Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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!

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Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

4-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the latest on that 15 year old stowaway, the South Korean ferry rescue mission becomes a recovery mission, the SCOTUS rules to uphold a Michigan ban on affirmative action, and more!

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Tuesday, April 22, 201404/22/2014

4-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the first Boston Marathon after the bombing last year, the continued search for the South Korean ferry, a teen breaches airport security with nothing but a comb, and more!

Local Headlines

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Another Marijuana Legalization Effort For Maine

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Another effort is underway to get marijuana legalization on the ballot in maine.

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Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

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Officials say Maine's unemployment rate ticked down to 5 percent last month.

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Fire Extinguished at Maine Elementary School

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Fire departments quickly put out a fire in the gym of an elementary school in a small Maine town.

National Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.