Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

4-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers tornadoes that kill at least 18 in the Midwest, LA clippers owner Donald Sterling accused of racist comments, the search for the Malaysian jetliner continues, and more!

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Friday, April 25, 201404/25/2014

4/25 First Take

Barry Hobbins joins Mike to discuss the Malaysian airliner, North Korea, Rat Bite Fever, and Unions supporting republicans?

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Thursday, April 24, 201404/24/2014

4-24 First Take

Mike and Ethan tackle the events of the day on this Thursday’s First Take covering the Ukraine crisis heating up, some underage drinking in Westbrook, Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case, and more!

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Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

4-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the latest on that 15 year old stowaway, the South Korean ferry rescue mission becomes a recovery mission, the SCOTUS rules to uphold a Michigan ban on affirmative action, and more!

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Tuesday, April 22, 201404/22/2014

4-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the first Boston Marathon after the bombing last year, the continued search for the South Korean ferry, a teen breaches airport security with nothing but a comb, and more!

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Monday, April 21, 201404/21/2014

4-21 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take discuss the South Korean president saying the conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder, 36,000 runners prepare for this years Boston Marathon with security tighter than ever, today is Patriots’ Day, and much more!

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Friday, April 18, 201404/18/2014

4/18 First Take

Today Ken and Mike discuss the Sunken ferry, Missing Planes, the Crisis in the Ukraine, Welfare fines for Maine, Squirt guns to school, and Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

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Thursday, April 17, 201404/17/2014

4/17 First Take

Ken and Mike discuss the Ferry crash, Obama’s words for Putin, LePage is in the lead, USM raises, Styrofoam bans, and bringing Toy Guns to school

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Wednesday, April 16, 201404/16/2014

4-16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the one year anniversary to the Boston Bombing, controversy surrounding Joe Biden’s comments on the anniversary, a ferry off the coast of South Korea sinks, and more!

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Tuesday, April 15, 201404/15/2014

4-15 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday’s first take covers the Malaysian Airline, Smoking Ban coming to Fort Williams and The Boston Marathon Anniversary

Local Headlines

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Maine Woman Who Foiled Abduction Ready for a Fight

The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.

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Maine’s Jobless Rate Down Slightly in November

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Maine's jobless rate dipped slightly last month to 5.7 percent.

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Scientists to see if Forecast Calls for Lobsters

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Scientists will begin aiding fishermen next year by issuing weekly forecasts about lobster migration.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.

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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

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The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.