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Portland Press Herald’s Steve Mistler joins to discuss Medicaid expansion and other issues!

Local Headlines

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LePage Applauds Plan to Help Aging Population

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Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Democrats have finally seen the light on issues related to Maine seniors.

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Lewiston Man Gets Time Served In Slaying Case

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) - A Lewiston man charged with falsifying evidence into the investigation of a slaying has been sentenced to time served.

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Pharmacy Robbery Suspect Found Hiding In The Woods

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GARDINER, Maine (AP) - A man suspected of robbing a Gardiner pharmacy of prescription medications has been captured after an hours-long manhunt in the woods.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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Violence-weary Missouri town sees second night of calm

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Ferguson, Missouri saw a second night of relative calm after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.

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U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.