Ken & Mike

7-19 Bill Nemitz
7-19 Bill Nemitz

Bill discusses his latest article in the Portland Press Herald about how large retail stores are boycotting the Rolling Stones Magazine because Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is on the cover and how one local retailer, Longfellow Books, is giving consumers a choice of whether or not to buy the magazine.

Local Headlines

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Facebook Investigation Continues

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OAKLAND, Maine (AP) Police are trying to get the bottom of Facebook pages that keep resurfacing with sexually explicit images of young girls in Maine.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Of Underage Girl

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A New Hampshire man accused of traveling to Maine to have sex with an underage girl has pleaded not guilty to gross sexual assault.

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Body Worlds Comes To Maine For 1st Time

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) An exhibit going on display in Portland lets people learn about the body through a look at real human bodies, inside and out.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.

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Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

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Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.