Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

9/24/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off today with the Pope’s visit, Government shutdown pending (again), Trump whines about rivals and media; Won’t appear on Fox, Republicans propose referendum on taxes and welfare and Bras in jail…

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

9/23/15 First Take

Today’s affectionate Wednesday topics include the Pope visiting US, LePage, Connor MacCalister to plead guilty. Syracuse kiss cam, Trash cans for needles and in sports -Yogi Berra, Jack Larson dead…

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Monday, September 21, 201509/21/2015

9/21/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off this Monday with Carson on Muslims, Trump on Obama, Fiorina’s poll numbers, Joe Biden’s wife says yes, the Pope, Baby Bella the Patriots and the Emmys…

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Friday, September 18, 201509/18/2015

9/18/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins close out the week with Trump’s Muslim statements, Portland cop praised for saving heroin addict/message on facebook, Hillary in Portland today, Mainers like to drink!  We get 46 million from liquor contract then Skowhegan Indian controversy continues and a UNH Law class on Deflategate…

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Thursday, September 17, 201509/17/2015

9/17/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Thursday morning with last night’s “Donald Trump” Debate with the current 11 candidates, more on the Refugee crisis, Food stamps change, Ahmed Mohamed arrest for clock then Plastic bags to be banned in Falmouth and Tom Brady endorses Trump…

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Wednesday, September 16, 201509/16/2015

9/16/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Wednesday morning with the CNN Debate, Iran vote in Senate, Lepage and LMF. Poliquin and the Export-Import Bank, Cassidy Patten and is Portland a sanctuary city?

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Tuesday, September 15, 201509/15/2015

9-15 Eggs and Issues

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Monday, September 14, 201509/14/2015

9/14/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off the week with the Refugee crisis, CBS News poll says Sanders up by 22 pts, Westbrook considers making landlords liable for displaced tenants, Next up to ban plastic bags? Falmouth? Booted cars in private lots in Portland and Moses Malone Passes away at 60…

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Friday, September 11, 201509/11/2015

9/11/15 First Take

On a commemorative 9/11 edition of the Ken and Mike show, Mike and Jeremy Fischer start First Take with the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, Patriots raise banner, Biden says
he’s unsure of a run for Prez, Clinton continues to lose ground, Portland car booting in private lots, Brennan calls min. wage hike “historic”…

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Thursday, September 10, 201509/10/2015

9/10/15 First Take

Jeremy Fischer and Mike open up this Thursday morning with – Portland City Council reverses and keeps tipped workers min. wage at 3.75, South Portland City Council approves 5 cent shopping bag fee and bans polystyrene. Are you ready for some football?! Pats raise the banner tonight vs. Steelers. Some southern Maine schools close because of heat yesterday, then Hillary slams Obama and the Appalachian Trail record setting hiker fined $500 for drinking on trail after setting record….

Local Headlines

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Joe Baldacci Drops Out of Race for Maine’s 2nd District

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Democrat Joe Baldacci is dropping out of the Democratic primary race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

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Police are Looking for Man Who Fled After High-Speed Chase

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Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after his car crashed in Manchester after a high-speed police chase.

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More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

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The U.S. Department of health and Human Services says more than 84,000 Mainers signed up for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

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Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

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About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

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Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.