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firsttake

Friday, July 17, 201507/17/2015

7/17/15 First Take

Phil Harriman is in for Mike today. This morning’s topics to wrap up the week include the Chattanooga shooting, James Holmes guilty, Suspect arrested in Old Port shooting, Legislative session ends – Vetogate then Pingree violates election rules and the Clam Festival…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

Donald Trump has raised the issue regarding the impact immigrants have on the crime statistics here in the United States, and Brad discusses the cold, hard, facts regarding the immigrant population and crime in the U.S. And yes, immigrants are responsible for some of the crime in this country, but in truth, Native Americans do a bit more of it. Also, Mexican drug lord El Chapo has escaped from prison. Here in the U.S., it’s usually a matter of days, or perhaps 3 weeks, before escapees are usually captured. In Mexico, perhaps not so reliable, particularly with this guy. Brad explains.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Capital Insights

Former two term Maine Governor – John Baldacci joins us every other Thursday morning on the WGAN morning show. Ken and Arthur discuss the Governor’s vetos and the land bonds…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Three years after James Holmes allegedly gunned down 12 people in a Colorado movie theatre, and after an 11-week trial, a jury of mostly women (9 women and 3 men), is set to decide the 27-year-old’s fate. After hearing from experts who say he was say at the time and others who say we was not, they have to decide on 165 charges – most for murder and attempted murder. If the jury accepts defendant James Holmes’s insanity plea, Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison instead of death.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

It’s the 144th British Open Championship, and Jordan Spieth currently has the first two major crowns for the year, and goes for his third this week. Play will be underway by morning drive Thursday. Tom of course can talk a bit about the leader board, the course, and who those British bookmakers believe have the best chances.

firsttake

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 First Take

Arthur King is in for Mike this morning. Today’s topics include Obama talks prison reform, Greece has riots, Governor proposes reprieve for land bonds, Greens not to run for city council; MacMillan to run for mayor then Trump worth ten billion….

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Karen Travers

With members of his own party skeptical and Republicans downright hostile, President Obama on Tuesday sought to convince members of Congress to back the historic agreement reached between the U.S., Iran and five other world powers to curb Iran’s nuclear power. He said he welcomes a robust debate over the terms of the deal, but warned that he would veto any attempt to block the deal. The President will apparently start his persuasion tour promptly on Wednesday, when he has scheduled an afternoon press conference to discuss the agreement, as winning over the American people first is regarded as a sound strategy.

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Eye on Politics

It’s Wednesday and our Political analysts Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Sean this fine morning to opine over the Governor and his Vetos…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

First, Amazon announced its Prime Day sale for Wednesday, with hundreds of price deals promised in honor of the retail giant’s 20th anniversary. Things like a 32-inch LED TV for just $75, or a 40-incher for $115. Now, these deals are only available to those who are members of Amazon Prime, which includes a membership fee. But nonetheless, Walmart has countered saying it will offer more than 2,000 discounts to anyone who visits their website on Wednesday as well. Amazon isn’t so pleased about that, but capitalism at its finest, competition breeds lower prices. Wednesday morning, the websites should be lighting up like its December.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Closing arguments began on Tuesday in the James Holmes Colorado theater shooting trial, with the jury expected to start deliberations on Wednesday. The jury must decide whether Holmes was legally insane when he opened fire at a midnight movie, suffering from delusions that each person he killed would increase his self-worth. If they say he was sane, he could be executed… at the very least he will spend the rest of his life in either a prison, or a psychiatric institution. As was the case in Boston, with so many witnesses (many of who were victims) giving hours of testimony, the question of the guilt of the defendant was never an issue. Alex is in Centennial as the trial wraps up.

Local Headlines

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Maine Group Done Collecting Submissions For New Bay Advocate

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An environmental organization is done collecting applications for a new baykeeper to advocate for Casco Bay in Maine.

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Rescued Hiker Recounts Ordeal in Maine’s Baxter State Park

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A 78-year-old hiker from Virginia who went missing in Maine's Baxter State Park says he survived on granola bars, water and his backwoods skills for three days until he was rescued.

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Police Chief Says He’s Sorry Former Officer Not Charged

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A police chief in Maine says he is sorry the state's attorney general declined to charge a former police officer with sexually abusing a teenager.

National Headlines

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

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Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

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In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

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Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.