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 DHHS Chief Seeks Federal Welfare Changes

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine's health chief is pressing the state's congressional delegation to help make federal changes to the food stamp program.

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Maine Police Arrest 3 in Burglary Ring Case

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Police in Maine say they have arrested three York County residents for a string of burglaries and thefts in three counties over the past two months.

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Gas Prices Down Nearly Another 3 Cents in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas is down nearly another 3 cents in Maine.

National Headlines

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Grand jury reaches decision in Michael Brown shooting

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An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.

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Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

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Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.

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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’

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The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.