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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

During a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Obama talked about the situation in Baltimore, showing no sympathy for the rioters, saying those who stole from businesses and burned buildings should be treated as criminals. He also mentioned how there appears to be too many instances where police officers interacting with individuals, mainly African-American and often poor, “in ways that raise troubling questions.” The new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, is also reportedly looking at the Baltimore situation. Last night, the president hosted a State Dinner with the Japanese prime minister, who addresses Congress Wednesday.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The curfew was back in effect for Tuesday night. Another Orioles baseball game was postponed, and they’ll play Wednesday’s game in an empty stadium before the team heads to play their weekend home games at a ballpark in Florida. While at the time of this email things were calm, clearly the city is restless, and worried that more violence could break out at any time. Jim is in Baltimore, and will fill you in on how things went during the overnight, and how they appear Wednesday morning.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Diana Nelson

Diana Nelson joins Ken and Mike in the studio today to help promote the company Industrium which recently joined a…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Devin Dwyer

Bid day for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who meets with President Obama on Tuesday before a State Dinner Tuesday night, followed by a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Japan’s economy has had some problems of late, and much of the discussion will concern that, plus a possible thawing in relations between Japan and China, the two largest economies in that region. Japan and the U.S. also announced Monday a bolstering of their strategic alliance, both militarily as well as into space and cyberspace.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Aaron Katersky

In an effort to spare his life, lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar are trying to show that his older brother, Tamerlan, was more radicalized, and more responsible for the attack. At the penalty phase of his trial Monday, they called a Muslim clergyman who testified that Tamerlan had become very angry during a service when the clergyman compared Martin Luther King to the Prophet Muhammad, calling the clergyman a hypocrite during the service. They proceeded to detail other incidents where Tamerlan displayed similar manic behavior.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

ABC News’s Political Analyst Trey Hardin joins the guys this morning for his weekly segment to discuss the arguments presented to the Supreme Court for Federally sanctioned Gay Marriage and Hillary’s strategies in the upcoming election…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. Seven officers were hurt, some with broken bones, and one was unresponsive. And this was all before sundown. The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order. The Baltimore Orioles cancelled their baseball game. Downtown was essentially shut down for the night. Whether things settle down is anybody’s guess, but Mary Bruce is there and will tell you.

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Monday, April 27, 201504/27/2015

4/27/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

Saturday night was the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and as usual President Obama had a staff of writers giving him several zingers to lob at a multitude of targets. Of course reaction from the drone strike that killed two hostages continues to reverberate, with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain calling on control of the program be taken away from the CIA and given to the Pentagon, which would also make it more easily transparent, something many others have called for. The White House as expressed opposition to such a move.

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Monday, April 27, 201504/27/2015

4/27/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

A book coming out very soon called “Clinton Cash” has raised some questions regarding foreign donations made to the Clinton Foundation, and business being conducted by the State Department during the time Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. Some of the revelations, following further investigation by others, have spawned additional questions. Of course the Clinton campaign has called it all a witch hunt, though the head of the Foundation over the weekend admitted it needs to be more transparent as to where its funds are coming from, and promised to start being so. In any case, Steve discusses what he makes out of the matter at this point, and whether there are any storm clouds forming that Clinton should be concerned about.

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Monday, April 27, 201504/27/2015

4/27/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

It’s Monday, Portland Press Herald’s own Steve Mistler joins the guys this morning to talk about Augusta and the talk of tax shifts, whether or nor they are truly cuts or a re balancing of taxes is the question for this budget, also gambling is back on the table for discussion in Maine…

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$9M for Projects to Mitigate Climate Change Threats

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities…

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Maine Docs to Provide More Than 13,000 State Park Passes

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine primary care physicians are giving out more than 13,000 free Maine State Park Passes starting…

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Crackdown on Seat Belt Law Underway in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Law enforcement officials are cracking down on seat belt scofflaws in Maine. More than 50 law…

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

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The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Republicans looking for a few good ‘losers’ in 2016

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As the next presidential election cycle begins the goal isn't necessarily to win every race, but to improve the performance of the Republican ticket overall.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.