Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, March 6, 201403/06/2014

3-6 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take on developments on the Ukraine issue, the superintendent of the Riverside Psychiatric Center has been ousted because of concerns on how patients are subdued, LePage’s plans to replenish Maine’s Rainy Day fund, and more!

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Wednesday, March 5, 201403/05/2014

3-5 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take on the EU considering sanctions against Russia, Governor LePage and his plan to restore the Rainy Day Fund, the Maine House debating a bill to dock lawmakers’ pay if state shutdown occurs, plus much more!

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Tuesday, March 4, 201403/04/2014

3-4 First Take

Mike and Barry’s First Take covers updates on the Ukraine situation, the voters to decide on the fate of Congress Square Plaza, a commission approves Maine’s first virtual charter school, and more!

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Monday, March 3, 201403/03/2014

3-3 First Take

The Monday morning First Take covers the developing situation in Ukraine, the Academy Awards which took place last night, murder at the Maine State prison, and more!

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Friday, February 28, 201402/28/2014

2/28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers the Feds faulting LePage over meeting with labor officers, A Drug bust next to a Portland elementary school, American Airline’s cancels bereavement fair and more!

Thursday, February 27, 201402/27/2014

2-27 First Take

On today’s First Take Ken and Mike discuss a bill that was vetoed that would have allowed businesses to deny gay customers in Arizona, Revamped security measures at this years Boston Marathon,DHHS workers say Maine managers ignored child abuse, and more!

Wednesday, February 26, 201402/26/2014

2-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers: A key Republican senator released a proposal Tuesday to expand Maine’s Medicaid program, House of Representatives giving preliminary approval for a study of a state run virtual school, a husband and wife are now $10 million richer after finding rare coins on their property, and more!

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Tuesday, February 25, 201402/25/2014

2-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a controversial Arizona bill that would allow business owners not to serve gay citizens and it’s fate in the hands of governor Brewer weather or not to veto, a Portland ordinance would protect parks, but not Congress Square Plaza, and more!

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Monday, February 24, 201402/24/2014

2-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a Mexican drug lord captured, the Ukranian president who has said isn’t resigning is now gone, Governor LePage not to attend some meetings, and more!

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Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

2/21 Friday First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers the latest on the Ukraine crises, Portland is on a top 10 list for tax burdens, another black-eye for DHHS, a teenager charged with bomb threats and more!

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Maine Ski Area Going Solar

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A Maine skiing area will soon unveil 803 solar-electric panels it says will offset 70 percent of its electricity use.

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Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine in Maine

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A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has left her home again

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Minot Man Gets 12 Years for Arson Rampage

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) A Minot man who went on a rampage last year, setting fire to his home and his…

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

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The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases

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Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media

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In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.