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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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Portland Press Herald Statehouse Bureau Chief, Steve Mistler joins Mike and Dennis to talk about the recent LePage and Stephen King knock-out match.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday urged “vigilance” after a group claiming to be Islamic State hackers published what they said were the names and addresses of 100 military personnel and urged supporters to kill them. The warning came after a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division posted information about members of the air force, army and navy, including photos and ranks, on the Internet, according to monitoring group SITE Intelligence. The military has contacted all those on the list.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani comes to Washington, to spend a day getting briefed by top military brass at Camp David Monday, then to the White House Tuesday for a discussion with President Obama. He’s been in office six months, and is on the cusp of getting Taliban insurgents to enter peace talks, and much of U.S. relations with Kabul have improved. Also, in an interview over the weekend, President Obama reiterated his thoughts regarding the Israel elections and PM Netanyahu. Sunday, Sen. John McCain said the president should just get over it.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Richard Davies

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After just one week, Starbucks employees will stop writing “Race Together” on your coffee cups. CEO Howard Schultz ended the effort Sunday, after days of pushback against the company’s initiative to start a conversation about race within its more than 20,000 stores. The message was meant to be “just the catalyst” for a broad conversation about race, but it quickly turned to a conversation about Starbucks. Richard discusses the campaign, and if any corporate lessons can be gleaned from how it turned out.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The machete-wielding man who attacked officers at a security checkpoint at the New Orleans Airport on Friday night and was shot, is dead, and chances of finding what may have been his motive for the attack, may have died with him. A bag he was carrying carried various Molotov cocktails, and his car had smoke bombs in the trunk.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 First Take

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On Today’s first take, Mike and Dennis talk about Ted Cruz announcing his run for the presidency, Stephen King knocks out LePage, Starbucks baristas will stop enforcing racially charged conversation at the register and the NCAA tourney brackets.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Buckets Blakes

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Buckets Blakes from the Harlem Globetrotters joins the show today to talk with Ken and Mike about the upcoming Globetrotters appearance in Portland this Sunday and a brief history of the Globetrotters.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Gene Libby

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Ken and Mike have Gene Libby on today’s show to talk about this year’s annual “Mary’s Walk”. Started by Gene, the walk is in memory of his wife Mary who died of cancer in 1997. It began in March of 1999 and the walk is now in its 17th year and supports the Maine Cancer Research Foundation. The walk is on March 29th in Saco and more details are at www.maryswalk.org

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Howie Carr

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Talking about Donald Trump and the Boston bombing trial, Howie Carr joins Ken and Mike on the show today to weight in.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 Podcast Stavros Mendros

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Former State Rep. Stavros Mendros representing US Term Limits on John Martin’s bill to repeal them in Me joins Ken and Mike today on the show.

Local Headlines

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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.

National Headlines

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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.