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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Otisfield House Burns In Fire; Family Not Home

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OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) - A home, a barn and a couple of vehicles have been destroyed by fire in Otisfield, but nobody was home at the time.

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Presque Isle Man’s Van Strikes, Kills Moose

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ASHLAND, Maine (AP) - State police say a northern Maine man narrowly escaped injury when his minivan struck a moose on Route 163.

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3-Alarm Blaze Torches Biddeford Apartment Building

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) - A three-alarm blaze that required the response of more than 100 firefighters severely damaged a Biddeford apartment building, but there were no reports of serious injuries.

National Headlines

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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.

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine, has died.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.