Ken & Mike

12-31 First Take
12-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers another suspected suicide bombing in Russia as the Winter Olympics approaches, New Years Eve, New Hampshire considering marijuana legalization, and more!

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Squirrel Causes Lewiston Power Outage

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A power outage that knocked out electricity to thousands of homes and businesses in Lewiston is being blamed on a squirrel.

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

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The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases

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Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media

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In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.