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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Richard Davies

After just one week, Starbucks employees will stop writing “Race Together” on your coffee cups. CEO Howard Schultz ended the effort Sunday, after days of pushback against the company’s initiative to start a conversation about race within its more than 20,000 stores. The message was meant to be “just the catalyst” for a broad conversation about race, but it quickly turned to a conversation about Starbucks. Richard discusses the campaign, and if any corporate lessons can be gleaned from how it turned out.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The machete-wielding man who attacked officers at a security checkpoint at the New Orleans Airport on Friday night and was shot, is dead, and chances of finding what may have been his motive for the attack, may have died with him. A bag he was carrying carried various Molotov cocktails, and his car had smoke bombs in the trunk.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Buckets Blakes

Buckets Blakes from the Harlem Globetrotters joins the show today to talk with Ken and Mike about the upcoming Globetrotters appearance in Portland this Sunday and a brief history of the Globetrotters.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Gene Libby

Ken and Mike have Gene Libby on today’s show to talk about this year’s annual “Mary’s Walk”. Started by Gene, the walk is in memory of his wife Mary who died of cancer in 1997. It began in March of 1999 and the walk is now in its 17th year and supports the Maine Cancer Research Foundation. The walk is on March 29th in Saco and more details are at www.maryswalk.org

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Howie Carr

Talking about Donald Trump and the Boston bombing trial, Howie Carr joins Ken and Mike on the show today to weight in.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Stavros Mendros

Former State Rep. Stavros Mendros representing US Term Limits on John Martin’s bill to repeal them in Me joins Ken and Mike today on the show.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Taste of Home Chef Amanda

Chef Amanda spoke with Mike the other day about the Taste of Home Cooking School and the upcoming event at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center in April.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 Capital Insights John Baldacci

This Thursday we’re on Capital Insights. John Baldacci calls in to talk with the guys about newly proposed term limits and age restrictions in the legislature.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

The recent news regarding the HBO series on Robert Durst, and his recent arrest, has cast the spotlight on documentary-styled reality television and how it can affect actual cases under investigation by law enforcement. Brad takes a broader look at the role television has played in this regard, from police giving television stations sketches of suspects and videos of crimes, to re-enactment series specifically hoping to re-ignite cold cases, with our without law enforcement cooperation.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Well, that relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu never really did bloom, did it? And now, even the stem is wilting. Before his resounding victory, Netanyahu took Obama’s 2-state solution to peace between Israel and Palestine, and tore it to pieces, never to happen. Of course, before that he took Obama’s nuclear program deal with Iran, with a deadline for progress just a couple days away, and in front of Congress, tore it to pieces, inciting a group of GOP senators to threaten Iran directly that they too, were prepared to tear it to pieces.

Local Headlines

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Ridership on Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry up 26 Percent in June

NOVA FERRY ARRIVES

The company that operates Maine-to-Nova Scotia ferry service says ridership in June was 26 percent higher than the same month last year.

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Police: 3 Men Arrested in Connection With Burglary Spree

GENERIC JEWELRY

Police say three men have been charged in connection with a string of business burglaries in three Maine towns.

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Declaration of Independence Signer Being Remembered

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

A signer of the Declaration of Independence is being remembered with a granite memorial stone and bronze plaque.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.