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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 First Take

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To kick off this new week, Ken and Mike talk about news on the Germanwings plane crash and the emotional state of the co-pilot then, Iran’s Nuclear talks, bodies found in the NY explosion and then more on Indiana’s “religious freedom” bill.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Ron Claiborne

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Plumbing and gas work may have caused a 7-alarm fire and explosion in Manhattan’s East Village Thursday afternoon. 12 people have been hurt, three critically, in the fiery explosion that sent four buildings up in flames. Three of the buildings have now collapsed. Witnesses say a thunderous explosion rocked the five story building. Then within seconds fire engulfed it. One witness Ron spoke with said he could see people trapped inside to leap from the windows. Hundreds of firefighters poured in to battle the raging inferno, dense, black smoke making it almost impossible to see just a few feet. Ron was on the scene shortly after the explosion.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Authorities say the co-pilot of the doomed German Wings flight deliberately crashed that Airbus jet carrying 149 other people. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, public prosecutor Brice Robin said that 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz . deliberately “wanted to destroy the plane”. That was the conclusion reached by French investigators after listening to the last minutes of Tuesday’s Flight 9525 from the plane’s black box voice data recorder. The investigation, as this point, turns from what caused the crash to finding out the motives behind the co-pilot’s action.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike’s topics include the Germanwings plane crash, NY gas explosion, there’s a pervert on the loose in Brunswick, Campbell says he didn’t lie and is LePage in denial?

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

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In a press conference this morning, a French prosecutor reveals that tapes reveal that the co-pilot, alone at helm of Germanwings, began descent manually, `intentionally.’ That he was conscious when the plane crashed, with the pilot of the plane locked outside of the cockpit. Brad discusses this shocking scenario, and if there is much anybody could have done about it, and what might be considered in the future given the obvious concerns.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast On the Hunt

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It’s Thursday, Ken and Mike are on the hunt with Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt to talk about alleged U.S. soldier charged with desertion and misconduct while imprisoned by terrorists.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Susan Saulny

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The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he’s facing. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was charged with misbehavior before the enemy, which carries a maximum sentence of up to life in prison. He was also charged with desertion, which carries a maximum of five years.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and extracted audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, but gleaned no explanation for why a German plane dropped unexpectedly and smashed into a rugged Alpine mountain, killing all 150 on board. The orange cockpit voice recorder — dented, twisted and scarred by the impact — is considered key to knowing why the pilots of Germanwings Flight 9525 lost radio contact with air traffic controllers over the French Alps and then crashed Tuesday during a routine flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

On today’s first take – Flight 9525 investigation continues, James Campbell being relieved of his position in the Maine National Guard and more cyber attacks hit Maine news and government websites for the third day in a row…

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The Secret Service hearing became especially tense today, with Chief Joe Clancy in the hot seat. Video of one of the security breaches has been released in which two high-ranking officials driving into White Hite barriers, allegedly after a night of drinking. Rep. Jason Chaffetz became particularly angry when questioning Clancy about the mishandling of a suspicious package, asking “What if it was a real bomb?”

Local Headlines

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Missing swimmer found dead in Mattawamkeag River

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The Maine Warden Service says they have found the body of a missing 9-year-old swimmer who had disappeared in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Small plane crashes in Dexter, Maine

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A small plane has crashed in the central Maine town of Dexter.

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American Folk Festival Underway in Bangor

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The American Folk Festival is underway in Bangor with acts ranging from cowboy music and blue grass to Latin jazz and zydeco.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.