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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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Truck Trailer Carrying 90,000 Pounds of Lumber Crashes

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Maine State Police believe a truck driver hauling 90,000 pounds of lumber fell asleep at the wheel and ran off of Interstate 95, with most of his cargo breaking loose from a trailer that slammed into a rock ledge.

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York County Sheriff Sues Over Pay Cut

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The York County sheriff is suing the county's commissioners, saying they illegally slashed his salary by more than $15,000.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

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A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands she owns has abandoned the effort because she did not get enough entries.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

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The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

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The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

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The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.