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Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Donald Tuski

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Maine College of Art (MECA) president Don Tuski joins Ken and Mike at the chamber of commerce meeting to discuss the importance of art in society.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Paul Merrill

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Media Partners at WMTW Channel 8’s Paul Merrill joins the show this morning to discuss the future of the Democratic Party. Halfway through, the cell reception cuts out but we got him back to finish.

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Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 “Eggs and Issues” Fist Take

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On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss Gay Marriage in Alabama, Obama is talking of arming the Ukraine Military, Sangillo’s bar in Portland is also closing after being a popular local bar.

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Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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It’s Monday, the Statehouse Bureau Chief Steve Mistler calls in today to weigh in on the legislature and LePage’s budget plan.

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Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

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The awards show season continues, with the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. And our Jason Nathanson was on hand for all the festivities, including what folks say backstage, and also will report on any drama that may occur among those that win, and those that don’t.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

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Jordan claims its air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria have been successful, degrading nearly 20% of the militants capabilities. The strikes, with U.S. assistance, were intensified following the burned-alive execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

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Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 First Take

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This Monday’s First Take kicks off the week with more snow! Brian William’s is going to take a break from television appearances but will this and his apology help his seemingly doomed situation? Also, Maine’s jail system is considering a “safety” based release system rather than an exclusive bail system for prisoners.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Michael Leachman

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Michael Leachman, Director of State Fiscal Research at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides Ken and Mike an analysis of Gov. LePage’s tax and budget proposal.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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It could be the largest health care breach in history…Anthem , which owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield, hacked. The records of 80 million users at risk. Information like dates of birth, social security numbers, employment and income information – all the things identify thieves need to assume a new identity.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The process of choosing a jury for the “American Sniper” trial continues Friday in Stephenville, Texas. On Thursday, about 200 potential jurors were called in for questioning by the judge and many were excused because of medical conditions or financial hardship.

Local Headlines

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Wardens ID Young Swimmer Found Dead in Mattawamkeag River

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Maine wardens have identified the youngster who died in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Police: Maine Man Dies from Apparent Drowning in China Lake

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Police say a 74-year-old man died from apparent drowning in China Lake in front of a family member's property over the weekend.

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Maine DEP Commissioner is Stepping Down

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Maine Environmental Commissioner Patricia Aho is stepping down after four years to work for Sen. Susan Collins.

National Headlines

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.