Ken and Mike

Podcasts

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

A groundbreaking study suggests a new way to prevent peanut allergies, rising in children in the United States. Rather than avoiding exposure to peanuts during the early years, in this study, researchers randomly assigned children either to have peanuts during the first year of life or to hold off on giving peanuts until children were five years of age and what they found was by starting peanut exposure between four months and 11 months, it reduced the rate of peanut of allergy by 80 percent, dramatic results.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Devin Dwyer

Republican leaders are expected to send legislation authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to President Obama for signature on Tuesday. The President, however, has promised to promptly veto it. And it looks to be the beginning of a potential string of legislation for which the president will take out his veto pen.

special-reports-podcasts

Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

ABC news political analyst, Trey Hardin joins the guys today to talk internet neutrality. What’s at stake and what can we expect to see in this bill?

special-reports-podcasts

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Ajit Pai

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, one of five commissioners, and one of two Republicans on the panel, has major problems with the new rules on net neutrality that the FCC is posed to approve next Thursday. Not the least being while the FCC is an independent commission, he feels these new rules come from the White House, with the three Dems on the panel poised to approve it, including Chairman Tom Wheeler.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

Portland Press Herlad Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler gets on the show this Monday to talk about the recent legislation over talking on cellphones while driving.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

On Monday, court will open with closing arguments in the so-called “American Sniper” trial in Texas. Then the judge will instruct the jury, either find Eddie Ray Routh “guilty,” in which case he gets life in prison, or find him “not guilty by reason of insanity,” in which case he gets locked away in a mental institution. The jury will get the case at some point Monday.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

It’s Hollywood’s biggest night, and our Jason Nathanson will be on hand taking in all the action, including backstage comments and discussions not on cameral. Jason will also break down the surprises, upsets, and highlights of the night, live from Hollywood.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Minnesota’s Mall of America has heightened security in the wake of a video threatening a terror attack there, apparently released by a Somali militant group with ties to al-Qaeda. Asked about the video, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson sounded a tad less than reassuring, saying shoppers there should be “particularly careful,”

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

On Thursday, President Obama addressed the gathering of foreign ministers from over 60 countries to wrap up the three-day Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. Attorney General Eric Holder also made some comments later, regarding similarities in recruitment methods of gangs to terror cells.

special-reports-podcasts

Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Matt Schlobohm

Matt Schlobohm from the ME AFL CIO joins Ken and Mike today to talk about the recent pay raises at Wal-Mart.

Local Headlines

in Local

Police Probe Delayed Response To Report Of intruder

Updated
GENERIC KIDS LARGE

DAYTON, Maine (AP) State police are investigating after workers at a Dayton child care center say it took more than two hours for a trooper to respond to a 911 call about an intruder in the building.

in Local

Beaver Blamed For Knocking Out Power To Thousands In Maine

GENERIC BEAVER

BANGOR, Maine (AP) A beaver is being blamed for knocking out power to thousands of electric customers in eastern Maine.

in Local

Inspectors: Farmer Needs To Properly Remove Dead Livestock

GENERIC COW

SIDNEY, Maine (AP) An investigation into a Kennebec County farmer who allegedly left dead livestock sitting on his property has been handed over to the attorney general's office for enforcement.

National Headlines

in National

Blue Bell Creameries recalls all of its products

bluebell

If you have any Blue Bell products in your fridge - like ice cream or cookie dough - they have been recalled for possible listeriosis contamination.

in National, World

Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin

bostonmarathon

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 21

boston

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

in National, World

U.S. may talk to Iran about regional stability

iran

The U.S. State Department says it is open to including Iran in past efforts to achieve a Syrian peace deal.