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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Rich Cebra

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Former chair in the transportation committee, Rich Cebra joins Mike today to discuss the new proposal for legislation regarding new and inexperienced drivers.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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The recently-elected President of Afghanistan visited the White House on Tuesday, and President Obama was waiting to grant him his request for a delay in the scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from his war-torn nation. President Ashraf Ghani and other officials from Afghanistan’s new “unity government” also met with Obama as part of an effort to improve U.S.-Afghan relations that deteriorated under predecessor Hamid Karzai.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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A Germanwings jet carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf slammed into a remote section of the French Alps on Tuesday, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered pulverized debris across a rocky mountain and down its steep ravines. The pilots sent out no distress call and had lost radio contact with their control center, France’s aviation authority said, deepening the mystery over the A320’s mid-flight crash after a surprise 8-minute descent. Former NTSB director Tom Hauter gives his insights based on what evidence has been gathered thus far.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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With Sen. Ted Cruz becoming the first person to formalize a 2016 presidential bid, other potential candidates are quickly working to line up political supporters and financial donors. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has enlisted some high-powered support in his as-yet-hypothetical bid for the White House. Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, rarely seen at public events these days, are the guests of honor at a Texas-sized fundraiser for the ex-president’s brother tonight in Dallas. ABC’s Jim Ryan reports.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take, Mike is flying solo. Today’s topics include The German Plane Crash in the Alps mountains, LePage fires national guard Chief of two years yesterday, PETA has allegedly lied about why the Portland SeaDogs have discontinued serving Linda Bean’s Lobster and big concert announcements at the Bangor Waterfront this Summer!

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Following a day at Camp David, Afghanistan President Hasraf Ghani will find himself at the White House on Tuesday, where reports indicate there will be agreement to slow down the withdrawal of those U.S. troops still in his country. Ghani is apparently concerned that ISIS is organizing inside of Afghanistan as well, and in fact looking to negotiate peace with the Taliban. President Obama and Ghani will hold a midday press conference. And Monday of course saw the announcement by Sen. Ted Cruz. Mary can recap some of the highlights of what the presidential candidate had to say on Day One of his campaign.

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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Its Tuesday, ABC political analyst Trey Hardin joins Ken and Mike today to talk about possible running candidates such as Ted Cruz for the next presidential election…

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Matt Schlobohm

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Executive Director of Maine AFL-CIO, a state federation of 160+ unions across Maine representing 42,000+ members and retired workers – Matt Schlobohm joins Ken and Mike today to talk about minimum wage increases in Maine.

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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It will take a little over 19 months before a winner is declared, but the 2016 Presidential Race will officially begin on Monday morning, when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz takes to Liberty University to announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination. Now within a couple weeks, he’ll have some company, and by the end of April, he will probably have a lot of company, but for now, he’s the only one who has declared, and Steve can discuss the viability of the fiery senator’s candidacy. Also, Steve can discuss the Obama-Netanyahu relationship, and the matter of Israel moving forward, after last week’s election.

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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.

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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.