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morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, October 16, 201310/16/2013

10-16 Eye on Politics

In Podcasts

Political analysts Phil and Ethan join to give their thoughts and insight on government shutdown, and the impending default.

firsttake

Wednesday, October 16, 201310/16/2013

10-16 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the government talks that continue with two days left until default, a Portland restaurant inspector was paid to quit and keep quiet, sports updates and more!

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, October 15, 201310/15/2013

10-15 Trey Hardin

In Podcasts

ABC political analyst Trey Hardin, joins to discuss the possible deal on the way for the Thursday deadline on the debt ceiling with default impending.

firsttake

Tuesday, October 15, 201310/15/2013

10-15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the deal they are close to reaching in the government before the Thursday default deadline, the search for Abigail Hernandez continues with no results as of yet, news on the Waterfront Protection Ordinance, and more!

morning-news-podcast

Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

10-14 Steve Mistler

In Podcasts

Portland Press Herald’s Steve Mistler joins to discuss his column in the paper this week.

firsttake

Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

10-14 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the continued government shutdown, the impending default, and more!

morning-news-podcast

Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

10-11 Bill Nemitz

In Podcasts

Ken and Mike talk with Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz about his latest article about Governor Paul Lepage declaring a “Civil Emergency.”

morning-news-podcast

Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

10-11 Shenna Bellows

In Podcasts

Ken and Mike speak with the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine, Shenna Bellows who is running for the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat currently occupied by Susan Collins.

firsttake

Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

10-11 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers the Debt ceiling, the Government Shutdown, Gov. Paul Lepage declaring an emergency to help State workers, tag is banned in many schools and more!

morning-news-podcast

Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

10-10 Mike Violette

In Podcasts

Mike Violette takes the mic in a rant about the president and how the government shutdown has impacted veterans.

Local Headlines

in Local

Maine Candidates Spar Over Potential Debates

GENERIC VOTE

As debate season looms, the candidates vying for Maine governor and 2nd Congressional District are squabbling over who should be included.

in Local

Senate President’s PAC Fined For Finance Violation

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

The Maine Senate President's leadership political action committee will pay a $1,500 fine for a campaign finance violation.

in Local

Maine Senate Confirms LePage Judicial Nominees

GENERIC COURT LARGE

The Maine Senate has unanimously confirmed Republican Gov. Paul LePage's judicial nominees.

National Headlines

in National

Divided House abandons vote on border bill

immigration

Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.

in National

Jobless claims up, wage growth starting to push higher

jobs

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a stronger labor market.

in National

Regulators question Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

verizon

Regulators are "deeply troubled" by Verizon's plan to slow data downloads for customers on the older unlimited data plans.

in National

House approves $17B veterans health care bill

veterans

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.