Ken & Mike

8-16 First Take
8-16 First Take
Ken and Mike’s First Take covers Egypt, Michaud, Alexis Wright, Baxter Academy, Panhandlers,  Hannah Anderson

Local Headlines

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Thornton Academy Students Sent Home After Phone Threat

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Thornton academy is releasing students as a precaution in response to a phone threat.

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Skowhegan Man Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - Police say a Skowhegan man is facing drug charges after a raid on his apartment yielded more than 400 bags of heroin.

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DHHS Head Promises More Welfare Reform Efforts

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The chief of Maine's human services agency says Gov. Paul LePage will continue his efforts to reform the state's welfare system in his second term.

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From joy to outrage, Cuba-Americans greet new U.S. policy

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The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

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Ebola fears speed changes in U.S. hospitals

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By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…

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Poll: Majority of Americans back higher military spending

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More than two thirds of U.S. voters back increased military spending given growing threats to America's security.

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.