Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

2/21 Friday First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers the latest on the Ukraine crises, Portland is on a top 10 list for tax burdens, another black-eye for DHHS, a teenager charged with bomb threats and more!

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Thursday, February 20, 201402/20/2014

2-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Michaud’s economic plan, the 911 call from a recent road rage killing released, protests erupt in Kiev, and more!

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Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

2-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers weather updates, the minimum wage debate in Maine, Maine care applications now asking very personal questions, and more!

Tuesday, February 18, 201402/18/2014

2-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the six more inches of snow on the way, updates on the Ethiopian who hijacked a plane seeking asylum, the Craigslist murderer, and more!

Monday, February 17, 201402/17/2014

2-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a plane hijacking by an Ethiopian seeking asylum in Geneva, snow on the way again, Mitt talks about Hillary in 2016, and more!

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Wednesday, February 12, 201402/12/2014

2-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the House votes to decide to let the government borrow enough money to pay the bills for next year, the latest on the next storm on the way, Time Warner Cable and the Civic Center reach a three year deal, plus more!

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Monday, February 10, 201402/10/2014

2-10 First Take

The Monday First Take covers the latest on the Olympics, snowmobile accidents in Maine, a salute to the Beatles, who changed the world 50 years ago today with their performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, and more!

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Friday, February 7, 201402/07/2014

2-7 Friday First Take

Mike and guest host and PR expert, Dennis Bailey cover Leno’s last night on The Tonight Show, The 2014 Sochi olympics,
and the results to restore municipal revenue-share are in!

Tuesday, February 4, 201402/04/2014

2-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a preview of the State of the State, the Dow doing lousy today, Facebook turns 10 today, plus much more!

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Monday, February 3, 201402/03/2014

2-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take gives a recap on light night’s Superbowl, four snowmobile accidents in the past several days, after 92 years as a family business, Oakhurst Dairy to be acquired by national cooperative, plus more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Senators Visiting US-Mexico Border

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U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine are part of a congressional delegation that's visiting the U.S.-Mexican border to gather more information about the immigration crisis.

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Portland’s Mysterious Google Barge To Be Scrapped

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The structure on the so-called Google barge docked in Portland Harbor appears headed to the scrap heap.

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Amtrak’s Downeaster Back To Full Schedule

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Amtrak's Downeaster is back on a regular schedule following a month of train cancellations caused by track maintenance.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

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For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.