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Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

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Jean Maginnis, the Founder & Executive Director of the Maine Center for Creativity joins to discuss creativity in the Maine economy!

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Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

3-4 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Julie give you their Wednesday First Take on the big topics of the day live from Eggs and Issues!

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Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

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Rep Bruce Poliquin joins from DC to discuss the Netanyahu speech and more!

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Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

3-3 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Matt give you their Tuesday First Take on the Netanyahu speech, the Saco council keeping the city administrator, legislation to end local legalized pot, and more!

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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It is quite the lesson in political science, but Congress has found itself in a bit of a pickle over the DHS funding bill. Closest to the heat is House Speaker John Boehner, who if he allows for a “clean” DHS funding bill to be put on the floor, may still not be able to get it passed, and would infuriate his conservative caucus to boot. But what are the options, as the entire issue is revisited this week? Steve explains the political forces at work in a complicatedly divided Capitol Hill. Steve can also talk about last week’s CPAC gathering, though there weren’t really any surprises.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

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A couple stories Tom is following this morning. First, in Moscow, tens of thousands of Russians marched Sunday to honor Boris Nemtsov, the opposition figure who was gunned down gangland style on Friday.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Lawmakers bought themselves a little time, exactly one week in fact, to figure out the DHS funding matter. However, the week’s session will get off to a lousy start, with Democrats claiming they have a deal that Speaker Boehner would put a clean funding bill on the floor, while Republicans say there is no such deal.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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February has ended, leaving new records for cold temperatures in the Northeast, and still other records for warmth out West. Then there are the snowfall records, most notably in Boston.

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Monday, March 2, 201503/02/2015

3/2/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

On this Monday’s First Take: Netanyahu comes to US and Obama’s threat to shoot down jets. Then LePage vs the EPA and news on Lyme Disease.

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Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 Podcast Ali Weinberg

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Funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out at the end of the day Friday. If no deal is reached, essential security personnel would still report to work, but there would be no money to pay them during the funding lapse… that’s the vast majority of the 243,000 agency employees. There may have been some developments in the Senate Thursday night, and Ali will have the latest for you this morning.

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Bill to Bar Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Advances in Maine

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A Maine legislative committee has endorsed a bill that would prohibit the shackling of pregnant inmates.

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WGAN Maine Minute 4/24

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Hear WGAN's Maine Minute, with what you need to know today in Maine.

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Effort to Repeal Clean Election Law Faces Opposition

GENERIC VOTING

A proposal to ask voters whether they want to repeal Maine's Clean Election law has received a cool response from a legislative committee.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

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A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

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Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.