Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a new Chris Christie scandal about misuse of Hurricane Sandy funds, signups for the Affordable Care Act in Maine, a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Florida, and more.

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

1-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers Chris Christie, a taxpayer funded study on Maine’s welfare system, Gov. Lepage signs bill to label Genetically Modified Food, Portland considers a shopping bag fee and more!

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers a brewing political scandal in New Jersey, a spiel between Janet Mills and Governor LePage, Maine’s poor broadband service, and more!

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the polar vortex, Mainers on welfare using EBT cards to make purchases at bars and smoke shops, LePage says 12 year old’s should be allowed to work, and more!

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks about road conditions. Are they as bad as warned? Also, the search continues for the driver who killed a Poland man in an act of road rage, the new chair of the Fed has been chosen, and more!

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take keeps you up to date on the latest weather here and around the rest of the country, a Poland man the victim of a random act of road rage, plus much more!

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

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Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take asks the question, what’s the toughest job during the storm? The New DHHS Building and the latest in School cancellations!

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

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Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers another suspected suicide bombing in Russia as the Winter Olympics approaches, New Years Eve, New Hampshire considering marijuana legalization, and more!

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Monday, December 30, 201312/30/2013

12-30 First Take

Ken and Arthur’s Monday First Take covers a New York Times report on Benghazi, the White House claiming two million Obamacare signups, stormwatch updates, and more!

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Friday, December 27, 201312/27/2013

12-27 First Take

Ken and Demi Kouzounas (sitting in for a vacationing Mike Violette) discuss Mainers who are still without power, Shipping Delays and the dangers of Carbon Monoxide.

Local Headlines

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

National Headlines

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

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The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases

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Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media

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In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.