Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 First Take

On today’s first take – Flight 9525 investigation continues, James Campbell being relieved of his position in the Maine National Guard and more cyber attacks hit Maine news and government websites for the third day in a row…

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike is flying solo. Today’s topics include The German Plane Crash in the Alps mountains, LePage fires national guard Chief of two years yesterday, PETA has allegedly lied about why the Portland SeaDogs have discontinued serving Linda Bean’s Lobster and big concert announcements at the Bangor Waterfront this Summer!

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 First Take

On Today’s first take, Mike and Dennis talk about Ted Cruz announcing his run for the presidency, Stephen King knocks out LePage, Starbucks baristas will stop enforcing racially charged conversation at the register and the NCAA tourney brackets.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Today’s topics include ISIS attacks in Tunisia, LePage and Stephen King duke it out, the Pledge of Allegience is back in the spotlight in South Portland and then. Spring starts today! What was the impact of winter on Maine’s businesses?

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Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike will talk about the aftermath of the Israeli election, David Labonte gets 10 years in prison, George Boynton gets his dog back, then Pam Smart speaks out against her husband’s killers being released while she still stays in prison…

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 First Take

The Israelis have spoken, Netenyahu wins his election. Then the guys talk about LePage withholding land bonds, the Penn state frat has been suspended and then Robert Redford speaks at Colby college.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 First Take

It’s St. Patty’s Day! Our topics this Tuesday include Israel, Robert Durst, tuition freeze at UMaine and then Hillary’s poll numbers apparently haven’t changed!

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 First Take

It’s time to rejoice! Ken has returned and the guy’s have been reunited. Today’s topics? Ferguson suspect is currently in custody….Putin is currently missing, more on the Clinton emails and then the NCAA tourney.

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Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Mike and Barry talk about Pamela Smart’s lover being released on parole in Maine after a past killing and extended sentence. In a surprising announcement, Governor LePage wants to eliminate the state income tax by 2020 and then more about fraternity internal investigations of racism.

Local Headlines

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LePage Withdraws His Nomination for Maine Education Chief

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Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination of Bill Beardsley as education commissioner because he says Democrats plan to reject Beardsley for reasons unrelated to his qualifications for the job.

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No Settlement in Lawsuit Over Stun Gunned Man’s Death

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No settlement has been reached after a day-long federal court hearing about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun.

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Maine’s Gov: Trump Owes Me for Showing How to be Outspoken

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage says fellow Republican Donald Trump owes him for paving the way when it comes to being outspoken.

National Headlines

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Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

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They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

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Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics

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A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

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Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

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The budget for the fiscal year beginning on Oct. 1 is largely a political document and is unlikely to be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress.

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National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

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The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.