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Friday, July 17, 201507/17/2015

7/17/15 First Take

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Phil Harriman is in for Mike today. This morning’s topics to wrap up the week include the Chattanooga shooting, James Holmes guilty, Suspect arrested in Old Port shooting, Legislative session ends – Vetogate then Pingree violates election rules and the Clam Festival…

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

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Donald Trump has raised the issue regarding the impact immigrants have on the crime statistics here in the United States, and Brad discusses the cold, hard, facts regarding the immigrant population and crime in the U.S. And yes, immigrants are responsible for some of the crime in this country, but in truth, Native Americans do a bit more of it. Also, Mexican drug lord El Chapo has escaped from prison. Here in the U.S., it’s usually a matter of days, or perhaps 3 weeks, before escapees are usually captured. In Mexico, perhaps not so reliable, particularly with this guy. Brad explains.

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Capital Insights

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Former two term Maine Governor – John Baldacci joins us every other Thursday morning on the WGAN morning show. Ken and Arthur discuss the Governor’s vetos and the land bonds…

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Alex Stone

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Three years after James Holmes allegedly gunned down 12 people in a Colorado movie theatre, and after an 11-week trial, a jury of mostly women (9 women and 3 men), is set to decide the 27-year-old’s fate. After hearing from experts who say he was say at the time and others who say we was not, they have to decide on 165 charges – most for murder and attempted murder. If the jury accepts defendant James Holmes’s insanity plea, Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison instead of death.

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

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It’s the 144th British Open Championship, and Jordan Spieth currently has the first two major crowns for the year, and goes for his third this week. Play will be underway by morning drive Thursday. Tom of course can talk a bit about the leader board, the course, and who those British bookmakers believe have the best chances.

firsttake

Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

Arthur King is in for Mike this morning. Today’s topics include Obama talks prison reform, Greece has riots, Governor proposes reprieve for land bonds, Greens not to run for city council; MacMillan to run for mayor then Trump worth ten billion….

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Karen Travers

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With members of his own party skeptical and Republicans downright hostile, President Obama on Tuesday sought to convince members of Congress to back the historic agreement reached between the U.S., Iran and five other world powers to curb Iran’s nuclear power. He said he welcomes a robust debate over the terms of the deal, but warned that he would veto any attempt to block the deal. The President will apparently start his persuasion tour promptly on Wednesday, when he has scheduled an afternoon press conference to discuss the agreement, as winning over the American people first is regarded as a sound strategy.

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Eye on Politics

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It’s Wednesday and our Political analysts Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Sean this fine morning to opine over the Governor and his Vetos…

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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First, Amazon announced its Prime Day sale for Wednesday, with hundreds of price deals promised in honor of the retail giant’s 20th anniversary. Things like a 32-inch LED TV for just $75, or a 40-incher for $115. Now, these deals are only available to those who are members of Amazon Prime, which includes a membership fee. But nonetheless, Walmart has countered saying it will offer more than 2,000 discounts to anyone who visits their website on Wednesday as well. Amazon isn’t so pleased about that, but capitalism at its finest, competition breeds lower prices. Wednesday morning, the websites should be lighting up like its December.

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Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 Podcast Alex Stone

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Closing arguments began on Tuesday in the James Holmes Colorado theater shooting trial, with the jury expected to start deliberations on Wednesday. The jury must decide whether Holmes was legally insane when he opened fire at a midnight movie, suffering from delusions that each person he killed would increase his self-worth. If they say he was sane, he could be executed… at the very least he will spend the rest of his life in either a prison, or a psychiatric institution. As was the case in Boston, with so many witnesses (many of who were victims) giving hours of testimony, the question of the guilt of the defendant was never an issue. Alex is in Centennial as the trial wraps up.

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Ex-Tax Collector Accused Of Stealing Money To Stand Trial

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) A former tax collector accused of stealing more than $400,000 from a Maine town is set to be tried in June.

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Mainer Will Not Be Charged In Hunting Death

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ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) Authorities say a Maine man who shot a Connecticut State Police trooper during a hunting trip in Texas is unlikely to be charged.

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Fees Raised for Camping at Maine State Parks

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Fees for camping at state parks have been raised by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry for the first time in 14 years.

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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.

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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.

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Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.