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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.

morning-news-podcast

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

morning-news-podcast

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?

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Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 First Take

Its the Budget today, the NY convicts, more on Rachel Doleza, Transfats! Then Sports – Golden State Native Americans, St. Louis Cardinals and Donald Trump is in the Presidential race…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

Hillary Clinton would not take an up-or-down position on Trade Promotion Authority when asked whether Congress should grant President Obama “fast-track” authorization for trade deals at a press conference here Monday. It was the former secretary of state’s first real news conference of her second presidential campaign. After weeks of criticism for avoiding reporters’ questions, Clinton fielded nine questions from reporters for about 20 minutes following her first big event in the Granite State after kicking off her full-fledged campaign over the weekend. She’s been saying plenty at campaign events the last few days, including three in New Hampshire Monday, where Brad fills you in on her main themes.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Erin Herbig

Counterpointing Julie Rabinowitz’s discussion yesterday, House Democrat Chair of the Labor Committee – Erin Herbig joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss recently proposed legislation on rights and laws for teenagers ages 15-17 who wish to work…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Well, while things are progressing nicely with alleged accomplice Joyce Mitchell… she’s been charged and arraigned, and it turns out she was allegedly not only going to drive the get-away car, but the escapees were going to off her husband allowing the three to then roam out into the sunset together… on the capturing the actual escapees front, not much at all has happened, despite more than 800 law enforcement officials in the hunt. At this point, authorities admit the pair could be almost anywhere, and if no breaks come soon, one wonders how long the state can invest the current amount of resources into the search.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

The Obama Administration really isn’t sure of what to do at this point. House Democrats appear pretty set to derail the fast track trade authority, and used the worker assistance (TAA) provision of the bill to vote their displeasure. And there is no indication anything is going to change in that regard. So the administration must consider giving it another go anyway, or tearing up the Senate bill and starting from scratch. Whatever happens, talk within the Beltway is the battle between President Obama and his own party, not to mention what international trade opportunities might be lost because of the defeat of the bill itself.

Local Headlines

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Officer Rescues 4 Kayakers After Boats Capsize In River

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SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) Authorities say four kayakers in Maine whose boats had capsized were rescued by a marine resource officer.

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Car Crash In Monmouth

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A Maine woman involved in a fatal crash in Monmouth last year has pleaded guilty to causing a death while her license was suspended or revoked, and other offenses.

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Father, Daughter Killed In Tent Collapse

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LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a father and his young daughter were killed and at least 22 people were injured when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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