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morning-news-podcast

Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

10/1/15 Podcast Matt Zidle

Discussing yesterday’s extreme rainfall over all of Maine through Portland and Hurricane Joaquin, WMTW’s Meteorologist Matt Zidle joins Mike and Dennis this fine October morning…

firsttake

Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

10/1/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off October with yesterday’s Rain storm!  Hurricane Joaquin headed this way, Pope met with Kim Davis, 1st mayoral debate, Russia strikes Syria, Bridgton woman pleads not guilty to filing false rape report and then 3 more women say Bill Cosby was sexually inappropriate with them…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 Podcast Chief Sauschuck

Portland Police Chief Mike Sauschuck joins Mike this morning to discuss a recent brash of bank robberies and the department’s successful apprehension of the suspects…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 Eye on Politics

Talking mainly about minimum wage this morning, Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike every Wednesday after the 8AM news for Eye on Politics….

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 Podcast Brandon Mazer

Talking about the minimum wage proposal as well as other city council issues, candidate Brandon Maze joins Ken and Mike on this final morning of September…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 Podcast Chief Justice Leigh Saufley

Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley joins Ken and Mike this morning to not only put Ken on his toes, but to talk about a current tour around Maine’s schools highlighting the Judicial system and mock courtooms…

firsttake

Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 First Take

On today’s affectionate Wednesday’s topics include Congress / Obama to meet over budget, Planned Parenthood grilled at Congress, Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia, the Lepage heating plan, Moody’s lawsuit settles and then Jordan Spieth sets new record for tournament winnings…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, September 29, 201509/29/2015

9/29/15 Podcast Toby McGrath

From the Anti Minimum-Wage raising camp “Too far too fast”, Toby McGrath shares reasons why the minimum wage shouldn’t be raised to $15/hr…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, September 29, 201509/29/2015

9/29/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Presidents Obama and Putin met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly but the two men put forth vastly different strategies to the crisis in Syria that has claimed a quarter-million lives. The Syrian civil war has given rise to ISIS and today President Obama convenes a summit to discuss the threat ISIS poses. It has been a year since he announced an international coalition to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, September 29, 201509/29/2015

9/29/15 Podcast Mako Bates

From Portlanders for a Living Wage to talk about the kickoff of their referendum campaign to raise the minimum wage, Mako Bates joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the impacts of raising the minimum to such a rate…

Local Headlines

23 hours ago in Local

Mother Gives Birth in Bath Supermarket Parking Lot

GENERIC BABY IN CAR SEAT

Emergency medical personnel successfully delivered a baby girl in the parking lot of a supermarket in southern Maine.

1 day ago in Local

Bill to Limit Use of Video Cameras at Polls Wins Support

VIDEOCAM

A bill that would make it harder to use video cameras to intimidate voters is winning bipartisan support from Maine lawmakers.

1 day ago in Local

Maine Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pipe Beating Death

JASON COTE MUG

A judge has imposed a 45-year prison sentence on a Maine man convicted in the pipe-beating death of another man in 2013.

National Headlines

23 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

24 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

valentines

With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

1 day ago in National

Consumers flexing their muscles

shopping

U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

1 day ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

internet

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.