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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Diana Nelson

Diana Nelson joins Ken and Mike in the studio today to help promote the company Industrium which recently joined a…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Devin Dwyer

Bid day for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who meets with President Obama on Tuesday before a State Dinner Tuesday night, followed by a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Japan’s economy has had some problems of late, and much of the discussion will concern that, plus a possible thawing in relations between Japan and China, the two largest economies in that region. Japan and the U.S. also announced Monday a bolstering of their strategic alliance, both militarily as well as into space and cyberspace.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Aaron Katersky

In an effort to spare his life, lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar are trying to show that his older brother, Tamerlan, was more radicalized, and more responsible for the attack. At the penalty phase of his trial Monday, they called a Muslim clergyman who testified that Tamerlan had become very angry during a service when the clergyman compared Martin Luther King to the Prophet Muhammad, calling the clergyman a hypocrite during the service. They proceeded to detail other incidents where Tamerlan displayed similar manic behavior.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

ABC News’s Political Analyst Trey Hardin joins the guys this morning for his weekly segment to discuss the arguments presented to the Supreme Court for Federally sanctioned Gay Marriage and Hillary’s strategies in the upcoming election…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. Seven officers were hurt, some with broken bones, and one was unresponsive. And this was all before sundown. The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order. The Baltimore Orioles cancelled their baseball game. Downtown was essentially shut down for the night. Whether things settle down is anybody’s guess, but Mary Bruce is there and will tell you.

Local Headlines

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Stephen King to Receive National Medal of Arts

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Horror writer Stephen King is going to the White House.

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Report: Maine Trooper Fired, Killed Gunman, in Self-Defense

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Attorney General Janet Mills says an investigation concluded a Maine trooper who killed a man last year in Ludlow was justified in using deadly force.

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Forecast: Sun, Cars For Labor Day Weekend in Maine

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The weekend forecast calls for sun, and heavy traffic, on the Maine Turnpike.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.