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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…

morning-news-podcast

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…

morning-news-podcast

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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morning-news-podcast

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

morning-news-podcast

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…

morning-news-podcast

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…

Local Headlines

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Riverview Superintendent Hopes To End Mandated Extra Hours

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The new superintendent of the Riverview Psychiatric Hospital hopes to eliminate mandated extra hours for workers once he completes additional hiring.

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Students Confirmed For Admission Up 22 Percent At UMaine

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ORONO, Maine (AP) Statistics released by the University of Maine's flagship campus found that its incoming class confirmed for admission in September has increased by 22 percent compared to last year.

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Portland Councilors Approve Lease For New Nova Scotia Ferry

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland city councilors unanimously voted to approve a lease agreement with a ferry line to resume service from the city to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators’ home turf

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President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November.

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move echoed by other locales, in a case focusing on how the ordinance affected local franchises like McDonald's.

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Trump hopes to land decisive blow in Indiana showdown with Cruz

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New York billionaire Donald Trump hopes that Indiana's nominating contest on Tuesday will make him unstoppable in what originally had seemed to many a quixotic quest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.