Ken & Mike

1-9 First Take
1-9 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers a brewing political scandal in New Jersey, a spiel between Janet Mills and Governor LePage, Maine’s poor broadband service, and more!

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York Police And Firefighters To Carry Opioid Antidote

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NARCON KIT

YORK, Maine (AP) In response to growing concerns statewide regarding heroin usage, York police and firefighters are among the first in Maine to be equipped with the opioid antidote naloxone.

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Lewiston Police Officials Hope To Hire Somali Officers

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) The Lewiston Police Department is reaching out to the city's large Somali population as it recruits new officers.

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Augusta Man Pleads Guilty In Steak Knife Stabbing Attack

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) An Augusta man who used a steak knife to slice another man's jugular vein last September has pleaded guilty to elevated aggravated assault in Kennebec Superior Court.

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Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

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If the Senate doesn't act, the laws authorizing the programs will expire June 1, and officials say they will lose valuable surveillance tools.

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Islamic State continues its advance in Syria

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The success piles pressure on Damascus and Baghdad and throws doubt on a U.S. strategy of relying almost exclusively on air strikes to support the fight against ISIS.

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Cleanup of oil-covered California beach could take months

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Oil spilled from a pipeline rupture has closed two state beaches and fouled offshore waters near Santa Barbara.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 22

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.