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Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/18/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Anthony Bosch, the former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s most recent steroid scandal, was sentenced to four years in prison, after pleading guilty to conspiring to distribute testosterone.

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Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/18/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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The ruling by a Federal judge in Texas blocking President Obama‚Äôs executive action on immigration…at least temporarily…continues to reverberate in Washington. Of course, nobody in the White House is happy about it, and various cabinet officials in affected departments made that point on Tuesday.

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Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/15/18 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The mother of “American Sniper” murder suspect Eddie Routh (ROWTH) spent the afternoon on the witness stand at her son’s trial in Texas. With her eyes occasionally darting toward her son sitting at the defense table or scanning the jury box to her left, Jodi Routh testified about the mental and emotional problems that she says Eddie Routh brought back with him from his service in the Marine Corps. It became so serious that he needed hospitalization and anti-psychotic medications.

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Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/18/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

It’s Ken and Mike’s grand reunion! First in the news, the two teenagers lost on Maine trails were found safe and unharmed yesterday, Maine is looking at 250k for a whistleblower document shredding case, then Moody’s diner is being scrutinized by LePage for religious discrimination, but has he gone too far?

Also, more ISIS.

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Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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On the heels of the latest incidents of ISIS brutality, on Tuesday the White House opens its Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, which over three days will discuss ongoing efforts to confront not only ISIS, but other terrorist groups as well.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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A jury in Stephenville, Texas, heard Eddie Routh (ROWTH) in his own words yesterday, explaining the killings of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield at a shooting range two years ago.

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Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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ABC News political analyst Trey Hardin calls in to lament the 2 inches of snow they recieved in D.C. and then the speaker of the house announces shutting down dept. of homeland security to further bar Obama’s immigration actions.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

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Egyptian warplanes staged a second wave of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Libya on Monday in retaliation for the slaughter of 21 Egyptian Christians by ISIS militants.

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Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Is ISIS growing at warp speed? The state department says “We can’t kill our way out of it.” A Judge bars Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Then, NBC gave the SNL special far more air time than the ISIS beheadings.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The Northeast is getting pulverized by temperatures approaching zero, and strong gusty winds sending wind chill factors well below zero.

Local Headlines

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

National Headlines

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.