Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

6-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers more on Bergdahl, Mike Michaud says oversight committee tried to fix issues at VA, Portland’s Yes on 1 campaign earns $70,000, and more!

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

6-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers further talks on the Bergdahl trade, three people arrested on a home invasion in Buxton, City Councillors vote to rezone 10 public parks in the city of Portland to recreation open space, and more!

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Monday, June 2, 201406/02/2014

6-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take discusses the recent Taliban five for one trade, the Maine Democratic Convention takes place, a woman killed by the Amtrak Downeaster, and more!

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Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

First Take 5/30/14

Discussions about resignations, Clippers sale, Terrorist bombings, Stephen King senate support, Malaysian Airlines new information and the Spelling Bee

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

5-29 First Take

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

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Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

5-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers Obama on decreasing troop levels in Afghanistan, more discussion of the Santa Barbara shooting, speed limits to go up some places in Maine, and more!

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Tuesday, May 27, 201405/27/2014

5-27 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take delves into the Elliot Rodgers shooting, and the issue of gun control and more!

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Monday, May 26, 201405/26/2014

5-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers Memorial Day, Elliot Rodgers goes on killing spree, the Pope invites Israeli and Palestinian leaders to the Vatican for peace talks, and more!

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

First Take 5/23/14

Ken and Mike discuss Governor LePage, Christina Lowe found guilty, Mark Cuban’s comments, Tennessee bringing back the Electric Chair, Asylum seekers keep benefits, Ken and Mike stories from the Holiday Inn by the bay.

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

5-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Obama on the VA scandal, Kelli Murphy spared prison time, the Boston bombers used Christmas lights, and more!

Local Headlines

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Police: Handcuffed Man Escapes From Cruiser

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CHELSEA, Maine (AP) Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Maine CDC Issues Hepatitis A Alert

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a worker at a Cumberland County restaurant infected with hepatitis A may have exposed customers.

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Obama Energizes Maine Democrats For Michaud

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - With less than a week until Election Day, Democrats are hoping President Barack Obama's visit to Maine will energize their base and get supporters to get out and vote to unseat Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Congress to revisit ISIS war debate after election

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Lawmakers will resume a debate on the U.S.-led fight against militants in Syria and Iraq.

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Suspect in Pa. police ambush captured after 7-week manhunt

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The survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper in a sniper attack in September was finally arrested.

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Insurers have big plans for 2015 Obamacare enrollment

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Insurers planning to sell health plans through the federal program expect at least 20 percent growth in customers.

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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.