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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

5/13/15 First Take

It’s Wednesday, today’s top topics include – Tom Brady, *Breaking* Amtrak crash in Philly, William Baker sends embarrassing emails in Westbrook, then Lepage and legislature agree on welfare cliff, Moskowitz is confirmed by judiciary committee and a Study shows fewer identify themselves as christians…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with the rules of the game. The league suspended the Super Bowl MVP Monday for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks as punishment for deflating footballs used in the AFC title game. Brady’s agent called the NFL’s decision ludicrous, but when you figure agents get, what 10%… Brady set to make $7 million in 2015…. well, who can blame him to aggressively defending his client. There should be more reaction by morning. Still no word from Brady himself.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcsast Trey Hardin

Trey Hardin from ABC News joins Ken and Mike today to discuss Tom Brady’s “sentencing” and President Obama’s lame duck status.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Sen. George Mitchell

Maine-Born Waterville native, Senator George Mitchell, joins Ken and Mike to discuss his new memoir The Negotiator.

firsttake

Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 First Take

On Today’s First take, Tom Brady has been found guilty by the NFL! A Nun speaks at Tsarnaev trial, a Food critic banned from restaurants, George Zimmerman gets shot then a Report that Pakistan knew about bin Laden raid and Judge gets bad feedback from lawyers….

morning-news-podcast

Monday, May 11, 201505/11/2015

5/11/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

When the fall of 2016 rolls around, Democrats are hoping they’ll be able to take back control of the Senate, and of course President Obama will be leaving office. So perhaps it isn’t so odd to see Sens. Reid, Schumer, and Warren, pushing back against the president over his Trans-Pacific trade deal, one that they feel will hurt the middle class, a key strategic constituency that the Dems believe can help carry them to victory next election. The president also recently accepted a bipartisan bill regarding Congressional approval of the Iran nuke deal, which, well, is new. Are these signs that his lame duck status is beginning to take its toll? Is President Obama’s legislative strength beginning to drain?

firsttake

Monday, May 11, 201505/11/2015

5/11/15 First Take

We kick off the week with Saudi Kinig snubbing Obama, Castro meets with the pope, What will the NFL do to punish Brady? A Bill to stop toll evaders, then Jeb says he would have invaded Iraq and the GA principal said the devil made her do it…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, May 8, 201505/08/2015

5/8/15 Podcast Eggs N’ Issues Edison Liu

On location at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, Ken and Mike speak a member of this month’s panel Dr. Edison Liu of Jackson Labs in Bar Harbor to discuss Research and Development and the worldwide reach of Jackson Laboratories.

firsttake

Friday, May 8, 201505/08/2015

5/8/15 First Take

On this month’s Eggs n’ Issues edition of first take… The Great Britain elections, Tom Brady’s damage control, Skowhegan native Americans, Texas gunman on a watch list then Maine senators say revamp the Patriot Act and a possible Minimum wage of 9.50.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 Podcast Robert Witkowski

Author of the book 100 Things to Do in Portland, Maine Before You Die, Robert Witkowski joins Ken and Mike in the studio to discuss a few of the highlights of the book and what’s so special about Portland?

Local Headlines

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Maine Agency to Probe Blackmail Claims Against LePage

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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

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GENERIC WIND FARM

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

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Maine Heating Prices Drop Around State as Summer Sets In

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY LARGE

A Maine government survey says the average statewide cash price for heating oil fell 5 cents from a month ago.

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.