Ken & Mike

9-27 First Take
9-27 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss the Pirates leaving Portland, the economic impact on Portland because of the Pirates leaving, the Government shutdown and more!

Local Headlines

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LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

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GENERIC APPLE TREES

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

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Litchfield Woman Charged With OUI With Child in Vehicle

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GENERIC ACCIDENT

A Litchfield woman is facing charges for allegedly crashing her van while under her the influence of alcohol and drugs with her 4-year-old son inside.

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Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees To Pay $1.2M To Feds

GENERIC NURSING HOME

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Maine elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

National Headlines

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Fight over ‘religious objection’ proposals shifts to Arkansas

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The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from those who call them a license to discriminate is shifting toward Arkansas.

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Tsarnaev’s lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

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There’s a whiskey war being waged in Tennessee

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Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.

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Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as deadline looms

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With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.