Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, May 20, 201405/20/2014

5-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers China’s accusation of US hypocrisy, missing Malaysian jetliner developments, new sex offender laws in South Portland, and more!

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Monday, May 19, 201405/19/2014

5-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the AT&T DirecTV merger, body of missing teen found in lake Arrowhead, a NH police commissioner and his use of a racial slur, and more!

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Friday, May 16, 201405/16/2014

First Take 5/16/14

Representative Barry Hobbins is in for Ken today so Mike and him discuss the Fires in California, Clippers Owner Suing the NBA, School Grades in Maine, Alexander Report on Maine Welfare, and TD Bank and strippers?

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Thursday, May 15, 201405/15/2014

5-15 First Take

Ken and Phil’s Thursday First Take covers the 9/11 memorial opening today, South Korean ferry crew charged with murder, 10 year old Kelli Murphy charged with manslaughter, and more!

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Wednesday, May 14, 201405/14/2014

5-14 First Take

Ken flies solo with a Wednesday First Take covering a mine fire in Turkey leaving 200 dead, Boko Haram to release a list of militants it wants freed, one of the Boston Bombers bought their gun at the Scarborough Cabela’s, and more!

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Tuesday, May 13, 201405/13/2014

5-13 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a Donald Sterling interview, Boko Haram updates, a NH cop who was fatally shot in a gunfight, and more!

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Monday, May 12, 201405/12/2014

5-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers Donald Sterling’s apology, Ukraine votes independence, the search in North Waterboro for a…

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Friday, May 9, 201405/09/2014

First Take 5/9

Ken and Mike discuss the House Voting on the Benghazi Incident, the Mistreatment of Veterans, LePage Discussing His Re-Election, Lawyer in Bangor and His Giant Billboard, Becky’s Diner Gets Complaints Over the Visit of Christie and LePage, and the NFL Draft.

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Thursday, May 8, 201405/08/2014

5-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Chris Christie in town, Scarborough approves dog restrictions, House votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, and more!

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Wednesday, May 7, 201405/07/2014

5-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers how the South Korean ferry disaster happened because of excess cargo, the US to help Nigeria find kidnapped girls, climate disruption, and more!

Local Headlines

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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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.

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.