Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, May 7, 201405/07/2014

5-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers how the South Korean ferry disaster happened because of excess cargo, the US to help Nigeria find kidnapped girls, climate disruption, and more!

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Tuesday, May 6, 201405/06/2014

5-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers council of Europe meeting on Ukraine situation, Christian prayer ruled constitutional in city council meetings, the Maine People’s Alliance apologizes over offensive leaflet, and more!

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Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

5-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage at the Maine Taxpayer Union Rally, Still no luck on finding the missing jetliner, with Sterling out, the NBA to appoint an overseer for the Clippers, a circus tragedy in Rhode Island, and more!

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Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

First Take 5/2/14

Ken and Mike discuss the Governor Vetoes, Missing Plane Conspiracies, Missing Girl in Waterville, Obamacare a success in Maine, Easy Pass, and Adults wanting to stay in Maine

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Thursday, May 1, 201405/01/2014

5-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First take cover Jon Karl vs Jay Carney on Benghazi developments, rain downpours across the country this week, the minimum wage vote…how did our Senators in Maine vote? Much more!

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Wednesday, April 30, 201404/30/2014

4-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the hammer coming down in the NBA, a poll puts LePage and Michaud in a dead heat, 16 more vetoes coming from the Governors office putting the total at 179, and more!

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Tuesday, April 29, 201404/29/2014

4-29 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers tornadoes continuing to hammer the Midwest, punishment for Donald Sterling coming today, EBT ID’s in Maine, and more!

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Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

4-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers tornadoes that kill at least 18 in the Midwest, LA clippers owner Donald Sterling accused of racist comments, the search for the Malaysian jetliner continues, and more!

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Friday, April 25, 201404/25/2014

4/25 First Take

Barry Hobbins joins Mike to discuss the Malaysian airliner, North Korea, Rat Bite Fever, and Unions supporting republicans?

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Thursday, April 24, 201404/24/2014

4-24 First Take

Mike and Ethan tackle the events of the day on this Thursday’s First Take covering the Ukraine crisis heating up, some underage drinking in Westbrook, Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case, and more!

Local Headlines

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State Police Investigating Death Of Houlton Man As Homicide

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HOULTON, Maine (AP) - State police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old Houlton man as a homicide.

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Climate Change to Have Increasing Effect on Maine

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ORONO, Maine (AP) _ A University of Maine report about the effect of climate change on the state of Maine…

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Advocates Denounce LePage Plan to Cut Anti-Smoking Fund

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Advocates and health care providers say Gov. Paul LePage's plan to divert money from a fund that supports community anti-smoking programs is the wrong approach.

National Headlines

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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

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Physicians worry that makes under-vaccinated kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.

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Homeland Security funding deal elusive

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Homeland Security faces another possible shutdown this week.

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Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high

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The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist.

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Netanyahu says U.S.-Israel relationship ‘stronger than ever’

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Netanyahu is expected to press lawmakers to block a deal with Iran that he contends would endanger Israel’s existence.