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

2 hours ago in Local

LePage says he will re-nominate Beardsley for confirmation

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Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he will renominate William Beardsley to serve as education commissioner in the next legislative session.

4 hours ago in Local

Senators Want Vets Committee to Sign Off on Medical Leases

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Maine's two U.S. senators are among a group of legislators who want the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for medical facilities in 12 states.

6 hours ago in Local

Susan Hunter will remain UMaine President through 2018

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The University of Maine System says Susan Hunter will remain president of the flagship campus in Orono through at least the summer 2018.

National Headlines

7 hours ago in National

‘Flags in’ for Memorial Day weekend

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The tradition marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities around the nation.

9 hours ago in National

Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

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Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president.

12 hours ago in National

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

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The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

13 hours ago in National

Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.