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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

A groundbreaking study suggests a new way to prevent peanut allergies, rising in children in the United States. Rather than avoiding exposure to peanuts during the early years, in this study, researchers randomly assigned children either to have peanuts during the first year of life or to hold off on giving peanuts until children were five years of age and what they found was by starting peanut exposure between four months and 11 months, it reduced the rate of peanut of allergy by 80 percent, dramatic results.

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Devin Dwyer

Republican leaders are expected to send legislation authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to President Obama for signature on Tuesday. The President, however, has promised to promptly veto it. And it looks to be the beginning of a potential string of legislation for which the president will take out his veto pen.

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

ABC news political analyst, Trey Hardin joins the guys today to talk internet neutrality. What’s at stake and what can we expect to see in this bill?

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Ajit Pai

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, one of five commissioners, and one of two Republicans on the panel, has major problems with the new rules on net neutrality that the FCC is posed to approve next Thursday. Not the least being while the FCC is an independent commission, he feels these new rules come from the White House, with the three Dems on the panel poised to approve it, including Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

Portland Press Herlad Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler gets on the show this Monday to talk about the recent legislation over talking on cellphones while driving.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

On Monday, court will open with closing arguments in the so-called “American Sniper” trial in Texas. Then the judge will instruct the jury, either find Eddie Ray Routh “guilty,” in which case he gets life in prison, or find him “not guilty by reason of insanity,” in which case he gets locked away in a mental institution. The jury will get the case at some point Monday.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

It’s Hollywood’s biggest night, and our Jason Nathanson will be on hand taking in all the action, including backstage comments and discussions not on cameral. Jason will also break down the surprises, upsets, and highlights of the night, live from Hollywood.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Minnesota’s Mall of America has heightened security in the wake of a video threatening a terror attack there, apparently released by a Somali militant group with ties to al-Qaeda. Asked about the video, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson sounded a tad less than reassuring, saying shoppers there should be “particularly careful,”

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

On Thursday, President Obama addressed the gathering of foreign ministers from over 60 countries to wrap up the three-day Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. Attorney General Eric Holder also made some comments later, regarding similarities in recruitment methods of gangs to terror cells.

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Matt Schlobohm

Matt Schlobohm from the ME AFL CIO joins Ken and Mike today to talk about the recent pay raises at Wal-Mart.

Local Headlines

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Trial Set For Man Accused Of Shooting Wife In Maine

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LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is scheduled to start this week.

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Coast Guard says 2 Canoeists Dead After Leaving Maine Port

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The Coast Guard says a Pennsylvania couple found dead after setting out on a canoe trip earlier this weekend were both wearing life jackets when their bodies were found.

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Police: 1 Killed In Tractor-Trailer Collision In Maine

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BUCKFIELD, Maine (AP) Police in Maine say one person was killed after a car collided with a tractor-trailer truck.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

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President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

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The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

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The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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GOP prepares for big week

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All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.