, South Carolina police officer who shot and killed a driver he had stopped last weekend for a broken tail light will be charged with murder after police received a video of the incident. The officer was identified as Patrolman 1st Class Michael Thomas Slager. North Charleston mayor Keith Summey, speaking at a news conference Monday, reminded people one officer who made a bad decision should not be a reflection of the entire force: Out of 343 police officers, this is a bad decision by one, he said.

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

4/8/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

After weeks of dramatic and emotionally wrenching testimony, jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial began deliberations on Tuesday. Both the prosecution and defense agree that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev participated in the bombings and two gunfights with police. But, his attorney insists Dzhokhar was just following his older brother Tamerlan and should, therefore, get life in prison rather than a death sentence. Aaron keeping an eye on things in Boston – including the Aaron Hernandez murder trial and juror deliberations in that case as well.

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

4/7/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Sen. Rand Paul is expected to announce his candidacy for the presidency at an event in Louisville on Tuesday. He previewed his key themes in a video that he released on Sunday, highlighting his outreach to minority voters, his filibuster in 2013 of John Brennan’s nomination as CIA director, and his libertarian policies. Similar to Cruz, Rand has made a name for himself in Washington with some of his actions as senator, along with things he has said.

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

4/7/15 Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform has written “End the IRS, Before It Ends Us: How to Restore a Low-Tax, High-Growth, Wealthy America.” In addition to discussing the key points of his book, Grover can of course weigh in on what he is expecting from the various GOP candidates for president, as well as what he’d like to see from the current Congress.

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

4/7/15 Podcast Aaron K

As he planted a backpack containing a bomb near a group of children, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a coldblooded decision aimed at punishing America for its wars in Muslim countries, federal prosecutor Aloke Chakravarty told the jury during closing arguments Monday at Tsarnaev’s death penalty trial. “This was a cold, calculated terrorist act. This was intentional. It was bloodthirsty.” Defense attorney Judy Clarke countered by arguing, as she did at the trial’s outset, that Tsarnaev took part in the attack but did so under the malevolent influence of his now-dead older brother, Tamerlan. The jury is expected to begin deliberations on Tuesday morning.

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Maine Minute 5/22

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Heat the WGAN Maine Minute for May 22nd.

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WGAN’s Interview With Marpheen Chann

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WGAN's Cody O'Connor took a moment to speak with Marpheen Chan who is a political activist that was involved in and spoke at yesterdays "We Are Maine" rally in Portland in protest against cuts to general assistance...

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Panel Backs Bill Aimed at Boosting Maine Vaccination Rates

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A legislative committee has endorsed a bill that seeks to increase vaccination rates in Maine.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

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The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.