Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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!

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Tuesday, May 6, 201405/06/2014

5-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers council of Europe meeting on Ukraine situation, Christian prayer ruled constitutional in city council meetings, the Maine People’s Alliance apologizes over offensive leaflet, and more!

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Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

5-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage at the Maine Taxpayer Union Rally, Still no luck on finding the missing jetliner, with Sterling out, the NBA to appoint an overseer for the Clippers, a circus tragedy in Rhode Island, and more!

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Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

First Take 5/2/14

Ken and Mike discuss the Governor Vetoes, Missing Plane Conspiracies, Missing Girl in Waterville, Obamacare a success in Maine, Easy Pass, and Adults wanting to stay in Maine

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Thursday, May 1, 201405/01/2014

5-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First take cover Jon Karl vs Jay Carney on Benghazi developments, rain downpours across the country this week, the minimum wage vote…how did our Senators in Maine vote? Much more!

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Wednesday, April 30, 201404/30/2014

4-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the hammer coming down in the NBA, a poll puts LePage and Michaud in a dead heat, 16 more vetoes coming from the Governors office putting the total at 179, and more!

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Tuesday, April 29, 201404/29/2014

4-29 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers tornadoes continuing to hammer the Midwest, punishment for Donald Sterling coming today, EBT ID’s in Maine, and more!

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Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

4-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers tornadoes that kill at least 18 in the Midwest, LA clippers owner Donald Sterling accused of racist comments, the search for the Malaysian jetliner continues, and more!

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Friday, April 25, 201404/25/2014

4/25 First Take

Barry Hobbins joins Mike to discuss the Malaysian airliner, North Korea, Rat Bite Fever, and Unions supporting republicans?

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Thursday, April 24, 201404/24/2014

4-24 First Take

Mike and Ethan tackle the events of the day on this Thursday’s First Take covering the Ukraine crisis heating up, some underage drinking in Westbrook, Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case, 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.

National Headlines

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U.S. consumers are feeling good

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Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.

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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.