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Podcasts

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 1, 201602/01/2016

2/1/16 Podcast Lisa bird

Lisa Bird from Bangor Saving Bank joins Mike and Barry this morning to discuss Community Matters which is a vote on Non-Profit agencies from around the state.

firsttake

Monday, February 1, 201602/01/2016

2/1/16 First Take

Mike and Barry kick off your first day of February with the Iowa Caucuses, New Hampshire, More Maine heroin arrests, Teens in Saco, ME Turnpike use and revenues up in 2015, ME GOP welfare and tax reform proposals won’t make 2016 ballot and it looks like at least 5 initiatives will make the Maine ballot…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Wicked Tuna Crew

Talking about their 5th season of Wicked Tuna on the National Geographic channel, The Maine crew for the fishing program join Mike and Barry this morning!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Chris Busby

Talking about the  Largay case, Chris Busby joins Mike and Barry this morning!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Jon Jennings

City Manager Jon Jennings joins Mike and Barry to talk about Portland’s new Fire Chief!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

Bruce Poliquin joins Mike and Barry to discuss recent Legislation…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The GOP debate in Iowa will be in the books, sans Trump we assume, though with last minute developments you never know. The highlights of the evening, from the debate and perhaps from outside the debate. Plus analysis of whether there is potentially any resulting movement on the meter as we head into the final weekend before the Iowa caucus.

firsttake

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins close out your week with the Iowa GOP Debate, Trump holds vets fundraiser during debate, ME Republican ballot initiatives on taxes may have to wait til 2017, ME Chief Justice Leigh Saufley reappointed to a 3rd term by LePage, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kanther dead at 74 and Mt. Blue High student expelled for giving away pot brownies on school grounds…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Podcast Brad Garrett

Brad discusses a couple issues that are front and center this week.  First you have the ongoing situation in the hinterlands of Oregon.  Authorities finally made a move on Tuesday, though it resulted in one death.  And now they are trying to end the stand-off once and for all.  The initial hands-off strategy had its detractors, and now it appears to be evolving.  Brad gives his take on how things are being handled, and why things are being handled as they are.  Also, Brad’s take on the Congressional task force recommending that mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders be reserved for “drug kingpins,” , and calling on prisons to encourage inmates to participate in programs and treatments proven to lower recidivism by offering them time off their sentences.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Capital Insights

Former 2 Term Governor John Baldacci joins the show every other Thursday morning after the 8AM news!

Local Headlines

15 hours ago in Local

Man Cleared of DWI Arrested on Same Charge 2 Days Later

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A Maine man cleared of a drunken driving charge at his trial on Thursday was arrested Saturday morning on a new charge of operating under the influence.

15 hours ago in Local

Maine Police Investigating Shots Fired as Party Was Breaking Up

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Police in Maine are investigating multiple shots being fired as a party in Lewiston was breaking up early Saturday morning.

18 hours ago in Local

Maine Native Taken in NFL Draft

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Trevor Bates of Westbrook, ME was selected by the Indianapolis Colts 239th overall in the seventh-round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

National Headlines

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

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

3 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

3 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

3 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.