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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Eye on Politics

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Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join the show today for the weekly Eye on Politics analysis. Today’s main topics include Democratic election nominees and the state of the Baltimore riots.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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During a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Obama talked about the situation in Baltimore, showing no sympathy for the rioters, saying those who stole from businesses and burned buildings should be treated as criminals. He also mentioned how there appears to be too many instances where police officers interacting with individuals, mainly African-American and often poor, “in ways that raise troubling questions.” The new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, is also reportedly looking at the Baltimore situation. Last night, the president hosted a State Dinner with the Japanese prime minister, who addresses Congress Wednesday.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The curfew was back in effect for Tuesday night. Another Orioles baseball game was postponed, and they’ll play Wednesday’s game in an empty stadium before the team heads to play their weekend home games at a ballpark in Florida. While at the time of this email things were calm, clearly the city is restless, and worried that more violence could break out at any time. Jim is in Baltimore, and will fill you in on how things went during the overnight, and how they appear Wednesday morning.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 Podcast Diana Nelson

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Diana Nelson joins Ken and Mike in the studio today to help promote the company Industrium which recently joined a…

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

4/29/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take. The latest on the Baltimore riots, Supreme Court splits on gay marriage, LePage won’t sell bonds and Legilsation introduced to force him, Paul Emery in Westbrook says he wouldn’t mind LePage meeting his maker then Dentist John Willis accused of discriminating…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Devin Dwyer

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Bid day for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who meets with President Obama on Tuesday before a State Dinner Tuesday night, followed by a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Japan’s economy has had some problems of late, and much of the discussion will concern that, plus a possible thawing in relations between Japan and China, the two largest economies in that region. Japan and the U.S. also announced Monday a bolstering of their strategic alliance, both militarily as well as into space and cyberspace.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Aaron Katersky

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In an effort to spare his life, lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar are trying to show that his older brother, Tamerlan, was more radicalized, and more responsible for the attack. At the penalty phase of his trial Monday, they called a Muslim clergyman who testified that Tamerlan had become very angry during a service when the clergyman compared Martin Luther King to the Prophet Muhammad, calling the clergyman a hypocrite during the service. They proceeded to detail other incidents where Tamerlan displayed similar manic behavior.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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ABC News’s Political Analyst Trey Hardin joins the guys this morning for his weekly segment to discuss the arguments presented to the Supreme Court for Federally sanctioned Gay Marriage and Hillary’s strategies in the upcoming election…

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. Seven officers were hurt, some with broken bones, and one was unresponsive. And this was all before sundown. The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order. The Baltimore Orioles cancelled their baseball game. Downtown was essentially shut down for the night. Whether things settle down is anybody’s guess, but Mary Bruce is there and will tell you.

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Tuesday, April 28, 201504/28/2015

4/28/15 First Take

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Topics in the world today…Riots in Baltimore have escalated, The Nepal earthquake, Tsarnaev Boston bombing punishment trial continues, then the Supreme Court to hear arguments on gay marriage and Portland city council bans e cigarettes…

Local Headlines

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University of Maine Pressed to Serve More Local Food

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A group of Maine food producers and organizations is pressing the University of Maine System to serve more locally grown food to students and staff.

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Planned Parenthood: No Tissue Donations in NNE

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Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.

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Maine Landlord Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Deadly Fire

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The owner of a Portland apartment house where six tenants died in a Nov. 1 fire has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.