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Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

“Jihadi John”, identified as Mohammed Emwazi, is a Kuwaiti-born British man in his mid-20s, who was previously known to British security services. He was born in Kuwait and comes from a middle-class family in London, where he grew up and graduated with a computer programming degree. Emwazi first appeared in a video last August, when he apparently killed the US journalist James Foley and is thought to have appeared in others.

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Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast John Baldacci

This Thursday is Capital Insights with John Baldacci. John calls in today to talk with Ken and Mike about the state’s budget and the recent spotlight on the welfare system.

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Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

Homeland Security Shutdown – Should you be Worried? With the funding deadline looming, Brad discusses what exactly would happen if it is allowed to pass without any action.

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Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Tick tock. Tick tock. That’s the sound of the clock running out for funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Funds run out at the end of the day Friday. As of this writing, the logjam continues. Into late Wednesday, the legislative maneuverings and offers continued, and Mary fills you in on where things currently stand, and the prognosis for this particular piece of legislation.

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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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New Campground Opens at Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Federal officials and conservationists celebrated the opening of a new campground at Acadia National Park.

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4 Groups Apply for Last 3 Charter School Slots in Maine

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Four groups have applied for the last three charter school slots in Maine.

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Police: Facebook Page Threatens to Post Nude Photos of Girls

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A Maine police department is trying to get Facebook to take down a page that's threatening to post nude photos of underage girls, including students at Messalonskee High School.

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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

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The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Nearly a quarter of Americans call their jobs ‘meaningless’

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A new poll shows 24 percent of Americans say their jobs do not make a meaningful contribution to the world.