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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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Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

2/12/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take with Mike and Dennis Bailey, the guys talk about LePage’s first town hall meeting last night in Westbrook, then Obama announces a request for war against ISIS, and Powerball winners around the country have been announced.

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Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

2/11/15 First Take

On this Wednesday’s First Take, Mike and Dennis Bailey talk about the aftermath of Brian Willian’s 6 month suspension, then John Stweart reflects on his 17 years of service on the Daily show and plans to pass on his legacy. Kayla Muler, the American captive held by ISIS has been confirmed to be deceased. And tonight in Westbrook is LePage’s town hall meeting.

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Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 “Eggs and Issues” Fist Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss Gay Marriage in Alabama, Obama is talking of arming the Ukraine Military, Sangillo’s bar in Portland is also closing after being a popular local bar.

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Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 First Take

This Monday’s First Take kicks off the week with more snow! Brian William’s is going to take a break from television appearances but will this and his apology help his seemingly doomed situation? Also, Maine’s jail system is considering a “safety” based release system rather than an exclusive bail system for prisoners.

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Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 First Take

On this Friday’s First Take; ISIS has been using a black market for women and children and and exploitation, Brian Williams is still in the news but should he be? Also, Maine’s branch of Anthem had a severe security breech revealing SSNs, phone numbers, names, email address, street address and more…

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Thursday, February 5, 201502/05/2015

2/5/15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of First Take, NBC anchor Brian Williams admits he was not in a downed helicopter during a notorious report years ago, Portland is getting another layer of snow today but where do we put it?? And Sports Illustrated is releasing it’s first issue to include a plus-sized model in an advertisement.

Local Headlines

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Quotes from Around Maine About Leon Gorman

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``Leon was a larger-than-life figure in my world growing up. He was my dad, yet his life was closely intertwined with the company he built, nurtured and loved. Not surprisingly, the personality traits that describe our company fit my Dad to a tee. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, loyal, friendly, an experienced guide, sense of humor, respectful, outdoor oriented, authentic, vigorous, and environmentally aware.''

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Manslaughter Conviction Upheld in Double-Fatal Crash

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The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.

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Saddleback Says Fundraising Fell Short, Resort is For Sale

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The popular Saddleback ski area says it has fallen short on fundraising for a new chairlift but that there may be a buyer to save the upcoming season.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

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Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.