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Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

6/10/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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New York could become the first U.S. city. to require warning labels on high-salt dishes at chain restaurants, taking campaigns to cut down on salt into new territory, health officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The city’s Health Department will propose Wednesday that all chain restaurants add a salt-shaker-like symbol on menus next to products that contain more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium, about 1 teaspoon of salt. Public health advocates hailed the proposal as a pioneering step to tackle a major problem. Salt producers called it off-base.

firsttake

Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

6/10/15 Eggs and Issues First Take

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On this month’s “Eggs and Issues” edition of First Take, Prison break update,  more on the Budget, are Closed meetings now…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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New York State Police said they’re following hundreds of leads in an attempt to find two murderers who escaped from a maximum security prison. An industrial training supervisor at the prison has been interviewed and removed from her post. Police were spotted at the woman’s home which is about an hour from the prison. Police began their search near the manhole from which the two men emerged following their subterranean escape. A man who lives near it told ABC News he saw two men he thought were hoodlums carrying what he thought was a guitar case. He said he confronted the men, who told him they were going in the wrong direction. Then they took off running.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15 Adam Goode

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Now for the other side of the income tax bill veto – Democrat and house chairman of the tax committee Adam Goode joins Ken and Mike to discuss the Maine people’s choice on income tax reform in the state…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Among the Topics of discussion at this year’s G7 conference, which included the crisis in Ukraine, climate change and the Greek economy, global security threats were paramount. President Obama addressed this in a statement as he left the conference saying that the global leaders do not yet have a complete strategy in training Iraqi soldiers to get the job done. And lacking that, one can assume there’s no overall strategy yet for defeating ISIS altogether.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15 Ellie Espling

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Assistant Republican leader of New Gloucster discusses the recent veto of the Maine income tax referendum and the implications for Maine people’s choice and we also discuss the budget…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15 Trey Hardin

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ABC New’s political analyst Trey Hardin joins the show today to discuss presidential candidates…

firsttake

Tuesday, June 9, 201506/09/2015

6/9/15/ First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

On today’s First Take…NY prison break update – there is a witness, the Budget, House defeats income tax con amendment and the Governor vetoes bills…Eves to head charter school despite his opinion on them then LePage MaineCare lawsuit denied and Kidney transplant is a go!

morning-news-podcast

Monday, June 8, 201506/08/2015

6/8/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Two murderers who used power tools to escape from prison must have taken days to cut through steel walls and pipes and break through the bricks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as a $100,000 reward was posted for information leading to their capture. Authorities were investigating how the inmates obtained the power tools they used in the “Shawshank Redemption”-style breakout over the weekend. David Sweat, 34, was serving a sentence of life without parole for the 2002 killing of a sheriff’s deputy. Richard Matt, 48, had been sentenced to 25 years to life for kidnapping, killing and dismembering his former boss in 1997.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, June 8, 201506/08/2015

6/8/15 Steve Mistler

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Portland Press Herald’s own Statehouse Bureau-Chief, Steve Mistler joins Ken and Mike today to discuss the budget…

Local Headlines

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York County Sheriff Sues Over Pay Cut

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The York County sheriff is suing the county's commissioners, saying they illegally slashed his salary by more than $15,000.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

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A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands she owns has abandoned the effort because she did not get enough entries.

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Defendants Seek Dismissal of Bangor Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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The defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a Bangor man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun have asked a judge to dismiss the suit.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

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The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

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The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

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The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.