Ken & Mike

9-17 First Take
9-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the recent Navy Yard shooting, an update on congress square plaza, and the Portland city council withdrew a proposal to ban styrofoam.

Local Headlines

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

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Maine Heating Prices Continue to Fall

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say the price of heating oil in the state dropped 8 cents this week, continuing a downward trend in the price of fuel.

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Maine Ski Area Going Solar

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A Maine skiing area will soon unveil 803 solar-electric panels it says will offset 70 percent of its electricity use.

National Headlines

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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.