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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.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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During this recent Brian Williams saga, it may have occurred to you to solicit some insight from a college professor of media ethics.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Steve Mistler

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Portland press herald statehouse bureau chief Steve Mistler joins the show for this recurring Monday segment. Today, Mike, Barry and Steve talk about LePage’s recent town hall meeting.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Matt Zidle

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Channel 8’s Matt Zidle has some explaining to do! We’ll go over the storm that wasn’t (Only 2.3in in Portland) and the bitter cold we’re currently experiencing this President’s day.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Ali Weinberg

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House Speaker John Boehner says he isn’t bluffing, that he is willing to let funding for the Department of Homeland Security lapse as part of a Republican push to roll back President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Hopefully by now you’ve gotten over the loss of the Good Humor truck, because another sign that the times are a changin’ is about to hit.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 First Take

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On this Mike and Barry edition of First Take; They talked up the blizzard and what happened? Parking bans and no snow. Then, ISIS is in Egypt and today is President’s day!

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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By now we are all used to it. Buy a dozen quality roses a month ago, no problem. Buy them with Saturday’s Valentine’s Day in mind, the price is substantially, way substantially, higher.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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President Obama will be in California on Friday to attend a cyber-security summit at Stanford University. The summit comes two days after the Obama Administration announced the creation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Center.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 Podcast Mary Mayhew

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DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayher joins Mike and Dennis today to discuss budget and welfare.

Local Headlines

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LL Bean Stores In Freeport To Close For Leader’s Memorial

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) L.L. Bean stores in Freeport are going to close for the memorial service for longtime leader Leon Gorman, grandson of the founder.

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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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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.