Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 First Take

On this Tuesday’s First Take- The Republican forum, Senate rejects Planned Parenthood defunding, Circus tents, Downeaster back in business and Deputy sheriff sued for handcuffing boy with ADHD then…Cecil the Lion

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Monday, August 3, 201508/03/2015

8/3/15 Firstt Take

What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports could possibly bring Mike back from vacation? Well, a Trump staffer was fired is Biden set to run? Goodell’s banner, Federal Street folly then Breasts are not weapons and Jericho the Lion is not dead. All on today’s show!

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Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

7/31/15 First Take

Phil Harriman and Ken wrap up the week with the Malaysia airline, Vetogate, Eves sues LePage, Planned Parenthood then Michaud gets a job and…Cecil the Lion…

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon kick off today’s show with the Malasian airplane…found? Did LePage know about the budget talks?, Tom Brady, Cincinnati cop charged with murder then Trump accused of not liking breastfeeding mothers and Joe Baldacci running for congress…

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 First Take

Matt Gagnon and Ken kick off today’s show with Tom Brady, more on the Old Port shootings, Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty in prison escape, Gov threatened funding of World Acadian Congress then Sandra Bland update and American kills popular lion in Africa…

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Tuesday, July 28, 201507/28/2015

7/28/15 First Take

Ken and Julie McDonald kick off today’s show with the Boy Scouts allowing gays, the search continues for teens in Florida, a second person arrested in Old Port shooting, Boston won’t have Olympics then Humanist prisoners given rights and Women in NFL – first coach, first referee…

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Monday, July 27, 201507/27/2015

7/27/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur King kick off the week with Obama in Kenya, Donald Trump increases numbers in polls, Republican referenda in Maine, Teens missing in Florida then Bobbi Kristina Brown dies and Pedro in hall of fame,,,

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Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

7/24/15 First Take

Topics to close out this fine week include theTheater shooting, Sandra Bland, State workers will want raises, Fredette raises money to defend governor veto case, Marcy’s Diner and Kendrick slanders…

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 First Take

On today’s FIrst Take…Sandra Bland, Donald Trump, Anthony Lord, Marcy’s Diner, thenLePage gives raises and Pot Fest unlikely to take place…

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take…Donald Trump, the Sandra Bland case, Dennis Deschaine, Marcy’s then Matt Lauzon threatens suit and Maine children in poverty…

Local Headlines

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The Maine Legislature has voted overwhelmingly to override Maine Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill to increase the availability of a drug overdose antidote.

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Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland

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Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

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Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges

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A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.