Ken & Mike

5-17 First Take
5-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers a final note left by the Boston marathon bomber, the latest on the Maine hospital bill, and Medicaid expansion, three abortion bills in legislative committee, and Westbrook school officials have been indicted.

Local Headlines

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Three Arrested In Robbery And Drug Incident

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South Portland police arresting three on drug charges Tuesday night.

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New York Man Sentenced For Smuggling Opioids Into Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A New York man has been sentenced to serve more than eight years in federal prison for smuggling opioids from his home state into southern Maine for distribution.

2 hours ago in Local

Gaston Pleads Not Guilty

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A 33-year-old man has denied allegations that he fatally shot his wife inside their Windham home in January while the couple's three children were upstairs in their rooms.

National Headlines

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Takata recall could more than double in size

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Tens of millions of air bag inflators could be added to what is already the biggest auto recall in American history.

2 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

3 hours ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

3 hours ago in National

And then there were 2: Cruz drops presidential bid

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Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another two years before facing re-election in 2018, told supporters in Indiana where he lost badly in the state's primary, that his campaign was suspended but that his role in the future of the party was not over.