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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

A 20-year-old man charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had attended a protest there earlier that night but told investigators he wasn’t targeting the officers. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said suspect Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was firing at someone with whom he was in a dispute.

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The defense at the Boston Marathon bombing trial is hanging back, allowing the prosecution to sail thru 51 witnesses and seeming near the end of their case. When the trial resumes Monday, they’ll move to the final hours before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found in a drydocked boat. Then it will be the defense’s turn, and question beginning to loom as that moment approaches, is whether they will put Tsarnaev on the stand. Aaron heads back to Boston this morning to cover the trial.

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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.

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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.

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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.

special-reports-podcasts

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…

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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…

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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.

Local Headlines

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University of Maine Pressed to Serve More Local Food

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A group of Maine food producers and organizations is pressing the University of Maine System to serve more locally grown food to students and staff.

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Planned Parenthood: No Tissue Donations in NNE

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Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.

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Maine Landlord Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Deadly Fire

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The owner of a Portland apartment house where six tenants died in a Nov. 1 fire has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.