Ken & Mike

4-10 First Take
4-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers another attempt at a mass murder, developments on Pistorius, LePage vetoing a Medicaid expansion bill, and more!

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Norridgewock Man Faces Cemetery Conundrum

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NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) - A Norridgewock man says he was shocked to find members of another family buried in his family's plot in a town-owned cemetery.

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OOB Man Charged In Killing Sent To Psych Hospital

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ALFRED, Maine (AP) - An Old Orchard Beach man charged with beating and stabbing his grandmother to death in the home they shared, then setting it on fire, has been sent by a judge to a state psychiatric hospital for a 60-day evaluation.

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Maine Town Renames Street ‘Redskin’s Drive’

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WISCASSET, Maine (AP) - Officials in a Maine town are renaming a road after the local high school's former mascot, which was changed because some people found it offensive.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

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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.