Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, September 4, 201309/04/2013

9-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers congress beginning to weigh in on Syria, the death of Ariel Castro, and more!

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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

9-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers all the big stories in Maine and the country including the latest with Syria, charter schools, and more!

Friday, August 30, 201308/30/2013

8-30 First Take

Friday’s First Take covers US Military Action in Syria, the Legislator proposes 100 million transportation bond, a selectman resigns after a Facebook post about the president that got him in hot water, and more!

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Thursday, August 29, 201308/29/2013

8-29 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the latest out of Syria, Hassan gets the death penalty, criticism of the sentence in a Montana rape trial, and more!

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Wednesday, August 28, 201308/28/2013

8-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the situation in Syria, the District 19 race in Maine, a selectman’s Facebook post about the president that got him in some hot water, and more!

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Tuesday, August 27, 201308/27/2013

8-27 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take discusses things heating up in Syria, the Red Stone Spa closed, Hassan sentencing, and Miley at the VMA’s!

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Monday, August 26, 201308/26/2013

8-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage’s letter to Republican lawmakers, the latest out of Syria, the Farmers Almanac predicting a cold Winter, and more!

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Friday, August 23, 201308/23/2013

8-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers the Veteran who was beat up in Washington, Syria update, Hernandez and more!

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Thursday, August 22, 201308/22/2013

8-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers a town in Syria that was gassed, Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years, the use of tasers at Riverview, and more!

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Wednesday, August 21, 201308/21/2013

8-21 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers LePage’s reaction to yesterdays allegations of Obama comments, mindless killings in Oklahoma, Donald Hill acquitted in the Zumba trial, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine to Close Parts of State to Rockweed Harvest

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Maine officials are working on a plan to close ecologically sensitive parts of the state to rockweed harvesting on the state's coast.

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Data Breach Reported at Portland’s Otto Pizza

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A pizza chain says the credit card numbers of 900 customers were potentially exposed in a data breach at two pizza restaurants in Portland, Maine.

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Maine Town Puts Moratorium on Wind Energy Projects

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Residents of a Maine town are calling for a six-month moratorium on wind energy projects.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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March, memorial service planned in embattled Missouri town

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National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.