Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, October 30, 201410/30/2014

10-30 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Thursday First Take on developments in the Cutler campaign, national attention over the Ebola nurse in Maine, Angus King changing endorsements, and more!

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Wednesday, October 29, 201410/29/2014

10-29 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Wednesday First Take on the Ebola nurse, a new enemy for ISIS, a new poll about Maine elections, and more!

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Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

10-28 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Tuesday First Take on the Ebola nurse returns to Maine, the Washington shooter had evidently invited victims to lunch before shooting them, an ISIS propaganda video, and more!

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Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

10-27 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on the Governor of New York revising guidelines on Ebola bringing the state closer in line with Federal protocols, the death toll in a Washington shooting reaches two, the latest poll in the Maine gubernatorial race, and more!

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Friday, October 24, 201410/24/2014

First Take 10/24/2014

Ken and Mike discuss the latest Ebola case in New York, an update on the Ottawa gunman, last night’s debates and more!

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Thursday, October 23, 201410/23/2014

10-23 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Thursday First Take on an attack in Canada, a Nor’easter hits Maine, the DIFW may oppose bear-hunting restrictions, and more!

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Wednesday, October 22, 201410/22/2014

10-22 First Take

Ken and Mike recap the final televised gubernatorial debate, a serial killer in Indiana, Ebola updates, and more!

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Tuesday, October 21, 201410/21/2014

10-21 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Tuesday First Take on the Maine gubernatorial debates, Ebola updates, and more!

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Monday, October 20, 201410/20/2014

10-20 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on Ebola patients being treated, leaked results from FBI forensic tests on the Michael Brown shooting, Hillary Clinton coming to Scarborough, and more!

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Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

First Take 10/17/2014

Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss Ebola, the FairPoint Communications strike, ISIS and more!

Local Headlines

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University of Maine System to Use a Fifth Local Food by 2020

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Officials with the University of Maine System say the state's public universities are launching a program to use local growers and producers for a fifth of their dining hall expenditures by 2020.

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Great State of Maine Air Show Returns After Sequestration

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Putting on an air show when Brunswick Naval Air Station was an active-duty base was easy: Taxpayers picked up the tab and the Navy provided hundreds of sailors to run the event.

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LePage Opposes Change to Federal Overtime Rules

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Maine Governor Paul LePage and other state officials are opposing proposed changes to federal labor rules on the grounds that the rules will negatively impact employment and small businesses.

National Headlines

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.