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Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

7/10/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

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The Comic-Con International pop culture convention opens in San Diego this week and our Entertainment Correspondent Jason Nathanson will be there along with over 130,000 admirers of superheroes, swordsmen, sorcerers, and other assorted staples of fantasy films, television, games and comics. This year’s programming focuses heavy on the “Star Wars” film series, as Walt Disney and Lucasfilm’s prepare to promote “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at a Friday presentation. But Thursday it is all about “Hunger Games,” and Saturday it is Warner Bros. and their “Batman” and “Superman” franchises, where you’ll have Ben Affleck talking about something other than his recent marital woes.

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Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

7/10/15 Podcast Rick Klein

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New polls have him soaring… his shoot from the hip, I don’t care who it offends style is growing a fan-base… and frankly, it is clear nobody can tell Donald Trump what to do or what to say. This is somewhat of a unique political event, and nobody… not any politicians, nor even the journalists covering him, know quite how to respond or what to make of it. Rick discusses the early and quite astounding presidential campaign of Donald Trump.

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Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

7/10/15 First Take

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We wrap up this week with the Greece bailout, Confederate flag to come down today, Hayride charges wrong, Lepage has 51 more vetoes waiting then raising the Smoking age and also Maine’s amateur golf champion…

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Kenneth Moton

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The Baltimore mayor fired the troubled city’s police commissioner Wednesday, saying that a recent spike in homicide rates weeks after a black man died of injuries in police custody required a change in leadership. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake thanked Police Commissioner Anthony Batts for his service and announced that she was appointing Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis as interim commissioner, saying that the city needed a change, and deserved better. The firing comes 2 1/2 months after the city broke out into riots following the death of Freddie Gray, who died in April of injuries he received in police custody. Six police officers have been criminally charged in Gray’s death.

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 On The Hunt

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Every other Thursday, Fox New’s military analyst Col. David Hunt joins Ken and Mike for this podcast. Today’s topics include the NYSE computer glitch and America’s cyber infrastructure…

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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All trading on the New York Stock Exchange was halted for most of the day on Wednesday because of what the NYSE said was an “internal technical issue.” Technical issues were also blamed by officials at United Airlines citing a “network connectivity issue,” impacting 4,900 flights worldwide. Scott has the latest on what we know caused the problems, as well as some of the havoc and concerns caused during the course of the day.

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

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The law enforcement activity at the house of Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle has brought the problem of child pornography back into the spotlight. In fact, while that search appears to be linked to an arrest of his former associate Russell Taylor, there is also news that the FBI had seized a child porn website with nearly 215,000 users. The FBI maintained the site for 2 weeks, while investigating its users. In other news, Brad discusses the murder of a young woman in San Francisco, gunned down by an undocumented immigrant arrested several times and ordered deported, but because of miscommunication between agencies and current law, still in the country. And finally, heroin use on the rise, as it’s cheap and accessible. Brad on the main factors contributing to this status.

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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The South Carolina House opened what could be its final debate over the Confederate flag Wednesday, deliberating a proposal that might remove the banner from the Capitol grounds before the end of the week. The House is under pressure to act after the state Senate passed its own measure, which is supported by Gov. Nikki Haley. But some Republicans proposed changes to the Senate bill that would preserve some kind of symbol in front of the Statehouse to honor their Southern ancestors

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 First Take

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Today’s First Take topics include Computer glitches, LePage and his vetoes, the SC flag, Minimum wage in Portland, the Redskins trademark and Ariana Grande…

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 Eye On Politics

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Every Wednesday, Matt Gagnon and Jeremy Fischer join Ken and Mike for this weekly podcast. Today’s topics in the world of politics include LePage, pocket Vetos and Bernie Sanders…

Local Headlines

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Two People Suffer Burns in Oakland Mobile Home Fire

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Two residents suffered burns in Oakland mobile home fire after an early-morning fire Saturday destroyed their mobile home on Webb Road in Oakland and left a dog and five cats unaccounted for.

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Police are Looking for Man Who Fled After High-Speed Chase

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Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after his car crashed in Manchester after a high-speed police chase.

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More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

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The U.S. Department of health and Human Services says more than 84,000 Mainers signed up for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

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Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

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About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

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Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.