Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

1-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers Chris Christie, a taxpayer funded study on Maine’s welfare system, Gov. Lepage signs bill to label Genetically Modified Food, Portland considers a shopping bag fee and more!

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

1-9 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers a brewing political scandal in New Jersey, a spiel between Janet Mills and Governor LePage, Maine’s poor broadband service, and more!

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

1-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the polar vortex, Mainers on welfare using EBT cards to make purchases at bars and smoke shops, LePage says 12 year old’s should be allowed to work, and more!

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

1-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks about road conditions. Are they as bad as warned? Also, the search continues for the driver who killed a Poland man in an act of road rage, the new chair of the Fed has been chosen, and more!

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

1-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take keeps you up to date on the latest weather here and around the rest of the country, a Poland man the victim of a random act of road rage, plus much more!

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

1-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take asks the question, what’s the toughest job during the storm? The New DHHS Building and the latest in School cancellations!

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

12-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers another suspected suicide bombing in Russia as the Winter Olympics approaches, New Years Eve, New Hampshire considering marijuana legalization, and more!

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Monday, December 30, 201312/30/2013

12-30 First Take

Ken and Arthur’s Monday First Take covers a New York Times report on Benghazi, the White House claiming two million Obamacare signups, stormwatch updates, and more!

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Friday, December 27, 201312/27/2013

12-27 First Take

Ken and Demi Kouzounas (sitting in for a vacationing Mike Violette) discuss Mainers who are still without power, Shipping Delays and the dangers of Carbon Monoxide.

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Thursday, December 26, 201312/26/2013

12-26 First Take

The Monday First Take covers UPS having some delivery problems before Christmas, thousands of Mainers still without power, a Duck Dynasty marathon on A&E, and more!

Local Headlines

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Officials: Maine Paper Mill Closing; 570 Jobs Lost

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Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

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Maine Panel Approves 2014-15 Scallop Rules

GENERIC SCALLOP LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A key Maine advisory council is approving the rules for the state's forthcoming scallop fishing season.

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Oxford Woman Gets 18 Months for Fatal Crash

GENERIC COURT LARGE

PARIS, Maine (AP) _ A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.

National Headlines

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

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Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.