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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Kenneth Moton

The Baltimore mayor fired the troubled city’s police commissioner Wednesday, saying that a recent spike in homicide rates weeks after a black man died of injuries in police custody required a change in leadership. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake thanked Police Commissioner Anthony Batts for his service and announced that she was appointing Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis as interim commissioner, saying that the city needed a change, and deserved better. The firing comes 2 1/2 months after the city broke out into riots following the death of Freddie Gray, who died in April of injuries he received in police custody. Six police officers have been criminally charged in Gray’s death.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 On The Hunt

Every other Thursday, Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt joins Ken and Mike for this podcast. Today’s topics include the NYSE computer glitch and America’s cyber infrastructure…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

All trading on the New York Stock Exchange was halted for most of the day on Wednesday because of what the NYSE said was an “internal technical issue.” Technical issues were also blamed by officials at United Airlines citing a “network connectivity issue,” impacting 4,900 flights worldwide. Scott has the latest on what we know caused the problems, as well as some of the havoc and concerns caused during the course of the day.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

The law enforcement activity at the house of Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle has brought the problem of child pornography back into the spotlight. In fact, while that search appears to be linked to an arrest of his former associate Russell Taylor, there is also news that the FBI had seized a child porn website with nearly 215,000 users. The FBI maintained the site for 2 weeks, while investigating its users. In other news, Brad discusses the murder of a young woman in San Francisco, gunned down by an undocumented immigrant arrested several times and ordered deported, but because of miscommunication between agencies and current law, still in the country. And finally, heroin use on the rise, as it’s cheap and accessible. Brad on the main factors contributing to this status.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

The South Carolina House opened what could be its final debate over the Confederate flag Wednesday, deliberating a proposal that might remove the banner from the Capitol grounds before the end of the week. The House is under pressure to act after the state Senate passed its own measure, which is supported by Gov. Nikki Haley. But some Republicans proposed changes to the Senate bill that would preserve some kind of symbol in front of the Statehouse to honor their Southern ancestors

firsttake

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics include Computer glitches, LePage and his vetoes, the SC flag, Minimum wage in Portland, the Redskins trademark and Ariana Grande…

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 Eye On Politics

Every Wednesday, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fischer join Ken and Mike for this weekly podcast. Today’s topics in the world of politics include LePage, pocket Vetos and Bernie Sanders…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

Police gathered Tuesday outside the Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle. The FBI said it was investigating in the area where Jared Fogle lives. Their arrival comes two months after the director of Fogle’s foundation was arrested on federal child porn charges. Russell Taylor was charged with eight child porn counts. Fogle was not implicated. At the time he cut ties with Taylor and said he was shocked by the charges. An FBI spokeswoman morning confirmed that the agency was conducting a criminal investigation in the area, but she would not comment on the nature of the probe.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

Have you suffered the sting of being unfriended on Facebook? After you recover from the inevitable heartbreak, you may be curious if there is anyone else on your list who has unfriended you. In an age when the average friend list runs in the hundreds, this can be a daunting task. Now, a third-party app called “Who Deleted Me on Facebook” promises to keep track of your friend list and notify you when a connection deactivates their account or unfriends you. What you do to them after you get that information is up to you.

firsttake

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Greece’s economic woes, the SC flag, LePage pocket vetoes, Portland minimum wage then Hillary gives interview on CNN and Subway/Jared part ways…

Local Headlines

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University of Maine Pressed to Serve More Local Food

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A group of Maine food producers and organizations is pressing the University of Maine System to serve more locally grown food to students and staff.

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Planned Parenthood: No Tissue Donations in NNE

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Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.

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Maine Landlord Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Deadly Fire

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The owner of a Portland apartment house where six tenants died in a Nov. 1 fire has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.