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Thursday, August 6, 201508/06/2015

8/6/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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On the heels of the Netflix, Microsoft today announced changes to their employee benefits package, including a change in parental leave. As of November 1, 2015, parental leave will expand to 12 weeks, paid at 100 percent, for all mothers and fathers of new children. For birth mothers, this is in addition to the eight weeks of maternity disability leave they currently receive, paid at 100 percent, enabling them to now take a total of 20 weeks of fully paid leave if they choose.

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Thursday, August 6, 201508/06/2015

8/6/15 First Take

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Dennis is in for Ken this morning while he’s at his class reunion. This morning’s topics include Debate night for the GOP Presidential candidates, Fatal hit and run in York/fatal accident involving young teen driver in Harpswell., LePage calls for heroin summit, Guy getting into cars in Portland on Forest Ave and Riverside, Brady emails/Deflategate and Hills’ emails

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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The first GOP primary debate will take place Thursday night and ABC News Radio will have full coverage. But before then Aaron Katersky, who will be in Cleveland on Thursday and Brad Mielke, whose been with the candidates in NH, will be available to answer your listeners’ questions in the hours leading up to the first of what is promising to be a busy and very colorful debate season.

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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Eye on Politics

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Focusing on the upcoming national debate for the GoP candidacy, Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike this morning and every Wednesday after the 8 AM news…

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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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If Vice President Joe Biden were to announce his run for the presidency tomorrow, he would be doing so with little or no support from his own party. Many Senate Democrats have already openly declared their support of Hillary Clinton, and some, when asked, sang the vice president’s praises without actually saying they would endorse his run.

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Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

8/5/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

On this morning’s First Take, the Republican debate field set, Collins criticized for PP vote; Jeb and Hillary trade tweets, FBI to investigate Hillary emails, NOM has another legal set back then Dems to rename Jefferson-Jackson dinner and Bat boy accident leads to ban…

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Bruce Johnston

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Singer, Songwriter and Producer for the classic Surf-Rock band The Beach Boys, Bruce Johnston joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the upcoming concert on the Maine State Pier on August 13th…

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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In an emotional appearance at a press conference yesterday, comedian Amy Schumer spoke of the two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, “Trainwreck,” and asked lawmakers to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. The legislation would try to improve a flawed background check system by creating monetary incentives for states that submit a robust amount of information to the federal database used to block sales to people with criminal records or a history of serious mental illness. And in the Senate, the procedural vote to defund Planned Parenthood…failed
The bill to defund Planned Parenthood. would have moved forward the effort to strip the women’s health services non profit of 500 million in federal funding.
GOP leaders…upset over recent covert videos apparently showing planned parenthood employees discussing the illegal sale of fetal tissue.

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 Podcast Brad Mielke

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A big night in New Hampshire, as 14 GOP candidates squared off in a candidate forum. This was their final chance to make an impression before Fox announces who will participate in its Thursday debate. Brad Mielke was there; he’ll tell you what happened, and how the campaigns are spinning the candidates’ performances.

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8-4 Podcast Trey Hardin

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Every Tuesday after the 7AM news, ABC New’s political analyst Trey Hardin joins Ken and Mike. Today’s main topic is discussion on viable presidential candidates…

Local Headlines

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Maine Man Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Girlfriend

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A Maine man who shot his fiancée in the head while showing a gun to a prospective buyer in a Bath parking lot is facing criminal charges.

8 hours ago in Local

Maine Bookstore Owner Makes Huge Profit in Rare Stamp Sale

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A central Maine bookstore owner cashed in after selling a set of rare U.S. Postal Service stamps that brought in just under $60,000 at an auction in Fairfield

8 hours ago in Local

Maine Landlord Who Killed Tenants Gets Life in Prison

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A Maine landlord who admitted killing two tenants in 2012 following a dispute over parking spots after a snowstorm has been sentenced to life in prison.

National Headlines

10 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

15 hours ago in National

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.

16 hours ago in National

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.