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Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

While just some highlights were touted Monday morning, by afternoon more details regarding what is in the White House budget had emerged, including allowing Medicare to get a little tougher with drug companies to lower prices on the more pricey variety.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

As the number of reported measles cases surpasses 100, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new release urging parents to get their children vaccinated.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

With the movie “American Sniper” setting box office records, the trial of the man charged with killing the real Chris Kyle is set to begin next week in Stephenville, Texas, about 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Super Bowl XLIX is in the books. A very exciting game. Seattle almost an incredible 2-minute drive, but of course that fizzled rather abruptly… chokes kind of go like that… and instead the legacies of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady lead the story lines this Monday.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

On Monday, President Obama officially unveils his $4 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2016, and of course the details of which are a “watch what I do” indicator of the direction the White House hopes to take the country.

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Another significant snow storm hitting New England on Monday. It hit the Midwest on Sunday, causing flight cancellations in Chicago and Detroit, the former being a major hub, so the effect on national travel should linger somewhat. For Monday, New England getting most of the action, though New York might get a bit of a taste. In any case, Aaron has the latest details on who is feeling the most impact from this one.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Steve Buckley

Columnist, Steve Buckley from the Boston Herald joins Ken and Mike to discuss journalism, interviewing athletes and the social media landscape of reporting.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins joins Ken and Mike to discuss the Keystone Pipeline vote and gearing up for the Super Bowl with predictions!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Jeff Zeleny

On Thursday evening, President Obama spoke at a Democratic policy retreat in Philadelphia. Members of the House Democratic Caucus are gathered to develop a policy and political strategy for the next two years amid diminished numbers in Congress.

firsttake

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Of course you have the big game on Sunday. But the weekend of the game is known as one of the more significant party weekends in the country, with celebrity filled events scattered over two days, before everyone has one final party while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Local Headlines

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Barn, House Damaged In Lebanon Blaze

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LEBANON, Maine (AP) - A five-alarm barn fire in Lebanon spread to an adjacent home but there were no reports of injuries.

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Car Lodges In Portland Garage; Driver Flees Scene

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland police are searching for the driver of a car that crashed into the garage of a house and then fled, leaving the vehicle wedged in the badly damaged corner of the building.

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Maine Lawmakers Give First Nod To Fair Pint Of Beer Bill

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Good news, beer drinkers. Maine lawmakers are getting closer to passing a law to ensure your pint is really a pint.

National Headlines

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New York buildings collapse in possible gas blast

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Firefighters battle a fire at the site of a residential apartment building collapse and fire in New York City's East Village neighborhood, March 26, 2015.

Four apartment buildings in New York City caught fire from an apparent gas explosion, causing 19 injuries.

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Oil price falls as Middle East supply fears ease

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A general view shows oil tanks at the Bashneft-Ufimsky refinery plant (Bashneft - UNPZ) outside Ufa, Bashkortostan, January 29, 2015.

Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.

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Germanwings co-pilot had serious depressive episode

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Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in this September 13, 2009 file photo.

The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps suffered from depression, a German newspaper reported.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.