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Podcasts

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Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

2/11/15 Podcast Eye on Politics

Its Wednesday, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join us to discuss LePage’s town hall tour kickoff tonight.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

2/11/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Seeing sales of their soft drinks in decline, Coca-Cola is going to try and jump into the healthy beverage market, and they are going to try it with milk. That’s right. Rolling out nationally over the next few weeks, a product labeled “Fairlife,” which is actually milk, fortified with extra protein, and less sugar.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

President Obama and German Chancellor Merkel declared that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

“Stars and Stripes” reporter Travis Tritten was who first brought the questions regarding Brian Williams Iraq helicopter mission recollections to light, and the NBC News anchor discussed the matter with Tritten, seeking to set the record straight as to what really happened back in March of 2003.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

President Obama is expected sometime over the next few days or so, to officially ask Congress for the Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Donald Tuski

Maine College of Art (MECA) president Don Tuski joins Ken and Mike at the chamber of commerce meeting to discuss the importance of art in society.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Paul Merrill

Media Partners at WMTW Channel 8’s Paul Merrill joins the show this morning to discuss the future of the Democratic Party. Halfway through, the cell reception cuts out but we got him back to finish.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

It’s Monday, the Statehouse Bureau Chief Steve Mistler calls in today to weigh in on the legislature and LePage’s budget plan.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

The awards show season continues, with the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. And our Jason Nathanson was on hand for all the festivities, including what folks say backstage, and also will report on any drama that may occur among those that win, and those that don’t.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

Jordan claims its air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria have been successful, degrading nearly 20% of the militants capabilities. The strikes, with U.S. assistance, were intensified following the burned-alive execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

Local Headlines

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Stormy Weather Leads to Rare Tornado Warning in Maine

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The National Weather Service says it issued a rare tornado warning for part of Maine including Pittsfield as a series of thunderstorms moved across the state.

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Probe Sought into Claim that LePage Forced Official’s Ouster

LEPAGE WELAFRE

Two Democratic Maine lawmakers want the state's watchdog agency to investigate claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage forced the president of the World Acadian Congress to resign.

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Maine Health Department Nixes Grant to Fund Well Water Tests

GENERIC WATER POLLUTION

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services says it will no longer accept a grant established to fund well water tests for arsenic.

National Headlines

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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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.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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

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