Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, May 1, 201405/01/2014

5-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First take cover Jon Karl vs Jay Carney on Benghazi developments, rain downpours across the country this week, the minimum wage vote…how did our Senators in Maine vote? Much more!

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Wednesday, April 30, 201404/30/2014

4-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the hammer coming down in the NBA, a poll puts LePage and Michaud in a dead heat, 16 more vetoes coming from the Governors office putting the total at 179, and more!

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Tuesday, April 29, 201404/29/2014

4-29 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers tornadoes continuing to hammer the Midwest, punishment for Donald Sterling coming today, EBT ID’s in Maine, and more!

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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

Local Headlines

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Unemployment Falls in Maine and Nationwide

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Maine's labor officials say the unemployment rate dropped slightly in December.

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Blizzard Shutting Down Maine Airports, Trains

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Much of Maine's transportation grid is shutting down in anticipation of a blizzard that could immobilize travel in many parts of the state.

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Maine Residents Preparing for Huge Snowstorm

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Maine residents are buying groceries and running last-minute errands to prepare for a winter storm that could drop as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas.

National Headlines

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

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President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Boehner says fixing infrastructure ‘critically important’

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The top House Republican says Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs to America's highways and bridges.