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Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

4/13/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

Portland Press Herald’s own Statehouse Bureau-Chief – Steve Mistler joins Ken and MIke to talk about LePage and competing budget proposals in ME…

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Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

4/13/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

Hillary Clinton made it official, announcing her candidacy for the presidency on Sunday. Sen. Marco Rubio is expected to do the same on Monday. Steve discusses what each candidate has going for them, as well as potential obstacles ahead. Also, Steve began his Washington journalism career just a few years after the start of the Castro regime in Cuba, and offers his perspective regarding the historic meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro over the weekend.

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Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

4/13/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

On Saturday in Panama, at the Summit of the Americas, President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba met in the first face-to-face discussion between the two leaders of the two countries in a half-century. Details of what we know regarding what was discussed, and what can be expected to happen in the coming weeks and months.

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

4/10/15 Podcast Mark Eves

Speaker of the House Mark Eves joins Mike today to discuss the Democrat’s upcoming budget proposal…

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

4/10/15 Podcast Bill Nemitz

Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz joins Mike on the show today to discuss topics of the week such as the Concealed carry proposals in Maine.

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

4/10/15 Podcast Brent Littlefield

Brent Littlefield, Governor LePage’s Senior Political Advisor on the Democrat’s budget proposal joins Ken and Mike to enlighten us about the right budget for Maine.

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

4/10/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Aaron is back in New York for the morning, as the Boston Marathon Bombing trial takes a break before entering…

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed. Tsarnaev folded his arms, fidgeted and looked down at the defense table as he listened to one guilty verdict after another on all 30 counts against him, including conspiracy and deadly use of a weapon of mass destruction. Seventeen of those counts are punishable by death. The trial phase to determine the actual punishment begins Monday.

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Col. David Hunt

Interrupting his shoveling and snow blowing… Fox new’s military analyst Col. David Hunt weighs in with Ken and Mike on the Boston bombing trial, the Iran nuclear negotiations today and the South Carolina police shooting…

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

A white South Carolina police officer was caught on video shooting to death an unarmed black man … who was running away from him … after a traffic stop. With the recent shootings of black males by white police officers in cities including New York, Cleveland and Ferguson, MO, the thorny question is whether race affected the officer’s judgment. Brad reports what research indicates regarding this phenomena, which paints a conflicting picture. How prevalent to researchers feel the problem is, and what they feel are the best ways to address the problem.

Local Headlines

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Lawyer in Defamation Case Says Client was Hero in Haiti

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A lawyer in a Maine defamation case says his client was a hero for children in…

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9-Year-old Boy Killed in Fatal Fire in Hermon, Maine

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Authorities say a 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is in critical condition following a fire in Hermon, Maine.

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Spring Trial for Man Charged in Pregnant Girlfriend’s Death

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Prosecutors say the trial of a Lewiston man charged with running down and killing his pregnant girlfriend in Maine is expected in spring 2016.

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

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It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

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It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on — an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.

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U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

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President Barack Obama pledged to increase support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war and said the U.S. needs to do more to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.

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Boston bomber wants a new trial

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.