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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

5/13/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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An Amtrak train abruptly overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least five people and injuring dozens of others, some of whom had to scramble through the windows of toppled cars to escape. The accident has closed the nation’s busiest rail corridor between New York and Washington as federal investigators begin sifting through the mangled remains to determine what went wrong. Scott is at the scene of the accident.

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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The prosecution and defense teams will present their closing arguments on Wednesday morning. The judge will then hand the case over to the jury to decide whether convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be executed or serve the rest of his life in prison. Aaron is in Boston and will preview those arguments before heading into the courtroom. He will then be available once the jury heads into deliberations.

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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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John Hinckley Jr. is on the verge of doing what no one else ever has: Shooting an American president and eventually walking free. The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981 in a bizarre attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster is one step closer to being released from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Even prosecutors have given up hope of keeping the 59-year-old confined and are focused on beefing up his travel restrictions.

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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

5/13/15 First Take

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It’s Wednesday, today’s top topics include – Tom Brady, *Breaking* Amtrak crash in Philly, William Baker sends embarrassing emails in Westbrook, then Lepage and legislature agree on welfare cliff, Moskowitz is confirmed by judiciary committee and a Study shows fewer identify themselves as christians…

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Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with the rules of the game. The league suspended the Super Bowl MVP Monday for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks as punishment for deflating footballs used in the AFC title game. Brady’s agent called the NFL’s decision ludicrous, but when you figure agents get, what 10%… Brady set to make $7 million in 2015…. well, who can blame him to aggressively defending his client. There should be more reaction by morning. Still no word from Brady himself.

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Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcsast Trey Hardin

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Trey Hardin from ABC News joins Ken and Mike today to discuss Tom Brady’s “sentencing” and President Obama’s lame duck status.

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Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 Podcast Sen. George Mitchell

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Maine-Born Waterville native, Senator George Mitchell, joins Ken and Mike to discuss his new memoir The Negotiator.

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Tuesday, May 12, 201505/12/2015

5/12/15 First Take

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On Today’s First take, Tom Brady has been found guilty by the NFL! A Nun speaks at Tsarnaev trial, a Food critic banned from restaurants, George Zimmerman gets shot then a Report that Pakistan knew about bin Laden raid and Judge gets bad feedback from lawyers….

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Monday, May 11, 201505/11/2015

5/11/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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When the fall of 2016 rolls around, Democrats are hoping they’ll be able to take back control of the Senate, and of course President Obama will be leaving office. So perhaps it isn’t so odd to see Sens. Reid, Schumer, and Warren, pushing back against the president over his Trans-Pacific trade deal, one that they feel will hurt the middle class, a key strategic constituency that the Dems believe can help carry them to victory next election. The president also recently accepted a bipartisan bill regarding Congressional approval of the Iran nuke deal, which, well, is new. Are these signs that his lame duck status is beginning to take its toll? Is President Obama’s legislative strength beginning to drain?

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Monday, May 11, 201505/11/2015

5/11/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

We kick off the week with Saudi Kinig snubbing Obama, Castro meets with the pope, What will the NFL do to punish Brady? A Bill to stop toll evaders, then Jeb says he would have invaded Iraq and the GA principal said the devil made her do it…

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.