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Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

On Tuesday, the militant extremist group, the Islamic State, released a video showing Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, being burned alive. The pilot was captured in December when his F-16 crashed near the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, which controls about a third of both Syria and neighboring Iraq in a self-declared caliphate.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

While just some highlights were touted Monday morning, by afternoon more details regarding what is in the White House budget had emerged, including allowing Medicare to get a little tougher with drug companies to lower prices on the more pricey variety.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

As the number of reported measles cases surpasses 100, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new release urging parents to get their children vaccinated.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

With the movie “American Sniper” setting box office records, the trial of the man charged with killing the real Chris Kyle is set to begin next week in Stephenville, Texas, about 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

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Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Alex Stone

Super Bowl XLIX is in the books. A very exciting game. Seattle almost an incredible 2-minute drive, but of course that fizzled rather abruptly… chokes kind of go like that… and instead the legacies of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady lead the story lines this Monday.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

On Monday, President Obama officially unveils his $4 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2016, and of course the details of which are a “watch what I do” indicator of the direction the White House hopes to take the country.

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Another significant snow storm hitting New England on Monday. It hit the Midwest on Sunday, causing flight cancellations in Chicago and Detroit, the former being a major hub, so the effect on national travel should linger somewhat. For Monday, New England getting most of the action, though New York might get a bit of a taste. In any case, Aaron has the latest details on who is feeling the most impact from this one.

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Steve Buckley

Columnist, Steve Buckley from the Boston Herald joins Ken and Mike to discuss journalism, interviewing athletes and the social media landscape of reporting.

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins joins Ken and Mike to discuss the Keystone Pipeline vote and gearing up for the Super Bowl with predictions!

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Jeff Zeleny

On Thursday evening, President Obama spoke at a Democratic policy retreat in Philadelphia. Members of the House Democratic Caucus are gathered to develop a policy and political strategy for the next two years amid diminished numbers in Congress.

Local Headlines

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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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Biddeford Holding Meeting About Police Sex Abuse Allegations

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) The city council in Biddeford is set to host an anticipated public meeting to hear more comments about allegations of sexual abuse against former police officers.

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Maine Recovery Center To Close As Overdose Deaths Rise

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WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) Mercy Hospital is closing its substance abuse recovery center in Westbrook, as overdose deaths in Maine soar.

National Headlines

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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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Thousands of homes destroyed in deadly Houston floods

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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.