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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Mary Mayhew

DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew joins Ken and Mike today to answer questions about tax reform, welfare and economic outlooks.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Well, a lot has happened since the last ABC News-Washington Post Poll on the approval ratings of the president and Congress. 2015 started. The Patriots won the Super Bowl. “Birdman” won the Oscar for Best Picture. So we’ll see what effect if any this or anything else has had on the latest approval ratings for President Obama and the Congress, which releases at 7am ET on Wednesday. And regarding those Iran nuke talks, some mad scrambling to keep a deal in play. Where it stands by morning is anyone’s guess.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence aggressively defended Indiana’s religious freedom law Tuesday but said he wants a bill on his desk by week’s end “making it clear the law does not allow businesses the right to deny services to anyone.” Whether he effectively quelled the swirl of criticism remains to be seen. Meanwhile, the state of Arkansas marked the occasion by passing their own “religious freedom” law, despite similar types of warnings and protestations from civil and business communities.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

On Monday, President Obama used the occasion of the Ted Kennedy museum dedication in Boston to urge Congress to start getting more done. Of course, no one really expects that to happen anytime soon. But one thing that might happen soon, a nuke deal with Iran, and a new ABC News—Washington Post poll this morning tells us what the American people think about such a deal.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

Currently a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Maine’s 2nd congressional district, Bruce Poliquin joins Ken and Mike to talk budget and the Indiana bill from the viewpoint of Congress.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

ABC Political analyst Trey Hardin joins us for this weekly Tuesday morning segment. Today’s main topic is the 2016 electoral candidates.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Indiana’s top two Republican legislators will push for an update to the state’s controversial “religious freedom” law, the pair said at a news conference today following a wave of national backlash to the state’s newest law. Major corporations, athletes, celebrities and gay-rights activists have lambasted the state’s legislature and governor for enacting Senate Bill 101, a “religious freedom” law that states government must clear a higher threshold when enforcing laws that contradict citizens’ or corporations’ religious beliefs.

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

From the Portland Press Herald, Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler joins Ken and MIke on this weekly segment to discuss news on the Governor and what is going on in Augusta.

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic candidate for president in 2016, expected to officially announce her intentions next month, may have some competition after all. Sunday, on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, who up till now has been characterized as the Dems best choice if Hillary chose NOT to run, sounds very much like he will jump into the ring. But how do you beat Clinton, who has amassed a war chest, creds, and an impressive campaign team?

Local Headlines

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Maine Gov. LePage Proposes Pilot Program to Extend Last Call

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A pilot program proposed by Gov. Paul LePage would allow Maine bars to stay open until…

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Maine Committee Delays Vote on LePage’s PUC Nominee

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Democrats on a legislative panel say they need more time before voting on Republican Gov. Paul…

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Maine Lawmakers Override LePage Veto of Young Drivers Bill

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A bill introduced in response to a car crash that killed 15-year-old Brunswick girl last year…

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

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Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.

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Military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs across U.S.

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The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 28

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