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Thursday, August 6, 201508/06/2015

8/6/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

There was a lot of jockeying for position leading up to game day, but the rosters are set for the big GOP presidential debate in Cleveland on Thursday night. As you know by now, not all 17 candidates will be on at the same time. There’ll be an early pre-game show with the lower tier candidates and then the main event, headlined by Donald Trump, of course. Going into the debate, what do candidates hope to/need to accomplish coming out of the debate. What are voters hoping to see? Aaron is there with a preview.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, August 6, 201508/06/2015

8/6/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

On the heels of the Netflix, Microsoft today announced changes to their employee benefits package, including a change in parental leave. As of November 1, 2015, parental leave will expand to 12 weeks, paid at 100 percent, for all mothers and fathers of new children. For birth mothers, this is in addition to the eight weeks of maternity disability leave they currently receive, paid at 100 percent, enabling them to now take a total of 20 weeks of fully paid leave if they choose.

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Thursday, August 6, 201508/06/2015

8/6/15 First Take

Dennis is in for Ken this morning while he’s at his class reunion. This morning’s topics include Debate night for the GOP Presidential candidates, Fatal hit and run in York/fatal accident involving young teen driver in Harpswell., LePage calls for heroin summit, Guy getting into cars in Portland on Forest Ave and Riverside, Brady emails/Deflategate and Hills’ emails

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

The first GOP primary debate will take place Thursday night and ABC News Radio will have full coverage. But before then Aaron Katersky, who will be in Cleveland on Thursday and Brad Mielke, whose been with the candidates in NH, will be available to answer your listeners’ questions in the hours leading up to the first of what is promising to be a busy and very colorful debate season.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Eye on Politics

Focusing on the upcoming national debate for the GoP candidacy, Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike this morning and every Wednesday after the 8 AM news…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

If Vice President Joe Biden were to announce his run for the presidency tomorrow, he would be doing so with little or no support from his own party. Many Senate Democrats have already openly declared their support of Hillary Clinton, and some, when asked, sang the vice president’s praises without actually saying they would endorse his run.

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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take, the Republican debate field set, Collins criticized for PP vote; Jeb and Hillary trade tweets, FBI to investigate Hillary emails, NOM has another legal set back then Dems to rename Jefferson-Jackson dinner and Bat boy accident leads to ban…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Bruce Johnston

Singer, Songwriter and Producer for the classic Surf-Rock band The Beach Boys, Bruce Johnston joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the upcoming concert on the Maine State Pier on August 13th…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

In an emotional appearance at a press conference yesterday, comedian Amy Schumer spoke of the two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, “Trainwreck,” and asked lawmakers to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. The legislation would try to improve a flawed background check system by creating monetary incentives for states that submit a robust amount of information to the federal database used to block sales to people with criminal records or a history of serious mental illness. And in the Senate, the procedural vote to defund Planned Parenthood…failed
The bill to defund Planned Parenthood. would have moved forward the effort to strip the women’s health services non profit of 500 million in federal funding.
GOP leaders…upset over recent covert videos apparently showing planned parenthood employees discussing the illegal sale of fetal tissue.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

A big night in New Hampshire, as 14 GOP candidates squared off in a candidate forum. This was their final chance to make an impression before Fox announces who will participate in its Thursday debate. Brad Mielke was there; he’ll tell you what happened, and how the campaigns are spinning the candidates’ performances.

Local Headlines

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Maine Construction Company Owner Must Pay $405K in Fines

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The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is ordering the owner of Maine construction companies to pay $405,000 for violating federal occupational safety standards.

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Sen. Collins to Announce Vote on Iran Deal After Labor Day

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Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is the lone GOP senator yet to say how she's going to vote on the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the U.S. and other countrie

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Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Waterville Accident

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Police say a motorcyclist was critically injured after a crash involving two sport utility vehicles in Kennebec County.

National Headlines

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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.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

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President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

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A decade after Katrina, Bourbon Street is rocking again

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When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Aug. 28

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