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Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

2/12/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The first two witnesses on the stand in the trial of Eddie Routh (ROWTH) in Stephenville, Texas, have intimate ties to the victims in the so-called “American Sniper” trial.

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Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

2/11/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

The White House confirmed on Tuesday that Kayla Mueller, the 26-year-old aid worker kidnapped by the Islamic State a year and a half ago is dead. The militant group reportedly sent the Mueller family a photo over the weekend, which once authenticated by intelligence officials, proved she was dead.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Local Headlines

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.