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Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

President Obama is expected sometime over the next few days or so, to officially ask Congress for the Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Donald Tuski

Maine College of Art (MECA) president Don Tuski joins Ken and Mike at the chamber of commerce meeting to discuss the importance of art in society.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Paul Merrill

Media Partners at WMTW Channel 8’s Paul Merrill joins the show this morning to discuss the future of the Democratic Party. Halfway through, the cell reception cuts out but we got him back to finish.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

It’s Monday, the Statehouse Bureau Chief Steve Mistler calls in today to weigh in on the legislature and LePage’s budget plan.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

The awards show season continues, with the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. And our Jason Nathanson was on hand for all the festivities, including what folks say backstage, and also will report on any drama that may occur among those that win, and those that don’t.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

Jordan claims its air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria have been successful, degrading nearly 20% of the militants capabilities. The strikes, with U.S. assistance, were intensified following the burned-alive execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Michael Leachman

Michael Leachman, Director of State Fiscal Research at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides Ken and Mike an analysis of Gov. LePage’s tax and budget proposal.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

It could be the largest health care breach in history…Anthem , which owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield, hacked. The records of 80 million users at risk. Information like dates of birth, social security numbers, employment and income information – all the things identify thieves need to assume a new identity.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The process of choosing a jury for the “American Sniper” trial continues Friday in Stephenville, Texas. On Thursday, about 200 potential jurors were called in for questioning by the judge and many were excused because of medical conditions or financial hardship.

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Thursday, February 5, 201502/05/2015

2/5/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

Jordan’s King Abdullah vowed on Wednesday to fight a “relentless” war against Islamic on their own territory. The promise came during a crisis meeting he held with his security chiefs after his return to his country.

Local Headlines

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LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

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GENERIC APPLE TREES

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

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Litchfield Woman Charged With OUI With Child in Vehicle

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GENERIC ACCIDENT

A Litchfield woman is facing charges for allegedly crashing her van while under her the influence of alcohol and drugs with her 4-year-old son inside.

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Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees To Pay $1.2M To Feds

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BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Maine elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

National Headlines

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Fight over ‘religious objection’ proposals shifts to Arkansas

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The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from those who call them a license to discriminate is shifting toward Arkansas.

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Tsarnaev’s lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

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There’s a whiskey war being waged in Tennessee

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Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.

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Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as deadline looms

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With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.