Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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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Thursday, February 20, 201402/20/2014

2-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Michaud’s economic plan, the 911 call from a recent road rage killing released, protests erupt in Kiev, and more!

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Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

2-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers weather updates, the minimum wage debate in Maine, Maine care applications now asking very personal questions, and more!

Tuesday, February 18, 201402/18/2014

2-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the six more inches of snow on the way, updates on the Ethiopian who hijacked a plane seeking asylum, the Craigslist murderer, and more!

Monday, February 17, 201402/17/2014

2-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a plane hijacking by an Ethiopian seeking asylum in Geneva, snow on the way again, Mitt talks about Hillary in 2016, and more!

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Wednesday, February 12, 201402/12/2014

2-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the House votes to decide to let the government borrow enough money to pay the bills for next year, the latest on the next storm on the way, Time Warner Cable and the Civic Center reach a three year deal, plus more!

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Monday, February 10, 201402/10/2014

2-10 First Take

The Monday First Take covers the latest on the Olympics, snowmobile accidents in Maine, a salute to the Beatles, who changed the world 50 years ago today with their performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, and more!

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Friday, February 7, 201402/07/2014

2-7 Friday First Take

Mike and guest host and PR expert, Dennis Bailey cover Leno’s last night on The Tonight Show, The 2014 Sochi olympics,
and the results to restore municipal revenue-share are in!

Tuesday, February 4, 201402/04/2014

2-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a preview of the State of the State, the Dow doing lousy today, Facebook turns 10 today, plus much more!

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Monday, February 3, 201402/03/2014

2-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take gives a recap on light night’s Superbowl, four snowmobile accidents in the past several days, after 92 years as a family business, Oakhurst Dairy to be acquired by national cooperative, plus more!

Local Headlines

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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

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A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

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Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

National Headlines

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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

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A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the biggest newsmakers this week.

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Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

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Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

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Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.