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Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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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…

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Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Karen Travers

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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.

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Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 First Take

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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…

Saturday, October 24, 201510/24/2015

10-24 Roy McKinney

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Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 Podcast Bill Nemitz

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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

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Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 Podcast Rick Lowell

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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…

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Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 Podcast Lana Zak

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Hillary Clinton’s testimony Thursday before the House committee investigating Benghazi…considered a critical moment in her race for president.    The former Secretary of State spent hours answering questions on the role she played in the response to the Benghazi terror attack.   In one exchange, Republican Mike Pompeo suggested someone needed to be fired. Clinton said that was evaluated but they could not find a breach of duty.   She said she  took responsibility and before she left office she launched reforms to better protect our people in the field. Among the 4 American lives lost, a friend, Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The allegation that she didn’t do all she could to save his life, she said has caused her to lose sleep calling the claim:  a very personally painful accusation.  And President Obama invited White House reporters into the Oval Office Thursday to watch him veto a major defense policy bill recently passed by congressional Republicans, but one the President says falls “woefully short” and “resorts to gimmicks.”

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Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

Honoring the Buddha by closing out the week with some morning news – Hillary gets grilled, an ISIS prison raid, Paul Ryan, El Faro ship debris, PPH endorse Ethan – two counselors school board member Brennan and then Fogel victims get $100k each…

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Thursday, October 22, 201510/22/2015

10/22/15 Capital Insights

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Former Two Term Maine Governor and 4 term Congressman John Baldacci joins Ken and Mike every other Thursday after the WGAN morning news at 8AM…

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Thursday, October 22, 201510/22/2015

10/22/15 Mayoral Debate Pt.2

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Mayor Michael Brennan, Thomas MacMillan and former State Senator Ethan Strimling join Ken and Mike in the studio for a full-on round table, two part debate…

Local Headlines

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Maine Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pipe Beating Death

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A judge has imposed a 45-year prison sentence on a Maine man convicted in the pipe-beating death of another man in 2013.

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Maine Man Charged in Father’s Death Pleads Guilty

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A Maine man who told detectives he got drunk, didn't take his medication and does not remember fatally shooting his father has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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Man who Defrauded more than 12 Banks, Businesses Sentenced

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A federal judge has sentenced an Augusta man to more than two years in prison for defrauding more than a dozen banks and businesses by using altered and counterfeit checks.

National Headlines

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Consumers flexing their muscles

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U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

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Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

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