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Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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President Obama will speed up the training and equipping of Sunni tribal fighters in an effort to erase gains made by ISIS. The decision comes in the wake of the stinging fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the terror group, and came as the president convened more than two dozen members of his National Security Council to discuss the situation. Meanwhile, on the home front, presidential hopeful Rand Paul, as of this writing, is in the middle of filibustering the renewal of the Patriot Act, which provides the authorities for the NSA’s controversial bulk collection of American phone records. Those provisions are set to expire on June 1st. There was no word his campaign on how long the filibuster will last.

firsttake

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

5/21/15 First Take

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Today’s First Take….Isis, LePage wants to expand his own power over Secretary of State, Attorney General and Treasurer, Debate over Marijuana legalization bill for recreational use, Bin Laden’s documents seized the night he was killed reveal an absolute obsession with killing Americans on a mass scale and USM picks new president who bailed…

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Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 Eye On Politics

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Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike on our most affectionate day of the week – Wednesday. Today’s highlights include Moose Hunting Permit unanimous Veto, The Governor and our political system in general…

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Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

5/20/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

On this middle of the week First Take… Robert Kraft folds against NFL, Dispute about whether Hyde School told MPA about racial comments, Legislature looks to increase road funds, Moskowitz gets confirmed then the Bath Memorial Day parade is back on and Letterman’s last show tonight…

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Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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The Divorce Professionals, a group of North Jersey businesspeople who have formed an association designed to function as a one-stop referral system for dissolving a marriage, is hosting a divorce expo on Tuesday. The group, which includes a real estate broker, a mortgage officer, a therapist, a financial adviser, a family therapist, a life coach, a private investigator and an insurance agent, was formed last year after some of the members saw a demand for professional guidance in navigating divorce.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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During a trip to Camden, NJ, on Monday to announce new steps to improve effective policing, the President made a surprise announcement of new restrictions to the flow of some types of military equipment from the armed forces to police. Tracked armored vehicles, bayonets and grenade launchers are among the equipment that the federal government will no longer transfer to local law enforcement. Other equipment like tactical vehicles and riot gear will only be transferred if police provide assurances that it will be used responsibly. The White House had suggested last year that the program to provide military-style equipment would not change.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

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Congressman Bruce Poliquin joins Ken and mike this morning to discuss his new propositions that question the lawfulness of Obamacare…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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Its Tuesday, ABC analyst Trey Hardin calls in to talk election, candidates and H…illary

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Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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Nearly 200 members of five different motorcycle gangs have been charged with Engaging in Organized Crime in connection with the massive brawl that killed nine people and injured 18 more at a Waco, Texas, restaurant on Sunday. Meanwhile, Twin Peaks corporate has yanked the franchise from the Waco location because of a biker-friendly environment that may have contributed to the bloodshed. ABC’s Jim Ryan remains in the Central Texas city and updates the story.

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Tuesday, May 19, 201505/19/2015

5/19/15 First Take

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Today’s First Take topcs include – More bikers may be headed to Waco, FBI says no bullets fired at Amtrak train, Hyde School leaves boys basketball league, Common Core retained by legislature, then Obama says no more military equipment for police departments…

Local Headlines

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Maine Committee Backs House Speaker’s Job Training Bill

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A legislative committee has supported a measure to support job training programs across Maine.

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Widow In Maine Bee Farm Shooting Files Wrongful Death Suit

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YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) The widow of a man who was shot to death at a North Yarmouth bee farm in 2013 is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against her husband's killer.

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Ex-VFW Post Commander Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) The former head of a Somerset County Veterans of Foreign Wars post who had been charged with allowing illegal gambling at the facility has pleaded guilty to lesser charges that will give him the opportunity to clear his record.

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Hundreds seek safety as historic floods ravage Texas

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Thunderstorms continue to pelt large parts of the region as emergency responders are still working to rescue stranded residents.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 29

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.