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Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

6/19/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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NBC made it official. Brian Williams will not return to his job as “Nightly News” anchor following his suspension for misrepresenting himself, but will be given a second chance with the company as a breaking news anchor at the cable network MSNBC. Williams said he was sorry for saying things that weren’t true, and apologized to colleagues and viewers. But the damage was done. He’s recorded an interview with Matt Lauer, which will air Friday morning on The Today Show. Lester Holt, who has been subbing for Williams since his suspension in February, will officially take over as anchor at “Nightly News.”

morning-news-podcast

Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

6/19/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The man authorities believe to have opened fire on a historic black church in South Carolina was captured without incident on Thursday morning. Dylann Roof, 21, is suspected of opening fire on a bible study group at Emanuel AME Church, killing nine people. Jim is on the ground in Charleston and can provide more detail on Roof’s capture and discuss the next steps in the investigation and how the community is reacting to the tragedy.

firsttake

Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

6/19/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

Wrapping up the week, today’s First Take topics include the SC church killer in custody, LePage vetoes overruled, the Pope issues letter on climate change, Asylum seekings may be able to get PA in Portland then Super Ct says Texas confederate license plate can be outlawed and Sandoval benched…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Capital Insights

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Every other Thursday, Governor John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike on the WGAN morning news. Today’s topics include the budget behind closed doors and transparency…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Ken Fredette

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Republican Leader Ken Fredette joins us this morning to discuss the newly written budget deal and the issue of transparency in the legislature…

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 Justin Alfond

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State Senator Justin Alfond joins us this morning to discuss the newly written budget deal and the issue of transparency in the legislature…

firsttake

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

6/18/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

Topics for this Thursday…More on the Budget, LePage reacts to budget, Prison break update, the Pope to issue letter on climate change then Brian Williams not to return as anchor and Woman to be featured on $10 bill…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Well, if you can’t deflate the baseballs, maybe try this. Major League Baseball confirms a federal investigation into the illegal breach of the Houston Astros baseball operations database allegedly by the St. Louis Cardinals. Both teams say they are aware and cooperating. The database, nicknamed Ground Control according to the Houston Chronicle, was hacked last year and a law enforcement official told ABC News it contained internal information about Houston’s potential trades, scouting reports, contract information and other material that, if compromised, could be to a competing team’s advantage. The commissioner’s office will wait until the investigation is over to determine whether discipline is warranted.

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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In a move sure to prompt cries of “food police… food police”, the Food & Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that will require manufacturers to phase out partially-hydrogenated oils from processed foods over the next three years after determining it is not safe for human consumption. Trans fat, of course, is commonly found in junk food like potato chips, cookies and French fries and is the primary source of artery-clogging trans fats. And, many doctors say that trans fats are some of the worst fats that people can consume.

special-reports-podcasts

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

6/17/15 Eye on Politics

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Every Wednesday, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fisher join Ken and Mike to analyze the political goings on in the past week. Today’s main topics include transparency in the Legislature and the Right to Die bill…

Local Headlines

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Maine Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Mother’s Dog

GENERIC ARREST

Police say a York County man has been charged with the stabbing death of his mother's 4-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever.

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Maine Agency to Probe Blackmail Claims Against LePage

LEPAGE WELAFRE

Maine's watchdog agency will look into allegations that Republican Gov. Paul LePage threated to use public funds to punish a political opponent.

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Construction Begins on 185-Megawatt Wind Farm in Maine

GENERIC WIND FARM

Construction has begun on a wind farm in Bingham that is anticipated to be the state's largest wind energy project.

National Headlines

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.