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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

5/1/15 Podcast Scott Hazelton

It is one of the handful of times a huge crowd shows up to a racetrack for the racing, and not because there are newly installed dime slots in the building next door. It is the annual Kentucky Derby, where the best 3-year-old horses in the country run for the roses. This year there are two big morning line favorites, American Pharoah, and Dortmund, both from out West and trained by Bobby Baffert. But favorites rarely win the Derby, and TVG Network host and racing analyst Scott Hazelton, who grew up in racing (his father a world class trainer), happens to favor Carpe Diem, groomed by the top trainer in the country, Todd Pletcher. Scott will tell you why, as well as some other possibilities, Friday morning from Churchill Downs.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

5/1/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The police investigation into the in-custody death of Freddie Gray has been wrapped up and turned over to the Maryland State Attorney a day ahead of schedule. Investigators delivered their report early because “I understand the frustration. I understand the urgency,” Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said. The report reveals for the first time that the police van transporting Gray made a stop that was previously unreported. The report, said Commissioner Batts, is not the end of the investigation. Jim has more details.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

5/1/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Alex is in Vegas for the fight for the ages, between the two men considered currently the two best boxers in the world, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The welterweights will face off at the MGM Grand In Las Vegas, in a match that brings back the 1980s, considered the last golden age for boxing. Mayweather, undefeated in 47 professional fights dating back to 1996, who has won world titles in 5 different weight classes. And Pacquiao, 6-time world champion, with a 59-5 lifetime professional record. Millions of dollars involved, for the fighters, the Pay-Per-View distributor, and the Las Vegas oddsmakers. And ticket costs are in the thousands. Alex sets the scene.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

4/30/15 Podcast Julie Rabinowitz

Julie Rabinowitz, Dept of Labor spokesperson joins Ken and Mike in the Studio today to discuss the Governor’s Minimum Wage Consistency bill.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

4/30/15 On the Hunt

Fox News Military analyst Col. David Hunt joins Ken and Mike this Thursday for an analysis on the latest on the riots in Baltimore…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

4/30/15 Brad Garrett

Brad takes a look at police tactics during a riotous situation as was the case in Baltimore. Officers endured brick throwing, authorities didn’t rush to the scene as a CVS was looted, all sorts of troubling scenes. Brad discusses the book on tactics and the current strategy in dealing with the turmoil.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

4/30/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

Jim remains in Baltimore to report on developments there. Things have quieted down a bit, but they are playing a baseball game in an empty stadium this afternoon, so still far from normal.

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Eye on Politics

Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join the show today for the weekly Eye on Politics analysis. Today’s main topics include Democratic election nominees and the state of the Baltimore riots.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

During a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Obama talked about the situation in Baltimore, showing no sympathy for the rioters, saying those who stole from businesses and burned buildings should be treated as criminals. He also mentioned how there appears to be too many instances where police officers interacting with individuals, mainly African-American and often poor, “in ways that raise troubling questions.” The new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, is also reportedly looking at the Baltimore situation. Last night, the president hosted a State Dinner with the Japanese prime minister, who addresses Congress Wednesday.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The curfew was back in effect for Tuesday night. Another Orioles baseball game was postponed, and they’ll play Wednesday’s game in an empty stadium before the team heads to play their weekend home games at a ballpark in Florida. While at the time of this email things were calm, clearly the city is restless, and worried that more violence could break out at any time. Jim is in Baltimore, and will fill you in on how things went during the overnight, and how they appear Wednesday morning.

Local Headlines

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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

LEPAGE WELAFRE

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.