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Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Chris Busby

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Talking about the  Largay case, Chris Busby joins Mike and Barry this morning!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Jon Jennings

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City Manager Jon Jennings joins Mike and Barry to talk about Portland’s new Fire Chief!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

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Bruce Poliquin joins Mike and Barry to discuss recent Legislation…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The GOP debate in Iowa will be in the books, sans Trump we assume, though with last minute developments you never know. The highlights of the evening, from the debate and perhaps from outside the debate. Plus analysis of whether there is potentially any resulting movement on the meter as we head into the final weekend before the Iowa caucus.

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Friday, January 29, 201601/29/2016

1/29/16 First Take

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Mike and Barry Hobbins close out your week with the Iowa GOP Debate, Trump holds vets fundraiser during debate, ME Republican ballot initiatives on taxes may have to wait til 2017, ME Chief Justice Leigh Saufley reappointed to a 3rd term by LePage, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kanther dead at 74 and Mt. Blue High student expelled for giving away pot brownies on school grounds…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Podcast Brad Garrett

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Brad discusses a couple issues that are front and center this week.  First you have the ongoing situation in the hinterlands of Oregon.  Authorities finally made a move on Tuesday, though it resulted in one death.  And now they are trying to end the stand-off once and for all.  The initial hands-off strategy had its detractors, and now it appears to be evolving.  Brad gives his take on how things are being handled, and why things are being handled as they are.  Also, Brad’s take on the Congressional task force recommending that mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders be reserved for “drug kingpins,” , and calling on prisons to encourage inmates to participate in programs and treatments proven to lower recidivism by offering them time off their sentences.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Capital Insights

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Former 2 Term Governor John Baldacci joins the show every other Thursday morning after the 8AM news!

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Podcast Andrea Maker

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Andrea Maker of FocusMaine joins Mike and Barry this morning to talk about FocusMaine’s mission!

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Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Podcast Alex Stone

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A day after the leaders of an armed anti-government group were arrested, authorities on Wednesday urged a handful of remaining activists to abandon the Oregon wildlife refuge they have occupied for more than three weeks, saying it was “time to move on.” There are late reports that militia leader Ammon Bundy was urging the same. Meanwhile, details began to emerge about the confrontation that occurred on a remote highway between the small towns of Burns and John Day. Followers of Ammon Bundy gave conflicting accounts of how one of the men in the two-vehicle convoy was killed during a traffic stop. One of Bundy’s followers said Robert Finicum charged at FBI agents, who then shot him.

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

1/28/16 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Even if he doesn’t show up, Donald Trump will most likely be the target of many arrows fired by the other GOP candidates at Thursday night’s debate. If, in fact, Trump does show up, well… that could be rather interesting as well. Whatever ends up happening, Aaron is there in Des Moines, and will have the latest on the Trump drama, and preview the final GOP debate before the Iowa caucuses.

Local Headlines

13 hours ago in Local

LePage Keeps Vow, Backs out of Husson University Appearance

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage is backing out of an appearance at Husson University a day after vowing to stop attending ceremonial activities.

14 hours ago in Local

Fight at Strip Club leads to Stabbing in Denny’s Parking Lot

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Portland Police are looking to speak to two suspects after a stabbing this morning.

19 hours ago in Local

Maine DOT Workers Repair US Route 1 Viaduct Guardrails

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The Maine Department of Transportation has begun repairing guardrails along the U.S. Route 1 viaduct in Bath

National Headlines

16 hours ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

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The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

17 hours ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

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Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

19 hours ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

19 hours ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

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Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.