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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson says he won’t sign his state’s Religious Freedom Law until there are changes to the bills language. The governor was originally expected to sign the law as is, but after backlash from businesses and gay rights groups he wants legislatures to either recall the proposal or include measures making it more similar to the federal religious freedom law signed in 1993. Earlier this week, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana made a similar statement after critics said his bill would openly sanction discrimination for gays and lesbians, and his legislature is still trying to figure things out.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 Podcast Howie Carr

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Howie Carrjoins Ken and Mike today to talk about his upcoming “Night of Crime” dinner show at the Italian Heritage Center on April 12.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 Podcast State Rep. Drew Gattine

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State Rep. Drew Gattine joins Ken and Mike to discuss the DHHS budget.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 First Take

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Today’s topics include Iran nuclear talks, Arkansas governor doesn’t sign religious freedom law, the Hernandez trial continues and Senator Menedez indicted on fraud charges…

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The defense in the Boston Bombings case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came to a speedy conclusion Tuesday. They only used four witnesses, only six hours of testimony. When compared to the prosecution: 92 witnesses, three weeks of testimony. The defense’s only point, that his older brother Tamerlan was calling the shots. If that argument makes any impression with the jury, the defense hopes it will save their clients life. Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Eye on Politics

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It’s Wednesday and that means its Eye on Politics. In for Matt Gagnon – Philip E. Harriman and Jeremy Fisher join Ken and Mike to discuss the Governer and his budget, DHHS spending and Maine’s drug problem and how it impacts the economy.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Mary Mayhew

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DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew joins Ken and Mike today to answer questions about tax reform, welfare and economic outlooks.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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Well, a lot has happened since the last ABC News-Washington Post Poll on the approval ratings of the president and Congress. 2015 started. The Patriots won the Super Bowl. “Birdman” won the Oscar for Best Picture. So we’ll see what effect if any this or anything else has had on the latest approval ratings for President Obama and the Congress, which releases at 7am ET on Wednesday. And regarding those Iran nuke talks, some mad scrambling to keep a deal in play. Where it stands by morning is anyone’s guess.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence aggressively defended Indiana’s religious freedom law Tuesday but said he wants a bill on his desk by week’s end “making it clear the law does not allow businesses the right to deny services to anyone.” Whether he effectively quelled the swirl of criticism remains to be seen. Meanwhile, the state of Arkansas marked the occasion by passing their own “religious freedom” law, despite similar types of warnings and protestations from civil and business communities.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 First Take

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No joke, Ken and Mike talk about the Iran nuclear talks, the Boston Bomber trial, then Kraft testifies at Hernandez trial and then Arkansas and Indiana are both on the forefront of religious freedom legislation.

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NOAA Urges Boaters to Watch for Right Whales

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration is reminding recreational boaters to slow down for right whales…

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Ice Jams Cause Minor Flooding

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WASHBURN, Maine (AP) _ The National Weather Service says ice jams on the Aroostook River are causing minor road flooding…

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Maine Welfare Fraud Investigations Increase Significantly

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says the number of welfare fraud investigations and prosecutions have gone…

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Making headlines this week

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

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

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The parents of the youngest victim of the marathon bombing urged authorities to take the death penalty off the table.