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Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

8/24/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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Every Monday after the 8 AM news, Portland Press Herald’s own Steve Mistler joins Ken and Mike on WGAN. This morning, Steve joins Ken and Jared to discuss Mark Eves and Governor’s written notes…

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Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

8/24/15 Podcast Rick Klein

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Several months ago, with her apparent strangle-hold on the Democratic nomination for president, the talk of Vice President Joseph Biden running against Hillary Clinton faded away. But now, which Clinton seemingly having issues igniting enthusiasm from her base, email security issues, and perhaps some further introspection following the death of his son, Biden is apparently taking another look. This past weekend, a meeting with Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Rick discusses what to make of this renewed Biden for President talk.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

8/24/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

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It happened yet again on Sunday, this time at Wrigley Field, as a fan hit by a foul ball had to be taken from the stadium in a stretcher. After a seemingly stark increase in such incidents a ballparks, perhaps as more and more fans are distracted by smartphones, Major League baseball players are calling for enhanced safety measures to protect those in the stands. In July, a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court in San Francisco seeking to have the MLB install protective netting down the baselines. That lawsuit came after a woman struck by a piece of a broken bat during a game at Fenway Park suffered life-threatening injuries.

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Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

8/24/15 First Take

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From Saga Communications in Manchester, Jared Goodell is in today for Mike Violette. Ken and Jared Kick-off the week with the French train attack, ISIS destroys temple, Stock market tumbles, Biden considering run then Wyndham Golf tourney; Davis Love wins, Tiger chokes and Farmers Almanac says same as last winter…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 Podcast Jeremy Fischer

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Normally joining us for Eye on Politics on Wednesdays, Jeremy Fischer joins Ken and Mike this morning to preview tomorrow’s Inside Maine during WGAN’s Supertalk-Saturday….

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Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 Podcast Tom Macmillan

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From Portland’s Green Party, Mayoral Candidate Tom Macmillan joins Ken and Mike this Friday morning to discuss his candidacy and raising minimum wage.

Tom is running for office after years of involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Seeds of Peace and the Maine Green Independent Party because of the obvious need to remove money from politics.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 Podcast Rick Klein

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Well, Jeb Bush used the term “anchor babies,” and a bunch of his opponents, even Hillary Clinton who is quite running against him at the moment, criticized the term. But Bush stood by his usage, even offering to stop using the term if somebody came up with another one that meant the same thing. Tough to call it a stumble at this point, because on the immigration front, there is no quite telling what clicks with the constituency, and what doesn’t. And speaking of clicking with the constituency, Donald Trump will be in a 50,000 capacity stadium in Mobile, AL Friday night. And you know, who don’t book those size rooms unless you’re confident you can fill them.

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Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Tourists have long been treated to the sight of a life-sized Elmo or Olaf the snowman posing for pictures with adoring tots (for a fee) in the Times Square area of NYC. But recently, these adorable, furry friends have acquired some competition. The so-called “desnudas,” a group of topless women in body paint who have set up shop in Times Square also pose with a more mature variety of tourist, also for cash. Unfortunately the attention the ladies have brought to the pose-for-a-fee practice appears to have ruined it for everyone, since the mayor and the governor have now announced that they intend to crack down aggressively on the practice all together saying that if they don’t, it will send Times Square down “a slippery slope on the path back to Times Square’s old reputation as a haven for sex trade.”

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Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 First Take

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Closing out thie week with rising Tensions and shots fired in Korea, Connor MacCalister – the Shaw’s stabbing perpetrator is crazy, Sararh Dodge to be charged, Anchor babies then more on Ashley Madison and Free the nipple…

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Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

8/20/15 Podcast Ryan Burrow

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Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has pleaded guilty to two federal counts of child pornography and paying to have sex with minors. The U.S. attorney’s office says the former head of Fogle’s foundation would distribute child pornography to him dating back several years. Fogle is expected to be sentenced to five to 12 years behind bars. And his wife wants a divorce. ABC’s Ryan Burrow was at the court proceedings in Indianapolis.

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Maine Legislature Votes to Override Drug Antidote Veto

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The Maine Legislature has voted overwhelmingly to override Maine Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill to increase the availability of a drug overdose antidote.

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Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland

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Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

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Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges

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A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.