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Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

6/10/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Speaking Tuesday at the Catholic Hospital Association’s annual conference in Washington DC, President Obama renewed his argument that the Affordable Care Act was here to stay, and if anybody tries to tear it down, the consequences will not be well received by those millions already benefitting from the program. In a sense, the president is daring the Supreme Court, and ostensibly Congressional Republicans (who could fix things legislatively), to overturn the key provision in their ruling later this month. The White House has already indicated there is no contingency plan should the provision regarding state exchanges be struck down.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

6/10/15 Lynn Tillotson

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Keynote speaker at Eggs and Issues, Lynn Tillotson – the President and CEO of the Visitors Bureau of Greater Portland talks with Ken and Mike at the Holiday Inn by the Bay to discuss the importance of tourism to our local economy.

morning-news-podcast

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!

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American Folk Festival Underway in Bangor

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The American Folk Festival is underway in Bangor with acts ranging from cowboy music and blue grass to Latin jazz and zydeco.

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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Maine Studying Plan to Transplant Sea Urchins for Fishing

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Maine fishing regulators want to close an area to sea urchin fishing so they can evaluate a plan to transplant the spiny creatures.

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Making headlines this week

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

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.