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Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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

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Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 First Take

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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…

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Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 Podcast Dana Connors

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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…

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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

In Ken & Mike's First Take, Podcasts

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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Maine Legislature Votes to Override Drug Antidote Veto

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The Maine Legislature has voted overwhelmingly to override Maine Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill to increase the availability of a drug overdose antidote.

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Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland

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Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

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Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges

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A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.