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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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A groundbreaking study suggests a new way to prevent peanut allergies, rising in children in the United States. Rather than avoiding exposure to peanuts during the early years, in this study, researchers randomly assigned children either to have peanuts during the first year of life or to hold off on giving peanuts until children were five years of age and what they found was by starting peanut exposure between four months and 11 months, it reduced the rate of peanut of allergy by 80 percent, dramatic results.

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Devin Dwyer

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Republican leaders are expected to send legislation authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to President Obama for signature on Tuesday. The President, however, has promised to promptly veto it. And it looks to be the beginning of a potential string of legislation for which the president will take out his veto pen.

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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ABC news political analyst, Trey Hardin joins the guys today to talk internet neutrality. What’s at stake and what can we expect to see in this bill?

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 First Take

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First on the list, Net Neutrality. 3 days before the vote on net neutrality, the FCC is being called to release the net neutrality bill to the public. There has been dangerously large hunks of ice falling around Portland, and have Peanut allergies been thwarted by exposing children at a young enough age?

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Ajit Pai

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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, one of five commissioners, and one of two Republicans on the panel, has major problems with the new rules on net neutrality that the FCC is posed to approve next Thursday. Not the least being while the FCC is an independent commission, he feels these new rules come from the White House, with the three Dems on the panel poised to approve it, including Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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Portland Press Herlad Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler gets on the show this Monday to talk about the recent legislation over talking on cellphones while driving.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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On Monday, court will open with closing arguments in the so-called “American Sniper” trial in Texas. Then the judge will instruct the jury, either find Eddie Ray Routh “guilty,” in which case he gets life in prison, or find him “not guilty by reason of insanity,” in which case he gets locked away in a mental institution. The jury will get the case at some point Monday.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

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It’s Hollywood’s biggest night, and our Jason Nathanson will be on hand taking in all the action, including backstage comments and discussions not on cameral. Jason will also break down the surprises, upsets, and highlights of the night, live from Hollywood.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Minnesota’s Mall of America has heightened security in the wake of a video threatening a terror attack there, apparently released by a Somali militant group with ties to al-Qaeda. Asked about the video, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson sounded a tad less than reassuring, saying shoppers there should be “particularly careful,”

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

To kick of this week, Ken and Mike talk about Terror groups threatening to attack the Mall of Americe, the Fairpoint strikes have appeared to reach a conclusion and LePage cracks down on government computers being used for porn…

Local Headlines

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Another Marijuana Legalization Effort For Maine

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Another effort is underway to get marijuana legalization on the ballot in maine.

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Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

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Officials say Maine's unemployment rate ticked down to 5 percent last month.

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Fire Extinguished at Maine Elementary School

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Fire departments quickly put out a fire in the gym of an elementary school in a small Maine town.

National Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.