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firsttake

Friday, May 8, 201505/08/2015

5/8/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

On this month’s Eggs n’ Issues edition of first take… The Great Britain elections, Tom Brady’s damage control, Skowhegan native Americans, Texas gunman on a watch list then Maine senators say revamp the Patriot Act and a possible Minimum wage of 9.50.

special-reports-podcasts

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 Podcast Robert Witkowski

In Podcasts

Author of the book 100 Things to Do in Portland, Maine Before You Die, Robert Witkowski joins Ken and Mike in the studio to discuss a few of the highlights of the book and what’s so special about Portland?

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 Capital Insights

In Podcasts

Every other Thursday, John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike on the WGAN morning news. Of course, today’s podcast “kicks off” with Deglate-Gate…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 Podcast Dennis Bailey

In Podcasts

Dennis Bailey of Saavy Inc. joins Ken and Mike from a remote location to discuss Tom Brady, Deflate-Gate and “Damage Control”…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

In Podcasts

An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was “at least generally aware” of the rules violations. The NFL began investigating what’s now known as “Deflategate” after the Patriots defeated the Colts 45-7 on January 18. The Colts complained that several footballs were under-inflated and the NFL confirmed that 11 of the 12 footballs were under the limit. And now speculation concerns what penalties will be meted out, particularly in regards to Brady.

firsttake

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

5/7/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Today’s First Take topics include the revival of Deflate-Gate, Anti death penalty nun may be allowed to testify at Tsarnaev trial, the State is to pay charter school tuitions, theres a Proposal to raise starting teacher’s pay, then the Maine House fixes $38mil mistake, and the lost Kayakers were found…

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, May 6, 201505/06/2015

5/6/15 Eye On Politics

In Podcasts

Jeremy Fisher joins Ken and Mike today on our weekly analysis for what is new in the world of Politics in Maine. This week’s topic includes the Legislature’s budget and income taxes.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, May 6, 201505/06/2015

5/6/15 Mary Bruce

In Podcasts

Senate Republican leaders are moving to advance a bill to let Congress review any Iran nuclear deal without allowing votes on amendments offered by two of their party’s presidential contenders, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Tuesday that the Senate would move forward on the Iran bill “very quickly.” Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said a vote to end debate was tentatively planned for Thursday. A vote on final passage could come later that day.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, May 6, 201505/06/2015

5/6/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

In Podcasts

Federal investigators are working to determine whether two men who were killed after pulling guns at an art exhibit in suburban Dallas on Sunday had any connection to terrorist organizations. Islamic State (ISIS) has labeled the men “soldiers of the caliphate” after their foiled attempt to attack an event featuring caricatures of the prophet Mohammed. Meanwhile, a man was assaulted as he walked out of a mosque in a neighboring suburb. Police are investigating to determine whether or not the attack was a hate crime.

firsttake

Wednesday, May 6, 201505/06/2015

5/6/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Today’s First Take topics include a shooting in Texas…was it ISIS? Then Baltimore – apparently “rough rides” in police vans are common, Voter ID bill shot down then, Republicans focus on constitutional amendment on income tax, School hours change and Huckabee is now in the presidential race…

Local Headlines

in Local

Plan to Build New England’s Largest Wind Farm Moving Forward

GENERIC WIND FARM

A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in northern Maine that would be the largest of its kind in New England.

in Local

Maine’s Proposed Sea Urchin Card System Up for Thursday Tote

GENERIC SEA URCHIN

A key Maine panel is scheduled to vote this week on a plan to track the state's sea urchin fishery with swipe cards.

in Local

Maine Gas Prices Fall 4 Cents in Past Week

GENERIC GAS PUMP

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas prices in Maine have fallen 4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average…

National Headlines

in National, Sports

U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

olympics

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

chrysler

The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Gas prices down slightly

gasprices

The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.

in Entertainment, National

After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

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Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.