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Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

President Obama will speed up the training and equipping of Sunni tribal fighters in an effort to erase gains made by ISIS. The decision comes in the wake of the stinging fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the terror group, and came as the president convened more than two dozen members of his National Security Council to discuss the situation. Meanwhile, on the home front, presidential hopeful Rand Paul, as of this writing, is in the middle of filibustering the renewal of the Patriot Act, which provides the authorities for the NSA’s controversial bulk collection of American phone records. Those provisions are set to expire on June 1st. There was no word his campaign on how long the filibuster will last.

firsttake

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 First Take

Today’s First Take….Isis, LePage wants to expand his own power over Secretary of State, Attorney General and Treasurer, Debate over Marijuana legalization bill for recreational use, Bin Laden’s documents seized the night he was killed reveal an absolute obsession with killing Americans on a mass scale and USM picks new president who bailed…

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 Eye On Politics

Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike on our most affectionate day of the week – Wednesday. Today’s highlights include Moose Hunting Permit unanimous Veto, The Governor and our political system in general…

firsttake

Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 First Take

On this middle of the week First Take… Robert Kraft folds against NFL, Dispute about whether Hyde School told MPA about racial comments, Legislature looks to increase road funds, Moskowitz gets confirmed then the Bath Memorial Day parade is back on and Letterman’s last show tonight…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

The Divorce Professionals, a group of North Jersey businesspeople who have formed an association designed to function as a one-stop referral system for dissolving a marriage, is hosting a divorce expo on Tuesday. The group, which includes a real estate broker, a mortgage officer, a therapist, a financial adviser, a family therapist, a life coach, a private investigator and an insurance agent, was formed last year after some of the members saw a demand for professional guidance in navigating divorce.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

During a trip to Camden, NJ, on Monday to announce new steps to improve effective policing, the President made a surprise announcement of new restrictions to the flow of some types of military equipment from the armed forces to police. Tracked armored vehicles, bayonets and grenade launchers are among the equipment that the federal government will no longer transfer to local law enforcement. Other equipment like tactical vehicles and riot gear will only be transferred if police provide assurances that it will be used responsibly. The White House had suggested last year that the program to provide military-style equipment would not change.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

Congressman Bruce Poliquin joins Ken and mike this morning to discuss his new propositions that question the lawfulness of Obamacare…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

Its Tuesday, ABC analyst Trey Hardin calls in to talk election, candidates and H…illary

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

Nearly 200 members of five different motorcycle gangs have been charged with Engaging in Organized Crime in connection with the massive brawl that killed nine people and injured 18 more at a Waco, Texas, restaurant on Sunday. Meanwhile, Twin Peaks corporate has yanked the franchise from the Waco location because of a biker-friendly environment that may have contributed to the bloodshed. ABC’s Jim Ryan remains in the Central Texas city and updates the story.

firsttake

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topcs include – More bikers may be headed to Waco, FBI says no bullets fired at Amtrak train, Hyde School leaves boys basketball league, Common Core retained by legislature, then Obama says no more military equipment for police departments…

Local Headlines

in Local

Stormy Weather Leads to Rare Tornado Warning in Maine

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The National Weather Service says it issued a rare tornado warning for part of Maine including Pittsfield as a series of thunderstorms moved across the state.

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Probe Sought into Claim that LePage Forced Official’s Ouster

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Two Democratic Maine lawmakers want the state's watchdog agency to investigate claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage forced the president of the World Acadian Congress to resign.

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Maine Health Department Nixes Grant to Fund Well Water Tests

GENERIC WATER POLLUTION

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services says it will no longer accept a grant established to fund well water tests for arsenic.

National Headlines

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

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The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.