Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, November 12, 201411/12/2014

11-12 First Take

Ken and Arthur give their Wednesday First Take on Obama finished in China, calls for greater stringency in Portland fire codes, an Old Town paper mill being purchased, and more!

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Tuesday, November 11, 201411/11/2014

11-11 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their First Take on Veterans Day, snow on the way, recounts in Maine, and more!

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Monday, November 10, 201411/10/2014

11-10 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on Obama in China, Kaci Hickox making it twenty one days, and a town in Mass that wants to say no to tobacco.

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Friday, November 7, 201411/07/2014

First Take 11/7/2014

Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss governor Paul LePage’s second term agenda, the price per vote each gubernatorial candidate paid during the election, accidental flu shots and more!

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Thursday, November 6, 201411/06/2014

11-6 First Take

Mike and Barry give you their Thursday First Take on how proposed bear hunting restrictions may have energized voters in this election, Angus King remaining with the Democrat congress, and more!

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Wednesday, November 5, 201411/05/2014

11-5 First Take

Mike and Dennis broadcast live from the Holiday Inn with their Wednesday First Take covering all the election results from last night!

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Tuesday, November 4, 201411/04/2014

11-4 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Tuesday First Take on election day, the latest LePage comment causing a stir, Michaud accompanied by Angus King in Skowhegan.

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Monday, November 3, 201411/03/2014

11-3 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on the day before the big election, snow causes power outages in Maine, family and friends in mourning after a deadly fire, and more!

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Friday, October 31, 201410/31/2014

First Take 10/31/2014

Ken and Mike discuss the quarantine of the Maine nurse with Ebola, President Obama’s appearance in Maine, the capture of Eric Frein in Pennsylvania and more!

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Thursday, October 30, 201410/30/2014

10-30 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Thursday First Take on developments in the Cutler campaign, national attention over the Ebola nurse in Maine, Angus King changing endorsements, and more!

Local Headlines

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Ridership on Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry up 26 Percent in June

NOVA FERRY ARRIVES

The company that operates Maine-to-Nova Scotia ferry service says ridership in June was 26 percent higher than the same month last year.

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Police: 3 Men Arrested in Connection With Burglary Spree

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Police say three men have been charged in connection with a string of business burglaries in three Maine towns.

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Declaration of Independence Signer Being Remembered

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

A signer of the Declaration of Independence is being remembered with a granite memorial stone and bronze plaque.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.