Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

Wednesday, February 26, 201402/26/2014

2-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers: A key Republican senator released a proposal Tuesday to expand Maine’s Medicaid program, House of Representatives giving preliminary approval for a study of a state run virtual school, a husband and wife are now $10 million richer after finding rare coins on their property, and more!

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Tuesday, February 25, 201402/25/2014

2-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a controversial Arizona bill that would allow business owners not to serve gay citizens and it’s fate in the hands of governor Brewer weather or not to veto, a Portland ordinance would protect parks, but not Congress Square Plaza, and more!

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Monday, February 24, 201402/24/2014

2-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a Mexican drug lord captured, the Ukranian president who has said isn’t resigning is now gone, Governor LePage not to attend some meetings, and more!

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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!

Local Headlines

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Maine to Close Parts of State to Rockweed Harvest

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Maine officials are working on a plan to close ecologically sensitive parts of the state to rockweed harvesting on the state's coast.

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Data Breach Reported at Portland’s Otto Pizza

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A pizza chain says the credit card numbers of 900 customers were potentially exposed in a data breach at two pizza restaurants in Portland, Maine.

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Maine Town Puts Moratorium on Wind Energy Projects

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Residents of a Maine town are calling for a six-month moratorium on wind energy projects.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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March, memorial service planned in embattled Missouri town

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National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.