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morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

Brad will be back in NYC Wednesday morning, but on Tuesday he was in Derry, NH, taking in the first town hall meeting Jeb Bush held as a presidential candidate. Bush professed his “love” for New Hampshire because its voters care about fiscal responsibility, then talked for an hour on job growth, entitlement cuts, and regulatory reform. Bush has identified New Hampshire as the cornerstone of his 2016 campaign, which is probably a good thing given that polls seem to indicate he’s going to get trounced in Iowa

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

You could call him the ultimate Washington outsider. The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television star Donald Trump says he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Trump made the announcement Tuesday morning at the midtown Manhattan tower that bears his name. In his announcement, the 12th high-profile Republican to join the race took his shots at politicians in general, the other candidates, and the White House’s current inability to navigate the world economy. Are his opponents and the Washington establishment taking his run seriously?

firsttake

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 First Take

Its the Budget today, the NY convicts, more on Rachel Doleza, Transfats! Then Sports – Golden State Native Americans, St. Louis Cardinals and Donald Trump is in the Presidential race…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

Hillary Clinton would not take an up-or-down position on Trade Promotion Authority when asked whether Congress should grant President Obama “fast-track” authorization for trade deals at a press conference here Monday. It was the former secretary of state’s first real news conference of her second presidential campaign. After weeks of criticism for avoiding reporters’ questions, Clinton fielded nine questions from reporters for about 20 minutes following her first big event in the Granite State after kicking off her full-fledged campaign over the weekend. She’s been saying plenty at campaign events the last few days, including three in New Hampshire Monday, where Brad fills you in on her main themes.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Erin Herbig

Counterpointing Julie Rabinowitz’s discussion yesterday, House Democrat Chair of the Labor Committee – Erin Herbig joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss recently proposed legislation on rights and laws for teenagers ages 15-17 who wish to work…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

Well, while things are progressing nicely with alleged accomplice Joyce Mitchell… she’s been charged and arraigned, and it turns out she was allegedly not only going to drive the get-away car, but the escapees were going to off her husband allowing the three to then roam out into the sunset together… on the capturing the actual escapees front, not much at all has happened, despite more than 800 law enforcement officials in the hunt. At this point, authorities admit the pair could be almost anywhere, and if no breaks come soon, one wonders how long the state can invest the current amount of resources into the search.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

The Obama Administration really isn’t sure of what to do at this point. House Democrats appear pretty set to derail the fast track trade authority, and used the worker assistance (TAA) provision of the bill to vote their displeasure. And there is no indication anything is going to change in that regard. So the administration must consider giving it another go anyway, or tearing up the Senate bill and starting from scratch. Whatever happens, talk within the Beltway is the battle between President Obama and his own party, not to mention what international trade opportunities might be lost because of the defeat of the bill itself.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 Trey Hardin

ABC new’s Trey Hardin joins us every Tuesday morning at 7:08. Today’s main topic includes Jeb Bush’s official announcement for the Presidential Candidacy yesterday…

firsttake

Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

6/16/15 First Take

Topics for today include The Budget, NY escapees still at large, Rachel Zolezal and the NAACP, Right to Die legislation in Maine, Jeb Bush runs for president after is pre-announcement and Blackhaws win Stanley Cup…

morning-news-podcast

Monday, June 15, 201506/15/2015

6/15/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

A lengthy report published Saturday revealed new details about the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer, but made no recommendation on whether the officer or his partner should face criminal charges. The county’s sheriff’s report also left some major questions unanswered. Perhaps foremost: Did Officer Tim Loehmann issue a warning before firing the fatal round? The police have said he did, but the new report suggested no witnesses heard any warning before shots were fired. In the coming weeks or months, a grand jury is expected to hear evidence in the case and decide whether to bring indictments against Officer Loehmann and his partner, Officer Frank Garmback.

Local Headlines

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Maine Mail Carrier Delivers A Rescue On Her Route

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) A mail carrier in Maine is being called a hero after helping save a 90-year-old man she spotted him on the ground while on her route.

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Maine Committee To Decide Whether To Investigate Gov. LePage

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine's Government Oversight Committee is set to meet to discuss claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage overstepped his authority by pressuring a school for at-risk youth into firing the speaker of the House of Representatives from the top job there.

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ME Nurse Union Contract Set To Expire As Negotiations Go On

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) A Maine nurse union that is in the midst of negotiations with Eastern Maine Medical Center is nearing the end of its contract.

National Headlines

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S.-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled today

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The United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago,

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.