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Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

6/19/15 First Take

Wrapping up the week, today’s First Take topics include the SC church killer in custody, LePage vetoes overruled, the Pope issues letter on climate change, Asylum seekings may be able to get PA in Portland then Super Ct says Texas confederate license plate can be outlawed and Sandoval benched…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Capital Insights

Every other Thursday, Governor John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike on the WGAN morning news. Today’s topics include the budget behind closed doors and transparency…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Ken Fredette

Republican Leader Ken Fredette joins us this morning to discuss the newly written budget deal and the issue of transparency in the legislature…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Justin Alfond

State Senator Justin Alfond joins us this morning to discuss the newly written budget deal and the issue of transparency in the legislature…

firsttake

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 First Take

Topics for this Thursday…More on the Budget, LePage reacts to budget, Prison break update, the Pope to issue letter on climate change then Brian Williams not to return as anchor and Woman to be featured on $10 bill…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Well, if you can’t deflate the baseballs, maybe try this. Major League Baseball confirms a federal investigation into the illegal breach of the Houston Astros baseball operations database allegedly by the St. Louis Cardinals. Both teams say they are aware and cooperating. The database, nicknamed Ground Control according to the Houston Chronicle, was hacked last year and a law enforcement official told ABC News it contained internal information about Houston’s potential trades, scouting reports, contract information and other material that, if compromised, could be to a competing team’s advantage. The commissioner’s office will wait until the investigation is over to determine whether discipline is warranted.

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Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

In a move sure to prompt cries of “food police… food police”, the Food & Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that will require manufacturers to phase out partially-hydrogenated oils from processed foods over the next three years after determining it is not safe for human consumption. Trans fat, of course, is commonly found in junk food like potato chips, cookies and French fries and is the primary source of artery-clogging trans fats. And, many doctors say that trans fats are some of the worst fats that people can consume.

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Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Eye on Politics

Every Wednesday, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join Ken and Mike to analyze the political goings on in the past week. Today’s main topics include transparency in the Legislature and the Right to Die bill…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

Brad will be back in NYC Wednesday morning, but on Tuesday he was in Derry, NH, taking in the first town hall meeting Jeb Bush held as a presidential candidate. Bush professed his “love” for New Hampshire because its voters care about fiscal responsibility, then talked for an hour on job growth, entitlement cuts, and regulatory reform. Bush has identified New Hampshire as the cornerstone of his 2016 campaign, which is probably a good thing given that polls seem to indicate he’s going to get trounced in Iowa

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Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

You could call him the ultimate Washington outsider. The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television star Donald Trump says he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Trump made the announcement Tuesday morning at the midtown Manhattan tower that bears his name. In his announcement, the 12th high-profile Republican to join the race took his shots at politicians in general, the other candidates, and the White House’s current inability to navigate the world economy. Are his opponents and the Washington establishment taking his run seriously?

Local Headlines

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Ex-Maine Congressman is Obama Pick for Administration Post

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President Obama has tapped a former Maine congressman for an administration post to help veterans seeking training and jobs.

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Ex-President George H.W. Bush Tweets About his Spill

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Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about a spill that fractured a bone in his neck.

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Maine House Speaker Sues Governor Over Loss of School Job

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Maine's Democratic House Speaker has sued Republican Gov. Paul LePage after the governor threatened to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get him removed from the top job there.

National Headlines

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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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More millennials staying home with their parents

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U.S. millennials are more likely to be living with relatives now than before the Great Recession as the job market fails to rebound fully, a report suggests.

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Trump shows staying power ahead of first debate

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Trump is gaining momentum ahead of next week's first Republican debate, a new poll shows.

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Could Indian Ocean debris be from ill-fated MH370?

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Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from the missing flight.