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Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike go over Homeland Security’s funding, yesterday’s pileup on I95 in Bangor, Net Neutrality vote tomorrow and legal marijuana in DC.

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Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/14 First Take

On today’s First Take – Ken and Mike are going to talk about the people in local shelters who allegedly have cash in the bank, Eddie Routh is found guilty in the sniper case, the Department of Homeland security’s funding and then, FCC and net neutrality updates…

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Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 First Take

First on the list, Net Neutrality. 3 days before the vote on net neutrality, the FCC is being called to release the net neutrality bill to the public. There has been dangerously large hunks of ice falling around Portland, and have Peanut allergies been thwarted by exposing children at a young enough age?

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Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 First Take

To kick of this week, Ken and Mike talk about Terror groups threatening to attack the Mall of Americe, the Fairpoint strikes have appeared to reach a conclusion and LePage cracks down on government computers being used for porn…

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Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha it’s Friday! On today’s show, the guys go over the Fairpoint settlement news, but will it result in better service? Then, parking bans in Portland have effected local business. Later, the Sniper trial’s defense rests…

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Thursday, February 19, 201502/19/2015

2/19/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss the Snow, Obama’s terrorism summit, LePage vs Moody’s diner and Deflategate is back…

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Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/18/15 First Take

It’s Ken and Mike’s grand reunion! First in the news, the two teenagers lost on Maine trails were found safe and unharmed yesterday, Maine is looking at 250k for a whistleblower document shredding case, then Moody’s diner is being scrutinized by LePage for religious discrimination, but has he gone too far?

Also, more ISIS.

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Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 First Take

Is ISIS growing at warp speed? The state department says “We can’t kill our way out of it.” A Judge bars Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Then, NBC gave the SNL special far more air time than the ISIS beheadings.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 First Take

On this Mike and Barry edition of First Take; They talked up the blizzard and what happened? Parking bans and no snow. Then, ISIS is in Egypt and today is President’s day!

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 First Take

On this Friday’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk today about the next Snowmageddon, LePage asks to review medicaid case,…

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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Maine Studying Plan to Transplant Sea Urchins for Fishing

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Maine fishing regulators want to close an area to sea urchin fishing so they can evaluate a plan to transplant the spiny creatures.

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Environmentalists Press on with Maine Lynx Trapping Lawsuit

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A coalition of environmental groups says it will press on with a lawsuit designed to provide more protections for Maine's lynx despite new trapping restrictions adopted by the state.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.