Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

8-13 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the verdict on the Whitey Bulger trial. Guilty! David Labonte in court, prosecutor wants Alexis Wright to testify, judge rules against NYC stop and frisk, and more!

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Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

8-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest Paul LePage comments putting him in hot water, Snowden’s Father visits Russia, James DiMaggio found killed, and more!

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

8-9 First Take

Mike and attorney and Maine State Representative Barry Hobbins first take on Bicyclist dad from Biddeford dies, Bridge open again on the Me/NH border, Transportation Bond, Florida man allegedly kills wife, posts confession, photo of body on Facebook, NSA unveils plan to halt leaks and Actress Karen Black dies. Easy Rider among her films

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

8-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take Obama’s take on Putin and Russia, Hassan trial halted, Jackie Robinson statue defaced by racists, and more!

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

8-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the Hassan and Bulger trials, a politicians dancing video causing controversy, Obama on Leno, and more!

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

8-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take tackles the baseball suspensions, Hasan on trial, a Biddeford crash where the driver had four OUI’s, the Bulger trial, and more!

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

8-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the U.S. embassies that are still closed, Iran’s got a new president, a hiker is still missing, the Whitey Bulger trial wraps up, and more!

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

8-2 First Take

Castro sentenced, Snowden gets asylum, Riley Cooper says the n word, First charter school graduation, Tony Bennett resigns (Not that Tony Bennett) and the Red Sox gets another walk off win!

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

8-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take tackles the Baxter academy controversy, a Zumba documentary on the way, Castro to be sentenced, and more!

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

7-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers planned parenthood protests, Bradley Manning ruling comes down with sentencing starting today, TSA controversy, Weiner updates, and more!

Local Headlines

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$39M in Unexpected Revenue at End of Fiscal Year

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Gov. Paul LePage's administration says Maine ended the fiscal year on June 30 with better-than-expected revenues of $39 million.

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Official: Friendly Persona for Abuser not Unusual

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Friends and neighbors were stunned to learn that a maintenance worker who always presented a friendly face had killed his wife and three children before taking his own life.

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Maine To Rule On Petition To Regulate Phthalates

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Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is soliciting comments from the public and is preparing to make a ruling on a citizens' petition to regulate phthalates in household products.

National Headlines

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.