Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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!

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Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

2-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers weather updates, the minimum wage debate in Maine, Maine care applications now asking very personal questions, and more!

Tuesday, February 18, 201402/18/2014

2-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the six more inches of snow on the way, updates on the Ethiopian who hijacked a plane seeking asylum, the Craigslist murderer, and more!

Monday, February 17, 201402/17/2014

2-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers a plane hijacking by an Ethiopian seeking asylum in Geneva, snow on the way again, Mitt talks about Hillary in 2016, and more!

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Wednesday, February 12, 201402/12/2014

2-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the House votes to decide to let the government borrow enough money to pay the bills for next year, the latest on the next storm on the way, Time Warner Cable and the Civic Center reach a three year deal, plus more!

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Monday, February 10, 201402/10/2014

2-10 First Take

The Monday First Take covers the latest on the Olympics, snowmobile accidents in Maine, a salute to the Beatles, who changed the world 50 years ago today with their performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Woman Who Foiled Abduction Ready for a Fight

The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.

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Maine’s Jobless Rate Down Slightly in November

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Maine's jobless rate dipped slightly last month to 5.7 percent.

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Scientists to see if Forecast Calls for Lobsters

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Scientists will begin aiding fishermen next year by issuing weekly forecasts about lobster migration.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.

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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

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The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.