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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.

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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.

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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.

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Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

On Monday, President Obama officially unveils his $4 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2016, and of course the details of which are a “watch what I do” indicator of the direction the White House hopes to take the country.

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Another significant snow storm hitting New England on Monday. It hit the Midwest on Sunday, causing flight cancellations in Chicago and Detroit, the former being a major hub, so the effect on national travel should linger somewhat. For Monday, New England getting most of the action, though New York might get a bit of a taste. In any case, Aaron has the latest details on who is feeling the most impact from this one.

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Steve Buckley

Columnist, Steve Buckley from the Boston Herald joins Ken and Mike to discuss journalism, interviewing athletes and the social media landscape of reporting.

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins joins Ken and Mike to discuss the Keystone Pipeline vote and gearing up for the Super Bowl with predictions!

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Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 Podcast Jeff Zeleny

On Thursday evening, President Obama spoke at a Democratic policy retreat in Philadelphia. Members of the House Democratic Caucus are gathered to develop a policy and political strategy for the next two years amid diminished numbers in Congress.

Local Headlines

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Ridership on Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry up 26 Percent in June

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The company that operates Maine-to-Nova Scotia ferry service says ridership in June was 26 percent higher than the same month last year.

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Police: 3 Men Arrested in Connection With Burglary Spree

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Police say three men have been charged in connection with a string of business burglaries in three Maine towns.

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Declaration of Independence Signer Being Remembered

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A signer of the Declaration of Independence is being remembered with a granite memorial stone and bronze plaque.

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Officials warn of potential July 4th terror attacks

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Federal authorities are stepping up security and asking Americans to be vigilant ahead of the holiday weekend.

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Home prices climbing steadily amid stronger demand

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The average purchase price rose by 4.9 percent, according to the latest figures.

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.