Ken and Mike

Podcasts

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Ali Weinberg

Funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out at the end of the day Friday. If no deal is reached, essential security personnel would still report to work, but there would be no money to pay them during the funding lapse… that’s the vast majority of the 243,000 agency employees. There may have been some developments in the Senate Thursday night, and Ali will have the latest for you this morning.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

The ISIS terrorist who has become known as “Jihadi John” and shown in brutal execution videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti national from a West London suburb. British authorities had wanted to keep it secret for operational reasons and what they were trying to do was to lure him into calling home, thinking he would call back to his family in West London and perhaps they would be able to track down his location in Syria. President Obama is vowing to get this man and bring him to justice.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

“Jihadi John”, identified as Mohammed Emwazi, is a Kuwaiti-born British man in his mid-20s, who was previously known to British security services. He was born in Kuwait and comes from a middle-class family in London, where he grew up and graduated with a computer programming degree. Emwazi first appeared in a video last August, when he apparently killed the US journalist James Foley and is thought to have appeared in others.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast John Baldacci

This Thursday is Capital Insights with John Baldacci. John calls in today to talk with Ken and Mike about the state’s budget and the recent spotlight on the welfare system.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

Homeland Security Shutdown – Should you be Worried? With the funding deadline looming, Brad discusses what exactly would happen if it is allowed to pass without any action.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Tick tock. Tick tock. That’s the sound of the clock running out for funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Funds run out at the end of the day Friday. As of this writing, the logjam continues. Into late Wednesday, the legislative maneuverings and offers continued, and Mary fills you in on where things currently stand, and the prognosis for this particular piece of legislation.

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/15 Podcast Eye on Politics

It’s Wednesday, our Eye on Politics analysis with Jeremy Fisher and Matt Gagnon discuss this morning’s earlier interviews with Mayor…

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/15 Podcast Michael Brennan

Portland Mayor Michael Brennan talks with the guys about the GA program and the recent audit findings for Portland’s general…

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/15 Podcast Mary Mayhew

Audits of general assistance in Portland reveal not only a few somewhat wealthy shelter-goers and Portland’s percentage within Maine’s budget. Mary Mayhew get on the show today to discuss recent news on GA…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

Before the end of the day, the fate of ex-Marine Eddie Routh will be in the hands of a jury. Defense psychiatrist Mitchell Dunn was back on the stand to support his assertion that Eddie Routh was schizophrenic when he shot and killed Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.

Local Headlines

in Local

Group Launches Campaign to Strengthen Clean Election Law

Fresh
GENERIC VOTE

A group that wants to revitalize Maine's weakened Clean Election law is hoping to convince voters to say ``yes'' to their proposal to give publicly financed candidates access to more campaign cash.

in Local

Maine Court Says Man’s Sign at Jury Selection was Tampering

Fresh
GENERIC COURT LARGE

Maine's highest court says it was proper for a lower court to convict a man of jury tampering after he held up a sign as jurors were being selected for his trial.

in Local

2 Men Set for Sentencing in Maine Car Fire Deaths

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Two men convicted of murder in a drug-related triple slaying followed by a car fire are…

National Headlines

in National, Sports

IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

olympics

The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

in National

Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

23-overlay17

The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

in National, World

Obama says yet to hear good argument against Iran nuclear deal

obama

The President criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some leading members of the Republican party.

in National, World

Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

21-overlay16

The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.