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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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The recently-elected President of Afghanistan visited the White House on Tuesday, and President Obama was waiting to grant him his request for a delay in the scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from his war-torn nation. President Ashraf Ghani and other officials from Afghanistan’s new “unity government” also met with Obama as part of an effort to improve U.S.-Afghan relations that deteriorated under predecessor Hamid Karzai.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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A Germanwings jet carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf slammed into a remote section of the French Alps on Tuesday, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered pulverized debris across a rocky mountain and down its steep ravines. The pilots sent out no distress call and had lost radio contact with their control center, France’s aviation authority said, deepening the mystery over the A320’s mid-flight crash after a surprise 8-minute descent. Former NTSB director Tom Hauter gives his insights based on what evidence has been gathered thus far.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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With Sen. Ted Cruz becoming the first person to formalize a 2016 presidential bid, other potential candidates are quickly working to line up political supporters and financial donors. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has enlisted some high-powered support in his as-yet-hypothetical bid for the White House. Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, rarely seen at public events these days, are the guests of honor at a Texas-sized fundraiser for the ex-president’s brother tonight in Dallas. ABC’s Jim Ryan reports.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take, Mike is flying solo. Today’s topics include The German Plane Crash in the Alps mountains, LePage fires national guard Chief of two years yesterday, PETA has allegedly lied about why the Portland SeaDogs have discontinued serving Linda Bean’s Lobster and big concert announcements at the Bangor Waterfront this Summer!

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Following a day at Camp David, Afghanistan President Hasraf Ghani will find himself at the White House on Tuesday, where reports indicate there will be agreement to slow down the withdrawal of those U.S. troops still in his country. Ghani is apparently concerned that ISIS is organizing inside of Afghanistan as well, and in fact looking to negotiate peace with the Taliban. President Obama and Ghani will hold a midday press conference. And Monday of course saw the announcement by Sen. Ted Cruz. Mary can recap some of the highlights of what the presidential candidate had to say on Day One of his campaign.

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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Its Tuesday, ABC political analyst Trey Hardin joins Ken and Mike today to talk about possible running candidates such as Ted Cruz for the next presidential election…

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 Podcast Matt Schlobohm

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Executive Director of Maine AFL-CIO, a state federation of 160+ unions across Maine representing 42,000+ members and retired workers – Matt Schlobohm joins Ken and Mike today to talk about minimum wage increases in Maine.

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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It will take a little over 19 months before a winner is declared, but the 2016 Presidential Race will officially begin on Monday morning, when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz takes to Liberty University to announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination. Now within a couple weeks, he’ll have some company, and by the end of April, he will probably have a lot of company, but for now, he’s the only one who has declared, and Steve can discuss the viability of the fiery senator’s candidacy. Also, Steve can discuss the Obama-Netanyahu relationship, and the matter of Israel moving forward, after last week’s election.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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Portland Press Herald Statehouse Bureau Chief, Steve Mistler joins Mike and Dennis to talk about the recent LePage and Stephen King knock-out match.

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Truck Trailer Carrying 90,000 Pounds of Lumber Crashes

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Maine State Police believe a truck driver hauling 90,000 pounds of lumber fell asleep at the wheel and ran off of Interstate 95, with most of his cargo breaking loose from a trailer that slammed into a rock ledge.

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York County Sheriff Sues Over Pay Cut

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The York County sheriff is suing the county's commissioners, saying they illegally slashed his salary by more than $15,000.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

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A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands she owns has abandoned the effort because she did not get enough entries.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

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The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

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The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

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The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.