Ken & Mike

7-31 First Take
7-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers planned parenthood protests, Bradley Manning ruling comes down with sentencing starting today, TSA controversy, Weiner updates, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Heating Prices Rose up Slightly as Cool Months Begin


The Governor's Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil rose 2 cents over the last two weeks to $2.01 per gallon.

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Woman Killed After She’s Thrown from SUV


GORHAM, Maine (AP) Police say a 39-year-old woman is dead after she lost control of her sport utility vehicle on Route 22 and rolled over.

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Search Suspended

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Coast Guard says it has ended its search for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin.

National Headlines

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Volkswagen CEO to face tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's top U.S. executive is expected to face tough questions on Capitol Hill as the emissions-rigging scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker appears to be deepening.

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House GOP to vote for new speaker, but won’t be last word


Divided House Republicans are meeting to vote on a new speaker as the front-runner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, faces a fresh challenge from the hard-line conservatives who forced outgoing Speaker John Boehner to resign.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.