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Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, March 5, 201403/05/2014

3-5 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take on the EU considering sanctions against Russia, Governor LePage and his plan to restore the Rainy Day Fund, the Maine House debating a bill to dock lawmakers’ pay if state shutdown occurs, plus much more!

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Tuesday, March 4, 201403/04/2014

3-4 First Take

Mike and Barry’s First Take covers updates on the Ukraine situation, the voters to decide on the fate of Congress Square Plaza, a commission approves Maine’s first virtual charter school, and more!

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Monday, March 3, 201403/03/2014

3-3 First Take

The Monday morning First Take covers the developing situation in Ukraine, the Academy Awards which took place last night, murder at the Maine State prison, and more!

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Friday, February 28, 201402/28/2014

2/28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers the Feds faulting LePage over meeting with labor officers, A Drug bust next to a Portland elementary school, American Airline’s cancels bereavement fair and more!

Thursday, February 27, 201402/27/2014

2-27 First Take

On today’s First Take Ken and Mike discuss a bill that was vetoed that would have allowed businesses to deny gay customers in Arizona, Revamped security measures at this years Boston Marathon,DHHS workers say Maine managers ignored child abuse, and more!

Wednesday, February 26, 201402/26/2014

2-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers: A key Republican senator released a proposal Tuesday to expand Maine’s Medicaid program, House of Representatives giving preliminary approval for a study of a state run virtual school, a husband and wife are now $10 million richer after finding rare coins on their property, and more!

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Tuesday, February 25, 201402/25/2014

2-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a controversial Arizona bill that would allow business owners not to serve gay citizens and it’s fate in the hands of governor Brewer weather or not to veto, a Portland ordinance would protect parks, but not Congress Square Plaza, and more!

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Monday, February 24, 201402/24/2014

2-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a Mexican drug lord captured, the Ukranian president who has said isn’t resigning is now gone, Governor LePage not to attend some meetings, and more!

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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!

Local Headlines

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Bucksport Mill Closure Pushed Back to End of Year

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BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) _ The closure of a Bucksport paper mill that is expected to put more than 500 people out of work is being pushed back from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, keeping employees on payroll for another month.

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Police: Twin Brothers Involved in Topsham Robbery

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TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) _ Police have arrested an 18-year-old Topsham man on robbery charges and are looking for his twin brother.

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Skowhegan Man Facing Drug Charges

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) _ A Skowhegan man police say brought heroin and cocaine from Massachusetts to resell in Maine has been arrested on drug charges.

National Headlines

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

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A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

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Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

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More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.