Ken & Mike

5-29 First Take
5-29 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take for the top news events this Thursday morning!

Local Headlines

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Maine’s August Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

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Maine's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in August to 5.6 percent.

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Maine-Built Clipper Found on Ocean Floor

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A Maine-built clipper ship that sank while transporting cargo from Boston has been discovered off the coast of California.

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OSHA Investigates Death of Elephant Caretaker

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Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a Maine man who was crushed by an elephant in his care this month.

National Headlines

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Scots spurn independence in historic vote but demand new powers

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Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.

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Suspect in Pa. police ambush put on FBI wanted list

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A week-long manhunt continues for alleged cop killer Eric Frein, who was added to the FBI's "most wanted" list.

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Congress votes to arm Syrian rebels, fund goverment

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The U.S. Congress approved plans to train and arm moderate rebels to battle Islamic State.

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White House: 7.3M Americans have paid Obamacare premiums

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More than 7 million people are up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under the health care law.