Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Friday, November 14, 201411/14/2014

11-14 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Friday First Take on Obama to act on Immigration reform by the end of the year, USM to reorganize, a Secret Service ‘comedy of errors’ and m

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Thursday, November 13, 201411/13/2014

11-13 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Thursday First Take on Executive Decisions, D’s leadership in Augusta and we go to school in Md. and Mass.

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Wednesday, November 12, 201411/12/2014

11-12 First Take

Ken and Arthur give their Wednesday First Take on Obama finished in China, calls for greater stringency in Portland fire codes, an Old Town paper mill being purchased, and more!

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Tuesday, November 11, 201411/11/2014

11-11 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their First Take on Veterans Day, snow on the way, recounts in Maine, and more!

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Monday, November 10, 201411/10/2014

11-10 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on Obama in China, Kaci Hickox making it twenty one days, and a town in Mass that wants to say no to tobacco.

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Friday, November 7, 201411/07/2014

First Take 11/7/2014

Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss governor Paul LePage’s second term agenda, the price per vote each gubernatorial candidate paid during the election, accidental flu shots and more!

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Thursday, November 6, 201411/06/2014

11-6 First Take

Mike and Barry give you their Thursday First Take on how proposed bear hunting restrictions may have energized voters in this election, Angus King remaining with the Democrat congress, and more!

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Wednesday, November 5, 201411/05/2014

11-5 First Take

Mike and Dennis broadcast live from the Holiday Inn with their Wednesday First Take covering all the election results from last night!

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Tuesday, November 4, 201411/04/2014

11-4 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Tuesday First Take on election day, the latest LePage comment causing a stir, Michaud accompanied by Angus King in Skowhegan.

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Monday, November 3, 201411/03/2014

11-3 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on the day before the big election, snow causes power outages in Maine, family and friends in mourning after a deadly fire, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Senate Promotes Tolerance After Facebook Post Flap

Photo: Associated Press/Charles Dharapak

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Senate is promoting cultural and religious tolerance after a member of the chamber was criticized…

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Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

GENERIC COURT LARGE

A former state lawmaker who previously went to prison for equity skimming has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and to making false statements.

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Getaway Driver in Maine Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years

GENERIC COURT LARGE

Federal prosecutors say a Biddeford, Maine, man is being sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver during a 2013 dollar store robbery.

National Headlines

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Indiana to clarify ‘religious freedom’ law, Georgia, N.C. bills stall

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The fight over "religious freedom" proposals are facing increasing criticism from those who call them a license to discriminate.

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Tsarnaev’s lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

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There’s a whiskey war being waged in Tennessee

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Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.

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U.S. ready to work past deadline for Iran nuclear deal

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With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.