Ken & Mike

2-12 First Take
2-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the House votes to decide to let the government borrow enough money to pay the bills for next year, the latest on the next storm on the way, Time Warner Cable and the Civic Center reach a three year deal, plus more!

Local Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Maine Bookstore Owner Makes Huge Profit in Rare Stamp Sale

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A central Maine bookstore owner cashed in after selling a set of rare U.S. Postal Service stamps that brought in just under $60,000 at an auction in Fairfield

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Landlord Who Killed Tenants Over Parking to be Sentenced

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A judge is due to sentence a Maine landlord who admitted killing two tenants in 2012 over a dispute about parking spots after a snowstorm.

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Maine-Based Delorme is Being Purchased by Swiss-Based Garmin

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Delorme, a Maine-based mapmaker and manufacturer of hand-held satellite communications, is being purchased by Swiss-based Garmin.

National Headlines

4 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

8 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

9 hours ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

9 hours ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.