Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Monday, June 2, 201406/02/2014

6-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take discusses the recent Taliban five for one trade, the Maine Democratic Convention takes place, a woman killed by the Amtrak Downeaster, and more!

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Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

First Take 5/30/14

Discussions about resignations, Clippers sale, Terrorist bombings, Stephen King senate support, Malaysian Airlines new information and the Spelling Bee

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

5-29 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take for the top news events this Thursday morning!

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Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

5-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers Obama on decreasing troop levels in Afghanistan, more discussion of the Santa Barbara shooting, speed limits to go up some places in Maine, and more!

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Tuesday, May 27, 201405/27/2014

5-27 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take delves into the Elliot Rodgers shooting, and the issue of gun control and more!

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Monday, May 26, 201405/26/2014

5-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers Memorial Day, Elliot Rodgers goes on killing spree, the Pope invites Israeli and Palestinian leaders to the Vatican for peace talks, and more!

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

First Take 5/23/14

Ken and Mike discuss Governor LePage, Christina Lowe found guilty, Mark Cuban’s comments, Tennessee bringing back the Electric Chair, Asylum seekers keep benefits, Ken and Mike stories from the Holiday Inn by the bay.

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

5-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Obama on the VA scandal, Kelli Murphy spared prison time, the Boston bombers used Christmas lights, and more!

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Wednesday, May 21, 201405/21/2014

5-21 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers McConnell winning the Kentucky primary, Donald Sterling updates, Maine guard general says no decision made on the 133rd, and more!

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Tuesday, May 20, 201405/20/2014

5-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers China’s accusation of US hypocrisy, missing Malaysian jetliner developments, new sex offender laws in South Portland, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Senate Confirms Public Utilities Commission Nominee

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Senate has confirmed Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s pick for the Public Utilities Commission. The…

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Environmental advocates Push Solar, Energy Efficiency Bills

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of environmental advocates are urging lawmakers to support measures aimed at expanding solar power…

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More Than 2,100 Without Power in Northern Maine

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MILO, Maine (AP) _ More than 2,100 customers are without power in northern Penobscot and Piscataquis counties as utility crews…

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

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Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

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The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

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The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.