Ken & Mike

8-30 First Take

Friday’s First Take covers US Military Action in Syria, the Legislator proposes 100 million transportation bond, a selectman resigns after a Facebook post about the president that got him in hot water, and more!

Local Headlines

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Southern Maine Could See 2 Feet of Snow, 50 MPH Gusts

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Parts of southern Maine will see 2 feet of snow as wind gusts up to 50 mph and frigid temperatures make for a dangerous winter storm.

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Maine Utilities Bracing for Potential Outages from Snowstorm

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Maine's utility companies are preparing to deploy their forces in case the powerful snowstorm knocks out power to homes and businesses.

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Harvard Faculty Member Named Bowdoin College President

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A faculty member at the Harvard Business School will become the new president of Maine's Bowdoin College.

National Headlines

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

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President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Boehner says fixing infrastructure ‘critically important’

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The top House Republican says Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs to America's highways and bridges.