Ken & Mike

4/17 First Take
4/17 First Take

Ken and Mike discuss the Ferry crash, Obama’s words for Putin, LePage is in the lead, USM raises,  Styrofoam bans, and bringing Toy Guns to school

Local Headlines

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Gas Prices Drop Nearly a Dime in Maine

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Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly a dime per gallon in the past week.

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Man Who Drove Through Dunkin Donuts Identified

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) Police in Maine say an 81-year-old man and five others were injured after he drove his minivan through the window of a Dunkin' Donuts store.

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The Hunt Is On For Maine’s Black Bears As Season Begins

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine's annual season for hunting black bears is beginning with hunters heading to the woods to check sites baited for bruins.

National Headlines

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.