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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The New England Patriots and their star quarterback fired back at the NFL Wednesday after the league denied Tom Brady’s deflate-gate appeal. Tom Brady said he did nothing wrong and said it was “disappointing” his four-game suspension was upheld. For his part, Patriots owner Robert Kraft used stronger language saying the decision was “unfathomable”; that he thought accepting the million dollar fine and draft pick forfeitures imposed on the team over deflated footballs would make it easier for the commissioner to ease Brady’s punishment but Kraft said he was wrong to put his faith in the league. The player’s union said it would attempt now to get the suspension overturned in court.

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

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FBI arrests for attempting to provide support to ISIS seem to be an everyday occurrence lately. Part of this frequency appears to be attributed to a change in strategy by authorities. The FBI is now apprehending people suspected of being Islamic State sympathizers soon after they hit the government’s radar, rather than observing first. This, in response to recent efforts by ISIS to inspire Americans to commit violence. Brad discusses this strategic shift. Also, the shootings in Charleston and Lafayette, brings attention to problems inherent in the firearms background check system. And finally, police officer charged with murder in Cincinnati, done in by his own body-cam. Brad on whether the push is on for departments around the country to add dash and body-cams, and whether it will also put new scrutiny on campus police departments.

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 Capital Insights

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Every other Thursday morning we have former 2-term Maine Governor John Baldacci on the show to discuss various topics floating in Maine’s political storm. Today, John follows up LePage’s in-studio interview with Ken and Matt Gagnon…

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 Podcast Gov. Paul LePage

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LePage is in the studio this morning with Ken and Matt Gagnon. On this special podcast, Ken and Matt question the Governor about his staff’s actions during the formation of the budget, the “Pocket-Vetos” and the raises given to the Commissioners in the Legislature and his involvement in Charter Schools in Maine…

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 First Take

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Ken and Matt Gagnon kick off today’s show with the Malasian airplane…found? Did LePage know about the budget talks?, Tom Brady, Cincinnati cop charged with murder then Trump accused of not liking breastfeeding mothers and Joe Baldacci running for congress…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

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There was an uproar Tuesday over the news that a beloved African mascot was killed by American tourist on safari. A Minnesota dentist is accused of killing a famed lion in Zimbabwe on or near protected grounds. Officials in Zimbabwe say Cecil the lion, the 13-year-old lion known to be friendly with human tourists, was illegally lured off the nature preserve, was hunted then beheaded and skinned. The dentist claims he followed all the rules, and is sorry about what happened. Thing is, he’s been fined before, previously for shooting an elephant two years ago.

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 Eye On Politics

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Jeremy Fischer joins Ken and Matt this Wednesday morning for our weekly segment – Eye on Politics. Today’s topics include the Governor and “Veto-gate”…

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 Podcast Karen Travers

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Secretary of State John Kerry, along with other members of the Obama administration, pitched the administration’s controversial nuclear deal with Iran before a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it would ease crippling sanctions forever in exchange for temporary concessions on weapons development. Republicans and Democrats alike expressed concerns about the deal. Secretary Kerry, for his part, reiterated that the idea of a better deal was akin to “a unicorn fantasies”

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Even pro football quarterbacks married to supermodels can have bad days. Case in point: the news yesterday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the four-game suspension imposed on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over deflate-gate. In denying Brady’s appeal of the suspension, Goodell stated that the fact that Brady destroyed his cell phone after he was well aware the league wanted to look at it, that convinced him the star quarterback had something to hide. The commissioner also said he found Brady’s denial of involvement in the scheme to deflate the footballs not credible. Now the league awaits response from Brady and the players union, but it appears the Patriots will be without Brady until October. And what this does for his legacy remains to be seen.

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, even as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to compete in a world where people increasingly rely on Apple and Android products. 1.5 billion devices currently use the Windows OS. The key is, that in a major shift in strategy, Microsoft is giving the update away for free for those that already have Windows. It gives you an idea how crucial the company feels keeping customers vested in the Windows OS is. Still, the PC market is hurting.. critics say Windows 8 may have in fact sped up its demise… and Microsoft is hoping Windows 10 will be a hit on smaller, mobile devices as well.

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New Campground Opens at Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Federal officials and conservationists celebrated the opening of a new campground at Acadia National Park.

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4 Groups Apply for Last 3 Charter School Slots in Maine

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Four groups have applied for the last three charter school slots in Maine.

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Police: Facebook Page Threatens to Post Nude Photos of Girls

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A Maine police department is trying to get Facebook to take down a page that's threatening to post nude photos of underage girls, including students at Messalonskee High School.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Nearly a quarter of Americans call their jobs ‘meaningless’

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A new poll shows 24 percent of Americans say their jobs do not make a meaningful contribution to the world.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

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At 44-years-old, Kim Davis has been divorced three times and had two children out of wedlock.