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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/3015 Podcast Richard Davies

Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law, which says the government cannot intrude on a person’s religious liberty unless it can prove a compelling interest in imposing the burden and do so in the least restrictive way. Does that mean a business can turn away gay customers?

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Ron Claiborne

Plumbing and gas work may have caused a 7-alarm fire and explosion in Manhattan’s East Village Thursday afternoon. 12 people have been hurt, three critically, in the fiery explosion that sent four buildings up in flames. Three of the buildings have now collapsed. Witnesses say a thunderous explosion rocked the five story building. Then within seconds fire engulfed it. One witness Ron spoke with said he could see people trapped inside to leap from the windows. Hundreds of firefighters poured in to battle the raging inferno, dense, black smoke making it almost impossible to see just a few feet. Ron was on the scene shortly after the explosion.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Authorities say the co-pilot of the doomed German Wings flight deliberately crashed that Airbus jet carrying 149 other people. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, public prosecutor Brice Robin said that 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz . deliberately “wanted to destroy the plane”. That was the conclusion reached by French investigators after listening to the last minutes of Tuesday’s Flight 9525 from the plane’s black box voice data recorder. The investigation, as this point, turns from what caused the crash to finding out the motives behind the co-pilot’s action.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

In a press conference this morning, a French prosecutor reveals that tapes reveal that the co-pilot, alone at helm of Germanwings, began descent manually, `intentionally.’ That he was conscious when the plane crashed, with the pilot of the plane locked outside of the cockpit. Brad discusses this shocking scenario, and if there is much anybody could have done about it, and what might be considered in the future given the obvious concerns.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast On the Hunt

It’s Thursday, Ken and Mike are on the hunt with Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt to talk about alleged U.S. soldier charged with desertion and misconduct while imprisoned by terrorists.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Susan Saulny

The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he’s facing. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was charged with misbehavior before the enemy, which carries a maximum sentence of up to life in prison. He was also charged with desertion, which carries a maximum of five years.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and extracted audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, but gleaned no explanation for why a German plane dropped unexpectedly and smashed into a rugged Alpine mountain, killing all 150 on board. The orange cockpit voice recorder — dented, twisted and scarred by the impact — is considered key to knowing why the pilots of Germanwings Flight 9525 lost radio contact with air traffic controllers over the French Alps and then crashed Tuesday during a routine flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The Secret Service hearing became especially tense today, with Chief Joe Clancy in the hot seat. Video of one of the security breaches has been released in which two high-ranking officials driving into White Hite barriers, allegedly after a night of drinking. Rep. Jason Chaffetz became particularly angry when questioning Clancy about the mishandling of a suspicious package, asking “What if it was a real bomb?”

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Eye on Politics

On this week’s Eye on Politics, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher talk about Ted Cruz and the upcoming election candidates…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Rich Cebra

Former chair in the transportation committee, Rich Cebra joins Mike today to discuss the new proposal for legislation regarding new and inexperienced drivers.

Local Headlines

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Wardens ID Young Swimmer Found Dead in Mattawamkeag River

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Maine wardens have identified the youngster who died in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Police: Maine Man Dies from Apparent Drowning in China Lake

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Police say a 74-year-old man died from apparent drowning in China Lake in front of a family member's property over the weekend.

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Maine DEP Commissioner is Stepping Down

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Maine Environmental Commissioner Patricia Aho is stepping down after four years to work for Sen. Susan Collins.

National Headlines

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.