Ken & Mike

2-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the six more inches of snow on the way, updates on the Ethiopian who hijacked a plane seeking asylum, the Craigslist murderer, and more!

Local Headlines

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LePage Wants to Require Work for Food Stamp Users

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits.

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University of Southern Maine Names New President

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University of Southern Maine officials say former Central Maine Power chief David Flanagan will lead the state's second-largest university as its new president.

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Portland To Consider A Minimum Wage Hike

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland is considering a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, two dollars more than the current statewide minimum.

National Headlines

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

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A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

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California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

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Fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots sold at major retailers including Kroger and Costco are being recalled over concerns of possible listeria contamination.