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Monday, March 9, 201503/09/2015

3-9 Jack Marshall

Jack Marshall blogs for Ethics Alarms and joins to give his unique perspective on the Clinton e-mail issue.

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Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

3-4 Eye on Politics

Matt Gagnon and Dennis Bailey give their Eye on Politics on Hillary Clinton, and more!

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Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

3-4 Jean Maginnis

Jean Maginnis, the Founder & Executive Director of the Maine Center for Creativity joins to discuss creativity in the Maine economy!

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Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

3-3 Bruce Poliquin

Rep Bruce Poliquin joins from DC to discuss the Netanyahu speech and more!

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

It is quite the lesson in political science, but Congress has found itself in a bit of a pickle over the DHS funding bill. Closest to the heat is House Speaker John Boehner, who if he allows for a “clean” DHS funding bill to be put on the floor, may still not be able to get it passed, and would infuriate his conservative caucus to boot. But what are the options, as the entire issue is revisited this week? Steve explains the political forces at work in a complicatedly divided Capitol Hill. Steve can also talk about last week’s CPAC gathering, though there weren’t really any surprises.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

A couple stories Tom is following this morning. First, in Moscow, tens of thousands of Russians marched Sunday to honor Boris Nemtsov, the opposition figure who was gunned down gangland style on Friday.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Lawmakers bought themselves a little time, exactly one week in fact, to figure out the DHS funding matter. However, the week’s session will get off to a lousy start, with Democrats claiming they have a deal that Speaker Boehner would put a clean funding bill on the floor, while Republicans say there is no such deal.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

February has ended, leaving new records for cold temperatures in the Northeast, and still other records for warmth out West. Then there are the snowfall records, most notably in Boston.

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Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Ali Weinberg

Funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out at the end of the day Friday. If no deal is reached, essential security personnel would still report to work, but there would be no money to pay them during the funding lapse… that’s the vast majority of the 243,000 agency employees. There may have been some developments in the Senate Thursday night, and Ali will have the latest for you this morning.

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Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

The ISIS terrorist who has become known as “Jihadi John” and shown in brutal execution videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti national from a West London suburb. British authorities had wanted to keep it secret for operational reasons and what they were trying to do was to lure him into calling home, thinking he would call back to his family in West London and perhaps they would be able to track down his location in Syria. President Obama is vowing to get this man and bring him to justice.

Local Headlines

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Senate Backs Bill to Nix Concealed Gun Permit Requirement

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The Republican-controlled Maine Senate has endorsed a bill that would eliminate the requirement for concealed handgun permits.

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ME man Faces up to 20 years For Fake Electrical Work Claim

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Federal prosecutors say a 36-year-old Topsham, Maine, man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud connected to a scheme about phony electrical work.

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Maine Taking Final Comments On Sea Urchin Card Proposal

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine fishery regulators are taking the final comments about a proposal to track the sea urchin fishery with swipe cards.

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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.