Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, October 17, 201310/17/2013

10-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the debt ceiling negotiations coming through. The ball was kicked down the road, but who came out the winners? That and more!

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Wednesday, October 16, 201310/16/2013

10-16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the government talks that continue with two days left until default, a Portland restaurant inspector was paid to quit and keep quiet, sports updates and more!

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Tuesday, October 15, 201310/15/2013

10-15 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the deal they are close to reaching in the government before the Thursday default deadline, the search for Abigail Hernandez continues with no results as of yet, news on the Waterfront Protection Ordinance, and more!

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Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

10-14 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the continued government shutdown, the impending default, and more!

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Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

10-11 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers the Debt ceiling, the Government Shutdown, Gov. Paul Lepage declaring an emergency to help State workers, tag is banned in many schools and more!

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Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

10-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the president hosting top house Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that is shuttered much of the government and threatened a catastrophic federal default, governor LePage declares the state in need of a civil emergency, and more!

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Tuesday, October 8, 201310/08/2013

10-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest twist in the budget battle, the impending debt ceiling decision, the Portland City Council to take up a vote on a buffer zone for Planned Parenthood, and more!

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Monday, October 7, 201310/07/2013

10-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the government shutdown entering its second week, an Al-Qaeda operative captured, Ted Cruz on the debt ceiling, and more!

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Friday, October 4, 201310/04/2013

10-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers Obama cancels his trip to Asia to stay in Washington for a funding bill, Which sounds better, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act? A Connecticut woman was shot and killed trying to get through barricades surrounding the Capitol and more!

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Thursday, October 3, 201310/03/2013

10-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers day three of government shutdown, pro pot legalization ads coming to buses in Portland, and more!

Local Headlines

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Augusta Fire Displaces 13

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Thirteen people are searching for new homes after an Augusta, Maine fire displaced them.

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LePage Wants to Require Work for Food Stamp Users

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits.

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University of Southern Maine Names New President

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University of Southern Maine officials say former Central Maine Power chief David Flanagan will lead the state's second-largest university as its new president.

National Headlines

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

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A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

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California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

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Fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots sold at major retailers including Kroger and Costco are being recalled over concerns of possible listeria contamination.