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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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Friday, September 18, 201509/18/2015

9/18/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins close out the week with Trump’s Muslim statements, Portland cop praised for saving heroin addict/message on facebook, Hillary in Portland today, Mainers like to drink!  We get 46 million from liquor contract then Skowhegan Indian controversy continues and a UNH Law class on Deflategate…

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Thursday, September 17, 201509/17/2015

9/17/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Thursday morning with last night’s “Donald Trump” Debate with the current 11 candidates, more on the Refugee crisis, Food stamps change, Ahmed Mohamed arrest for clock then Plastic bags to be banned in Falmouth and Tom Brady endorses Trump…

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Wednesday, September 16, 201509/16/2015

9/16/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Wednesday morning with the CNN Debate, Iran vote in Senate, Lepage and LMF. Poliquin and the Export-Import Bank, Cassidy Patten and is Portland a sanctuary city?

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Tuesday, September 15, 201509/15/2015

9-15 Eggs and Issues

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Monday, September 14, 201509/14/2015

9/14/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off the week with the Refugee crisis, CBS News poll says Sanders up by 22 pts, Westbrook considers making landlords liable for displaced tenants, Next up to ban plastic bags? Falmouth? Booted cars in private lots in Portland and Moses Malone Passes away at 60…

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Friday, September 11, 201509/11/2015

9/11/15 First Take

On a commemorative 9/11 edition of the Ken and Mike show, Mike and Jeremy Fischer start First Take with the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, Patriots raise banner, Biden says
he’s unsure of a run for Prez, Clinton continues to lose ground, Portland car booting in private lots, Brennan calls min. wage hike “historic”…

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Thursday, September 10, 201509/10/2015

9/10/15 First Take

Jeremy Fischer and Mike open up this Thursday morning with – Portland City Council reverses and keeps tipped workers min. wage at 3.75, South Portland City Council approves 5 cent shopping bag fee and bans polystyrene. Are you ready for some football?! Pats raise the banner tonight vs. Steelers. Some southern Maine schools close because of heat yesterday, then Hillary slams Obama and the Appalachian Trail record setting hiker fined $500 for drinking on trail after setting record….

Local Headlines

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Boy, 12, Stole School Bus, Was Stopped By Passer-By

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a school bus and went on a brief joy ride before being stopped by a man who followed the vehicle and took control of it.

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Former Madison Officers File Age Discrimination Complaints

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MADISON, Maine (AP) —Two former Madison police officers say they were discriminated against due to their age when the town transferred police operations to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office last year.

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Maine’s Meaty Mollusks Likely Bring Strong Scallop Season

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.

National Headlines

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Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

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Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

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Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate

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Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.