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.

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Maine Mail Carrier Delivers A Rescue On Her Route

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) A mail carrier in Maine is being called a hero after helping save a 90-year-old man she spotted him on the ground while on her route.

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Maine Committee To Decide Whether To Investigate Gov. LePage

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine's Government Oversight Committee is set to meet to discuss claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage overstepped his authority by pressuring a school for at-risk youth into firing the speaker of the House of Representatives from the top job there.

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ME Nurse Union Contract Set To Expire As Negotiations Go On

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) A Maine nurse union that is in the midst of negotiations with Eastern Maine Medical Center is nearing the end of its contract.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S.-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled today

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The United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago,

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.