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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Ajit Pai

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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, one of five commissioners, and one of two Republicans on the panel, has major problems with the new rules on net neutrality that the FCC is posed to approve next Thursday. Not the least being while the FCC is an independent commission, he feels these new rules come from the White House, with the three Dems on the panel poised to approve it, including Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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Portland Press Herlad Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler gets on the show this Monday to talk about the recent legislation over talking on cellphones while driving.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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On Monday, court will open with closing arguments in the so-called “American Sniper” trial in Texas. Then the judge will instruct the jury, either find Eddie Ray Routh “guilty,” in which case he gets life in prison, or find him “not guilty by reason of insanity,” in which case he gets locked away in a mental institution. The jury will get the case at some point Monday.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

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It’s Hollywood’s biggest night, and our Jason Nathanson will be on hand taking in all the action, including backstage comments and discussions not on cameral. Jason will also break down the surprises, upsets, and highlights of the night, live from Hollywood.

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Minnesota’s Mall of America has heightened security in the wake of a video threatening a terror attack there, apparently released by a Somali militant group with ties to al-Qaeda. Asked about the video, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson sounded a tad less than reassuring, saying shoppers there should be “particularly careful,”

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 First Take

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To kick of this week, Ken and Mike talk about Terror groups threatening to attack the Mall of Americe, the Fairpoint strikes have appeared to reach a conclusion and LePage cracks down on government computers being used for porn…

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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On Thursday, President Obama addressed the gathering of foreign ministers from over 60 countries to wrap up the three-day Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. Attorney General Eric Holder also made some comments later, regarding similarities in recruitment methods of gangs to terror cells.

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Matt Schlobohm

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Matt Schlobohm from the ME AFL CIO joins Ken and Mike today to talk about the recent pay raises at Wal-Mart.

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 Podcast Senator Roger Katz

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14 states including the Distritc of Columbia have recently made talking on cellphones illegal while driving, and Maine might be next. Senator Roger Katz joins the show today to discuss recent legislation and how it could impact Maine and who may be eligible for “exemptions”.

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 First Take

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Thank Buddha it’s Friday! On today’s show, the guys go over the Fairpoint settlement news, but will it result in better service? Then, parking bans in Portland have effected local business. Later, the Sniper trial’s defense rests…

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Police: 21-Year-Old Woman Dies in Northern Maine Crash

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Police in Maine say a 21-year-old woman died after losing control of her vehicle while driving in a small town near the state's border with Canada.

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Legislature OKs Cold Case Unit, But It Still Awaits Funding

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Maine lawmakers have again approved a bill to create a special state unit dedicated to investigating unsolved homicides, but the measure still needs to be funded.

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Maine Minute 5/27

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Hear the WGAN Maine Minute for Wednesday, May 27th.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

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Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

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Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

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The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

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From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.