Ken & Mike

5-31 Bill Nemitz
5-31 Bill Nemitz

Portland Press Herald Columnist, Bill Nemitz, joins to discuss his latest piece, covering the debate over recent gun bills in Augusta.

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Maine Governor Objects 2 National Monument Proposals

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Maine's governor has written to President Barack Obama and the state's congressional delegation to oppose two national monument proposals in the state.

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Wardens ID Young Swimmer Found Dead in Mattawamkeag River

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Maine wardens have identified the youngster who died in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Police: Maine Man Dies from Apparent Drowning in China Lake

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Police say a 74-year-old man died from apparent drowning in China Lake in front of a family member's property over the weekend.

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.