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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 Podcast Mark Remillard

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Mark Zuckerberg is teaming up with Bono’s One organization to push for universal Internet access by 2020. The “Connectivity Declaration” released by One, and signed by several high-profile people, was released as the United Nations its Global Goals, a development blueprint aimed at solving pressing social and economic challenges. Zuckerberg pointed to farmers in Africa who use the mobile Web to track inventory and prices, women in South America who use phones to get health information, and refugees who use smartphones to stay in touch with family during their journey to Europe. He didn’t point out potential Facebook accounts, go figure. A new UN report on global access to broadband finds that 57 percent of the world, or 4 billion people, remains unconnected. In developing countries, only about 35 percent of people have Internet access.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 Steve Mistler

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Every Monday after the 8AM news, Portland Press Herald’s own Statehouse bureau-chief Steve Mistler joins the boys for their weekly segment. 

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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 Podcast Karen Travers

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With world leaders heading to the United Nations in NYC for the General Assembly, it does present the occasion for some one-on-one discussions. And as the White House made clear, at the request of Russian President Putin, he and President Obama will do just that on Monday, with Topics A being the Ukraine, but there is also that matter of Russia’s increased military presence in Syria. Obama hasn’t seen much reason to meet with Putin, unless the Russian leader seems open to change his handling of these matters, so this meeting request may be a sign that the door is opening. We should know soon enough. And Capitol Hill is till reverberating from House Speaker Boehner’s announcement that he’s leaving Washington at the end of October.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S. visit to be open to “miracles of love,” closing out his joyful six-day trip with a message of hope for families, consolation for victims of child sexual abuse and a warning to America’s bishops. The wide Benjamin Franklin Parkway overflowed with the jubilant, who stood in line for hours and endured airport-style security checks to see history’s first pope from the Americas celebrate an open-air Mass in the birthplace of the United States.

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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 First Take

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Kicking off the week this morning with the Pope’s visit is over, Boehner quits as Speaker and quits Congress too, Trump 60 Minutes interview, last night’s Blood Moon eclipse the a New Gloucester woman arrested after 7 yr. old son alone in car for hours and Brady, Pats hammer Jags.  Scorched Earth Tour continues…

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Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

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Bruce Poliquin join Mike and Dennis to discuss his and other representatives stances against an impending Government shutdown…

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Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 Podcast Richard Bennett

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Talking about his referendum question, Maine Republican Party Chairman Richard Bennett joins Ken and Mike on this soft Friday morning…

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Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 Podcast Siiri Bennett

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CDC Doctor Siiri Bennett joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the difference between Viral and Bacterial meningitis – in the wake of recent Bacterial cases in Maine…

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Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

Closing out the week this Friday morning, topics include the Pope, New CNN republican poll, Government shutdown, Welfare in Lewiston, more on Bras in jail then Supermoon on Sunday…

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

9/24/15 Podcast Mayor Nick Isgro

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A new 2$ Million Mayoral coalition to fight Heroin addiction in Maine. Waterville mayor Nick Isgro discusses why he withdrew from the proposal…

Local Headlines

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World Cup Biathlon Returns To Northern Maine

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PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) The World Cup Biathlon is returning to northern Maine.

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Ex-Tax Collector Accused Of Stealing Money To Stand Trial

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) A former tax collector accused of stealing more than $400,000 from a Maine town is set to be tried in June.

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Mainer Will Not Be Charged In Hunting Death

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ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) Authorities say a Maine man who shot a Connecticut State Police trooper during a hunting trip in Texas is unlikely to be charged.

National Headlines

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Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.