Ken & Mike

5-6 Steve Mistler
5-6 Steve Mistler

Steve Mistler of the Portland Press Herald joins to discuss the news of the week including a bill over food stamps and junk food.

Local Headlines

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Maine’s Apple Growers Expecting A Good Season

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LIVERMORE, Maine (AP) - Maine's apple growers say they're expecting a good crop this season despite several hailstorms that caused damage at some orchards.

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66-Year-Old Bank Robbery Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

JOHN SLATER MUG

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A 66-year-old Maine man police say claimed to have a grenade and a gun when he robbed a Hallowell bank in June has pleaded not guilty.

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Bangor Man Charged With Assaulting Pregnant Woman

JOSHUA COLE MUG

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Bangor man charged with beating a pregnant woman so severely that she required multiple surgeries has been held on $100,000 bail.

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Brace yourself: ‘Farmer’s Almanac’ calls for cold winter

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The almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country.

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Hospital to discharge American doctor treated for Ebola

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A U.S. doctor who contracted Ebola has recovered after being treated with an experimental drug.

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U.S. military mission failed to rescue journalist Foley

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Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.

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Calm holds in Missouri after grand jury opens shooting investigation

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Small crowds staged peaceful protests late on Wednesday, the calmest night since riots erupted over a racially-charged killing.