Ken & Mike

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1-24 Bill Nemitz

State Rep. Barry Hobbins and Mike talk with Portland Press Herald’s Bill Nemitz about his upcoming article for the Maine Sunday Telegram, Benefits, the minimum wage and other topics!

Local Headlines

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Drug Take-Back Effort Yields 19,060 Pounds

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GENERIC PILLS LARGE

The Maine Department of Public Safety says more than 19,000 pounds of prescription drugs were handed over to law enforcement agencies during the National Drug Take-Back initiative over the weekend.

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Maine Insurance Cooperative to Reach All of NH

GENERIC LAWYERS LARGE

Maine Community Health Options is offering health insurance plans throughout New Hampshire in 2015, expanding ahead of schedule after being approved for a $67 million loan from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Portland Seeks State Reimbursement For Aid

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland is seeking more than $45,000 in state reimbursement for welfare benefits provided to immigrants who cannot prove they are in the U.S. legally, potentially setting up a showdown with the administration of Gov. Paul LePage.

National Headlines

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Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

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Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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Congress vote on campaign against ISIS could lag to 2015

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Congress may not vote until next year on authorizing air strikes against Islamic State militants, despite some lawmakers' insistence that approval is already overdue.

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Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world

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President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have vowed to deepen their countries' strategic partnership.

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CDC probing cases of virus-related paralysis in children

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Health officials are investigating at least 10 cases of children who developed paralysis after testing positive for a respiratory virus.