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Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

The IRS calls it “the largest, most pervasive impersonation scam in the history of our agency.” Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers in nearly every state $15.5 million.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

President Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night, and we’ll assume there were a few laughs. As he heads back from the west coast, he’ll stop first in Phoenix and meet with a group of veterans. Of course, that VA hospital was the epicenter of the national VA-health care crisis, and the president will be getting an update on how reforms are coming along.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Concrete barriers have been moved toward the front of the Ferguson police station and yellow tape stretches across the entrance. State troopers move in now to take control of protest security.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

Remember those three British schoolgirls who ran away from home in the hopes of joining the Islamic State? Turkey’s Foreign Minister said on Thursday that a foreign operative suspected in helping the girls flee to Syria has been detained. The suspect has been detained for over a week, but there were no further details provided.

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Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Did the White House know that Hillary Clinton deleted some 30,000 emails? That was the question for spokesman Josh Earnest on Wednesday. According to him, there is no evidence to doubt that the former Secretary of State only deleted emails from her personal account that had nothing to do with her work in the State Department.

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Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 Podcast Col. David Hunt

Every other Thursday we’re on the Hunt. Col. David Hunt joins Mike and Dennis to talk about ISIS, Hillary’s emails and more…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 Podcast Andrew McLean

State Representative Andrew McLean calls in to discuss the Maine DoT’s recent budget request for $70 Million / year for Maine’s bridges…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

Celebrities are often the targets (L’il Wayne on Wednesday) of “swatting,” but it is also a trend affecting regular Joe’s as well. “Swatting” is when somebody calls a local police department, and prank reports a dangerous, active shooter, hostage situation at someone’s address, causing an adrenaline-fueled SWAT team to rush to the location, prepared for the worst type of confrontation.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Ferguson, Missouri police chief Tom Jackson has resigned following last week’s Justice Department’s report that was severely critical of the department. Until recently chief Jackson had been defiant that he did not intend to resign or step down.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, March 11, 201503/11/2015

3/11/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who rarely speaks to the national press, held an exception at the United Nations on Tuesday afternoon, to address questions regarding her use of private email while a member of President Obama’s cabinet.

Local Headlines

in Local

Plan to Build New England’s Largest Wind Farm Moving Forward

GENERIC WIND FARM

A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in northern Maine that would be the largest of its kind in New England.

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Maine’s Proposed Sea Urchin Card System Up for Thursday Tote

GENERIC SEA URCHIN

A key Maine panel is scheduled to vote this week on a plan to track the state's sea urchin fishery with swipe cards.

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Maine Gas Prices Fall 4 Cents in Past Week

GENERIC GAS PUMP

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas prices in Maine have fallen 4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average…

National Headlines

in National, Sports

U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Gas prices down slightly

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The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.

in Entertainment, National

After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

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Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.