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morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 Podcast Zach Heiden

Zach Heiden from the ACLU of Maine joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss proposed legislation on prisoners’ communication rights in Maine prisons…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 Podcast Andrew Bossie

 Executive Director of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections, Andrew Bossie joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss the idea of clean Elections and campaign funding in Maine…

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

Every Tuesday after the 7AM news, ABC Political Analyst Trey Hardin joins Ken and Mike to discuss the latest in Politics…

firsttake

Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 First Take

On the fast track to the end of October, Trump in the news again – $1 mil loan, Carson 14 pts ahead, the Budget deal, Parade crash update, Prison communication proposal, Soul of Portland files ethic complaint and Meat eaters will get cancer…

morning-news-podcast

Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Dana Connors

Discussing his Op Ed peice opposing Q1 that was in the Press Herald today, Dana Connors discusses question 1 with Ken and Mike this morning…

morning-news-podcast

Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

Steve Mistler from the Portland Press Herald joins Ken and Mike every Monday after the 8AM news to talk about the world of local politics, the election and recent articles in the Herald…

morning-news-podcast

Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Karen Travers

After years of complaints from teachers, parents and students alike, the Obama administration has announced new guidelines toward standardized tests, saying kids spend too much time taking “unnecessary” exams in schools. The administration admitted that some of their current policies have been part of the problem. Among the new guidelines, which are recommendations and not regulations, take only “tests that are worth taking,” and no more of 2% of classroom time should be test taking. Obama will meet with teachers and representatives of states and school districts on Monday to discuss the issue.

firsttake

Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 First Take

Kicking off this week with a Driver killing 4 at OSU homecoming, the Governor hating on women, Clinton’s Birthday – Katy Perry endorses, Trump is “most electable” in poll, LePage hating on Katz…

morning-news-podcast

Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 Podcast Bill Nemitz

Portland Press Herald’s own Bill Nemitz joins Ken and MIke for a weekly discussion after the 8AM news. Today’s main topic includes lottery tickets being referred to as a “poor tax”…bill

morning-news-podcast

Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 Podcast Rick Lowell

Talking about this Sunday’s Comic Expo at the Portland Expo Stadium – Owner of Casablanca Comics, Rick Lowell answers Ken and MIke’s questions about the gathering…

Local Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 73-Year-Old Woman at Gunpoint

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Police have arrested a 32-year-old Waterville man after they say he broke into the home of a 73-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her at gunpoint this past weekend.

10 hours ago in Local

LePage Withdraws His Nomination for Maine Education Chief

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Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination of Bill Beardsley as education commissioner because he says Democrats plan to reject Beardsley for reasons unrelated to his qualifications for the job.

10 hours ago in Local

No Settlement in Lawsuit Over Stun Gunned Man’s Death

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No settlement has been reached after a day-long federal court hearing about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun.

National Headlines

17 hours ago in National

Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

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They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

19 hours ago in National

Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics

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A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

19 hours ago in National

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

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The budget for the fiscal year beginning on Oct. 1 is largely a political document and is unlikely to be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress.

19 hours ago in National

National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

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The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.