Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 First Take

On Today’s first take, Mike and Dennis talk about Ted Cruz announcing his run for the presidency, Stephen King knocks out LePage, Starbucks baristas will stop enforcing racially charged conversation at the register and the NCAA tourney brackets.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Today’s topics include ISIS attacks in Tunisia, LePage and Stephen King duke it out, the Pledge of Allegience is back in the spotlight in South Portland and then. Spring starts today! What was the impact of winter on Maine’s businesses?

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Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike will talk about the aftermath of the Israeli election, David Labonte gets 10 years in prison, George Boynton gets his dog back, then Pam Smart speaks out against her husband’s killers being released while she still stays in prison…

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 First Take

The Israelis have spoken, Netenyahu wins his election. Then the guys talk about LePage withholding land bonds, the Penn state frat has been suspended and then Robert Redford speaks at Colby college.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 First Take

It’s St. Patty’s Day! Our topics this Tuesday include Israel, Robert Durst, tuition freeze at UMaine and then Hillary’s poll numbers apparently haven’t changed!

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 First Take

It’s time to rejoice! Ken has returned and the guy’s have been reunited. Today’s topics? Ferguson suspect is currently in custody….Putin is currently missing, more on the Clinton emails and then the NCAA tourney.

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Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Mike and Barry talk about Pamela Smart’s lover being released on parole in Maine after a past killing and extended sentence. In a surprising announcement, Governor LePage wants to eliminate the state income tax by 2020 and then more about fraternity internal investigations of racism.

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Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk about the two cops shot in Ferguson and the police force that is seemingly being ton apart. Then, Mike Willette is still being haunted by his social media posts and, another video leaked on social media shows a viscous attack between high school girls.

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Wednesday, March 11, 201503/11/2015

3/11/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk about Hillary’s email “scandal”, Derrelle Revis in the NFL, and the Ebola nurse announces she’s leaving Maine…

Local Headlines

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Stormy Weather Leads to Rare Tornado Warning in Maine

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The National Weather Service says it issued a rare tornado warning for part of Maine including Pittsfield as a series of thunderstorms moved across the state.

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Probe Sought into Claim that LePage Forced Official’s Ouster

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Two Democratic Maine lawmakers want the state's watchdog agency to investigate claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage forced the president of the World Acadian Congress to resign.

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Maine Health Department Nixes Grant to Fund Well Water Tests

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The Maine Department of Health and Human Services says it will no longer accept a grant established to fund well water tests for arsenic.

National Headlines

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

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The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.