Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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!

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Wednesday, October 2, 201310/02/2013

10-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take continues the conversation on the government shutdown, and the beginning of Obamacare. That and more!

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

10-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks government shutdown, tax hikes in Maine, and people for the ethical treatment of…lobsters?

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Monday, September 30, 201309/30/2013

9-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers all things government shutdown, Obamacare, and the rest of the latest from DC.

Local Headlines

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Maine’s State, Federal Courts Warn Of Scams

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Maine's state and federal courts have issued warnings about phone and email scams by those trying to trick people into giving them money or steal their identities.

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Snowe, McKernan Among Hosts For LePage Fundraiser

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Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and her husband, former Gov. John McKernan, are among the hosts for a fundraiser this month for Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Investigation Underway At Maine State Prison

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The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating a complaint that says a group of employees has created a hostile work environment at the Maine State Prison.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

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For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.