Ken & Mike

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Ken and Mike talk with Portland Press Heralds Bill Nemitz about South Portland’s tar sands committee and the wages for State Troopers.

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Massive Increase In Container Shipments At Port Of Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Officials say container shipments have increased by more than 1,300 percent since 2011 at the Port of Portland, which lost a lot of container business following the Great Recession.

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Augusta Officers Cleared In Excessive Force Complaint

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) Two Augusta police officers have been cleared of a veteran's claim that they used excessive force on him during his August 2012 arrest for criminal trespassing.

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Beachgoers Warned: Don’t Take Selfies With Seals

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BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England over Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.

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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

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Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi were posted Friday by the government.

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AAA: More than 38 million travelers hitting the road Memorial Day weekend

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The lowest gas prices in more than a decade could make this Memorial Day one of the busiest ever on the roads.

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U.S. expects Taliban to continue strategy of violence under new leader

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U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects the Taliban to continue a strategy of violence following the appointment of a hardline leader, adding that the United States aims to uphold Afghanistan's fragile democratization and prevent its use as a base by Islamic State.

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Trump, Sanders explore staging unusual presidential debate

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders on Thursday explored staging an unconventional U.S. presidential debate that would sideline Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and create a television spectacle that could attract huge ratings.