Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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…

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Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 First Take

On today’s affectionate Wednesday’s topics include Congress / Obama to meet over budget, Planned Parenthood grilled at Congress, Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia, the Lepage heating plan, Moody’s lawsuit settles and then Jordan Spieth sets new record for tournament winnings…

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Tuesday, September 29, 201509/29/2015

9/29/15 First Take

Kicking off this soft Tuesday morning with an Afghan airstrike, Obama meets with Putin, the Senate spending bill, Trump’s tax plan, Joyce Mitchell gets sentenced and Portlanders for a Living Wage…

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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

9/28/15 First Take

Kicking off the week this morning with the Pope’s visit is over, Boehner quits as Speaker and quits Congress too, Trump 60 Minutes interview, last night’s Blood Moon eclipse the a New Gloucester woman arrested after 7 yr. old son alone in car for hours and Brady, Pats hammer Jags.  Scorched Earth Tour continues…

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Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 First Take

Closing out the week this Friday morning, topics include the Pope, New CNN republican poll, Government shutdown, Welfare in Lewiston, more on Bras in jail then Supermoon on Sunday…

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

9/24/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off today with the Pope’s visit, Government shutdown pending (again), Trump whines about rivals and media; Won’t appear on Fox, Republicans propose referendum on taxes and welfare and Bras in jail…

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

9/23/15 First Take

Today’s affectionate Wednesday topics include the Pope visiting US, LePage, Connor MacCalister to plead guilty. Syracuse kiss cam, Trash cans for needles and in sports -Yogi Berra, Jack Larson dead…

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Monday, September 21, 201509/21/2015

9/21/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off this Monday with Carson on Muslims, Trump on Obama, Fiorina’s poll numbers, Joe Biden’s wife says yes, the Pope, Baby Bella the Patriots and the Emmys…

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