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Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The U.S. government on Wednesday released dozens of documents recovered from the special operations raid that killed Osama bin Laden four years ago. The now declassified documents shed new light on the mindset of Al-Qaeda’s founder, his debates over tactics, his anxiety over Western spying and his fixation with the group’s media image. Among other things, they include correspondences from bin Laden, think tank reports, software and technical manuals for computer programs, and Arabic-language letters to bin Laden’s apparent associates, along with 39 English-language books in which the terror leader apparently took interest. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence called the material “Bin Laden’s Bookshelf”.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Capital Insights

John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike every other Thursday. Today however, he joins Mike and Dennis to discuss LePage and appointment of Congressional Officers and Tax Reform…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, the White House, FBI Director James Comey and others are concerned about a potential terrorist attack on U.S. soil. The government has increased security at military bases and airports and has notified local law enforcement to be on alert at shopping malls and other places where the public congregates. The holiday weekend opens up many potential “soft” targets with Memorial Day gatherings. Brad will discuss the seriousness of this threat and what should you do if you are going to the Mall or a Memorial Day celebration.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

President Obama will speed up the training and equipping of Sunni tribal fighters in an effort to erase gains made by ISIS. The decision comes in the wake of the stinging fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the terror group, and came as the president convened more than two dozen members of his National Security Council to discuss the situation. Meanwhile, on the home front, presidential hopeful Rand Paul, as of this writing, is in the middle of filibustering the renewal of the Patriot Act, which provides the authorities for the NSA’s controversial bulk collection of American phone records. Those provisions are set to expire on June 1st. There was no word his campaign on how long the filibuster will last.

firsttake

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 First Take

Today’s First Take….Isis, LePage wants to expand his own power over Secretary of State, Attorney General and Treasurer, Debate over Marijuana legalization bill for recreational use, Bin Laden’s documents seized the night he was killed reveal an absolute obsession with killing Americans on a mass scale and USM picks new president who bailed…

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Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 Eye On Politics

Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike on our most affectionate day of the week – Wednesday. Today’s highlights include Moose Hunting Permit unanimous Veto, The Governor and our political system in general…

firsttake

Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 First Take

On this middle of the week First Take… Robert Kraft folds against NFL, Dispute about whether Hyde School told MPA about racial comments, Legislature looks to increase road funds, Moskowitz gets confirmed then the Bath Memorial Day parade is back on and Letterman’s last show tonight…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

The Divorce Professionals, a group of North Jersey businesspeople who have formed an association designed to function as a one-stop referral system for dissolving a marriage, is hosting a divorce expo on Tuesday. The group, which includes a real estate broker, a mortgage officer, a therapist, a financial adviser, a family therapist, a life coach, a private investigator and an insurance agent, was formed last year after some of the members saw a demand for professional guidance in navigating divorce.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

During a trip to Camden, NJ, on Monday to announce new steps to improve effective policing, the President made a surprise announcement of new restrictions to the flow of some types of military equipment from the armed forces to police. Tracked armored vehicles, bayonets and grenade launchers are among the equipment that the federal government will no longer transfer to local law enforcement. Other equipment like tactical vehicles and riot gear will only be transferred if police provide assurances that it will be used responsibly. The White House had suggested last year that the program to provide military-style equipment would not change.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

Congressman Bruce Poliquin joins Ken and mike this morning to discuss his new propositions that question the lawfulness of Obamacare…

Local Headlines

in Local

Maine Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Mother’s Dog

GENERIC ARREST

Police say a York County man has been charged with the stabbing death of his mother's 4-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever.

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Maine Agency to Probe Blackmail Claims Against LePage

LEPAGE WELAFRE

Maine's watchdog agency will look into allegations that Republican Gov. Paul LePage threated to use public funds to punish a political opponent.

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Construction Begins on 185-Megawatt Wind Farm in Maine

GENERIC WIND FARM

Construction has begun on a wind farm in Bingham that is anticipated to be the state's largest wind energy project.

National Headlines

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.