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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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American Folk Festival Underway in Bangor

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The American Folk Festival is underway in Bangor with acts ranging from cowboy music and blue grass to Latin jazz and zydeco.

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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Maine Studying Plan to Transplant Sea Urchins for Fishing

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Maine fishing regulators want to close an area to sea urchin fishing so they can evaluate a plan to transplant the spiny creatures.

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Making headlines this week

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

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.