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Thursday, February 5, 201502/05/2015

2/5/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

Hundreds of residents of Stephenville, Texas, and surrounding towns will be summoned Thursday to begin jury selection for the trial of the man accused of killing retired Marine Chris Kyle two years ago on a shooting range.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 Podcast Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Congressman Bruce Poliquin comes on the show and explains his vote against repealing ObamaCare.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 Podcast Eye on Politics

Matt Gagnon and Jeremy FIsher join the show for our weekly Eye on Politics to discuss LePage’s budget and State of the State address.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 Podcast Senator Garrett Mason

Senator Garrett Mason joins the show to go over reactions of yesterdays State of the State address.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 Podcast Senator Justin Alfond

Senator Justin Alfond calls in this morning to go over reactions of the State of the State address.

morning-news-podcast

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.

morning-news-podcast

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.

Local Headlines

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Maine Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Mother’s Dog

GENERIC ARREST

Police say a York County man has been charged with the stabbing death of his mother's 4-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever.

in Local

Maine Agency to Probe Blackmail Claims Against LePage

LEPAGE WELAFRE

Maine's watchdog agency will look into allegations that Republican Gov. Paul LePage threated to use public funds to punish a political opponent.

in Local

Construction Begins on 185-Megawatt Wind Farm in Maine

GENERIC WIND FARM

Construction has begun on a wind farm in Bingham that is anticipated to be the state's largest wind energy project.

National Headlines

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

gunownership

About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.