Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

10/14/15 Eggs N’ Issues

Kicking off Eggs N’ Issues this morning with the Democratic debate, Portland mayors race, Lepage in Lewiston town meeting, Planned parenthood to forego reimbursement for fetal tissue, Republicans jump into lewiston mayors race…

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Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

10/13/15 First Take

Kicking off this fine Tuesday morning with the Dem debate, the Portland mayoral race, Speaker of House update, 2nd district congress money. Woman ordered to take hunter safety and then Playboy no longer to have nude pictures…

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Monday, October 12, 201510/12/2015

10/12/15 First Take

Kicking off this Monday morning with “Indigenous People Day”, Russia in Syria, Skowhegan mascot rally, Scenic Viewpoint ordinance, Airbnb and the Pats…

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Friday, October 9, 201510/09/2015

10/9/15 First Take

Closing out the best day of the work week – Friday with more on the El Faro, Kevin McCarthy out, Connor MacCalister pleads guilty in Shaw’s Stabbing, York HS student has knife, Poliquin accused of ethics violationi and Rock and Roll HOF nominees…

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Thursday, October 8, 201510/08/2015

10/8/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning, El Faro search ends, E Coli death, LePage panel, Anti $15 minimum wage group the Baseball playoffs and then Joey Kramer plans to open restaurant…

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Wednesday, October 7, 201510/07/2015

10/7/15 First Take

Kicking off this affectionate Wednesday…El Faro update, Carson and gun control, LePage vs. Katz, underage “Grinding”, Median pandhandling and Brady paid practice players…

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Tuesday, October 6, 201510/06/2015

10/6/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics include El Faro update, California Right to Die bill signed, LePage staff rejects request for interview, Parking lot regulation, Food stamps asset test public hearing today and in Politics – Trump pranks Rubio…

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Monday, October 5, 201510/05/2015

10/5/15 First Take

Kicking off this chilly October week with El Faro missing, South Carolina rain, Doctors without Borders and bombing of hospital, Oregon shooting aftermath, and Update on speaker of the house race and Hillary on SNL; Cyrus breaks down on SNL; Hillary to propose gun laws…

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Friday, October 2, 201510/02/2015

10/2/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis close out the week with yesterday’s Oregon Community College shooting, Hurricane Joaquin, Driver in Turner hit and run is arrested, Meth Labs in Brewer.., lots of them! The Oversight committee wants to question LePage Adm officials on GWHGate and House Majority Leader “clarifies” his comments on Benghazi…

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Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

10/1/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off October with yesterday’s Rain storm!  Hurricane Joaquin headed this way, Pope met with Kim Davis, 1st mayoral debate, Russia strikes Syria, Bridgton woman pleads not guilty to filing false rape report and then 3 more women say Bill Cosby was sexually inappropriate with them…

Local Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

LePage Keeps Vow, Backs out of Husson University Appearance

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage is backing out of an appearance at Husson University a day after vowing to stop attending ceremonial activities.

4 hours ago in Local

Fight at Strip Club leads to Stabbing in Denny’s Parking Lot

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Portland Police are looking to speak to two suspects after a stabbing this morning.

9 hours ago in Local

Maine DOT Workers Repair US Route 1 Viaduct Guardrails

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The Maine Department of Transportation has begun repairing guardrails along the U.S. Route 1 viaduct in Bath

National Headlines

6 hours ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

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The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

7 hours ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

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Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

9 hours ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

9 hours ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

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Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.