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Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

7/24/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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He came to Laredo, TX, to talk immigration policy and border control. He talked about his leading the polls,that he expects to win the Latino vote, and how Telemundo takes his answers out of context to make him look bad. Jim Ryan was on hand, and reports on how it all went down on Thursday.

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Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

7/24/15 First Take

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Topics to close out this fine week include theTheater shooting, Sandra Bland, State workers will want raises, Fredette raises money to defend governor veto case, Marcy’s Diner and Kendrick slanders…

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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New York became the first state Wednesday to authorize a minimum wage hike for tens of thousands of fast food workers. Fast food workers paid $8.75 an hour now would make $15 an hour by 2018. The minimum wage hike would apply only to fast food workers and the franchise owners say it’s unfair. But the state says it’s tired of subsidizing billion dollar corporations who aren’t paying their workers enough.

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 Podcast On the Hunt

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Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt joins the guys every other Thursday to discuss hot military and political topics. This week’s topic for discussion include Donald Trump and illegal immigration…

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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The so-called 11th Commandment, one much espoused by Ronald Reagan, reads “Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” Of course, as is clearly evident, Donald Trump never followed that particular part of political scripture. And now that particular doctrine is slowly being abandoned by others in the GOP field of 2016, as they respond to, well, Donald Trump. Rick Perry calling Trump a cancer on conservatism. Lindsey Graham calling him a car wreck that could ruin the party. For now, Trump appears to relish the criticism. Politicos wonder if and when additional candidates will join the scrum.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 Podcast Jim ryan

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It’s official. Donald Trump is heading to the Mexican-American border Thursday, where in Laredo he will address not only the media, but a meeting where the local law enforcement community there has been invited. Who otherwise intends to be part of the welcoming committee, remains to be seen. But one suspects Trump will have plenty to say. Jim will be on hand to preview the visit, and discuss the tsunami of attention Trump’s comments have brought to the immigration issue.

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 First Take

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On today’s FIrst Take…Sandra Bland, Donald Trump, Anthony Lord, Marcy’s Diner, thenLePage gives raises and Pot Fest unlikely to take place…

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

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A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned some of the most sensational convictions that sent former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich off to a lengthy stint in prison, ruling prosecutors did not prove the Democrat broke the law as he appeared to try to auction off an appointment to President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat. However, 5 convictions vacated, 13 still stand, disappointing his lawyers. He is currently serving a 14-year sentence, and prosecutors believe its 50-50 whether the ruling decreases that sentence.

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 Eye on Politics

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On today’s weekly Eye on Politics segment, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fischer join Mike this morning and kick off today’s podcast discussing Matt and Jeremy’s…parenting experience? But we’re really talking about LePage’s disputed vetos this morning…

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich became the 16th GOP candidate for president, laying out his platform for the campaign, and why he would be the best man for the job. That announcement however, was quickly overshadowed by Donald Trump, who was at his own event in South Carolina. And just one day after Sen. Lindsey Graham called Donald Trump a “jack***,” Trump retaliated by reading Lindsey Graham’s cell phone number from the microphone during a speech from the Senator’s home state. Trump also called Graham an “idiot” and a “lightweight,” adding that he “doesn’t seem like a very bright guy.” And President Obama did finally comment on the Trump candidacy, during a taped appearance on the Jon Stewart show.

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Cops: Intruder Shot by Maine Resident Faces Burglary Charges

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Police in Maine say an intruder has been shot by a home owner during a break-in and is facing burglary charges.

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Maine Charter Schools in High Demand as School Year Starts

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Charter schools in Maine are in high demand as the school year gets underway.

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Maine Group Done Collecting Submissions For New Bay Advocate

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An environmental organization is done collecting applications for a new baykeeper to advocate for Casco Bay in Maine.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

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Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.