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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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The divisions between fiscal hawks and defense hawks will be laid bare on Tuesday, as congressional leaders unveil the blueprint for the first Republican budget in ten years. Fiscal hawks are determined to maintain strict spending caps, while defense hawks are threatening to derail any budget that does not ensure an increase for the military.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Jordana Miller

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On Tuesday, Israelis go to the polls to elect their next government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a battle for his political life. Polls show a coalition led by Isaac Herzog has a small lead over Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud Party. Netanyahu’s controversial March 3 speech to the U.S. Congress, where he assailed President Obama’s efforts to cut a deal curbing Iran’s nuclear program, failed to give him much of a boost at home.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Podcast Alex Stone

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Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst agreed Monday to face a murder charge in Los Angeles in the shooting 15 years ago of a mobster’s daughter who vouched for him after his wife disappeared. He could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering Susan Berman back in 2000. But one of his lawyers said the trip to LA may be delayed by new charges in Louisiana: The heir to a New York real estate fortune was carrying a revolver when FBI agents arrested him without incident at a New Orleans hotel over the weekend, according to a police report. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Durst had the required concealed weapon permit.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 Trey Hardin

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Its Tuesday, Trey Hardin calls in to the show to talk about the 47 Republican senators who sent a letter to Iran and what this reflects in our foreign policy.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

It’s St. Patty’s Day! Our topics this Tuesday include Israel, Robert Durst, tuition freeze at UMaine and then Hillary’s poll numbers apparently haven’t changed!

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Steve Mistler

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Its Monday, Portland Press Herald Statehouse Bureau Chief – Steve Mistler gets on the show with Ken and MIke this morning to talk Scott Walker in ME and more on Hillary Clinton’s email “scandal”.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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It appears you will soon be able to add another aspect of Hillary Clinton’s career at the State Department as a target of a House investigation. Speaker John Boehner is expected to announce a new investigation into the former Secretary of State’s email practices.

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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A 20-year-old man charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had attended a protest there earlier that night but told investigators he wasn’t targeting the officers. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said suspect Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was firing at someone with whom he was in a dispute.

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The defense at the Boston Marathon bombing trial is hanging back, allowing the prosecution to sail thru 51 witnesses and seeming near the end of their case. When the trial resumes Monday, they’ll move to the final hours before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found in a drydocked boat. Then it will be the defense’s turn, and question beginning to loom as that moment approaches, is whether they will put Tsarnaev on the stand. Aaron heads back to Boston this morning to cover the trial.

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

It’s time to rejoice! Ken has returned and the guy’s have been reunited. Today’s topics? Ferguson suspect is currently in custody….Putin is currently missing, more on the Clinton emails and then the NCAA tourney.

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Plan to Build New England’s Largest Wind Farm Moving Forward

GENERIC WIND FARM

A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in northern Maine that would be the largest of its kind in New England.

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Maine’s Proposed Sea Urchin Card System Up for Thursday Tote

GENERIC SEA URCHIN

A key Maine panel is scheduled to vote this week on a plan to track the state's sea urchin fishery with swipe cards.

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Maine Gas Prices Fall 4 Cents in Past Week

GENERIC GAS PUMP

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas prices in Maine have fallen 4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average…

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Gas prices down slightly

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The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.

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After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

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Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.