Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Monday, October 21, 201310/21/2013

10-21 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First take covers, the Red Sox on the way to the World Series, Obama to talk about the Obamacare website glitches today, NSA tapping more than 70 million phone calls in France, and more!

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Friday, October 18, 201310/18/2013

10-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers Budget talks between Republican and Democratic leaders, Maine Democratic Lawmakers are calling on Paul Lepage to end his proclamation of a civil emergency, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and more!

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Thursday, October 17, 201310/17/2013

10-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the debt ceiling negotiations coming through. The ball was kicked down the road, but who came out the winners? That and more!

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Wednesday, October 16, 201310/16/2013

10-16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the government talks that continue with two days left until default, a Portland restaurant inspector was paid to quit and keep quiet, sports updates and more!

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Tuesday, October 15, 201310/15/2013

10-15 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the deal they are close to reaching in the government before the Thursday default deadline, the search for Abigail Hernandez continues with no results as of yet, news on the Waterfront Protection Ordinance, and more!

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Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

10-14 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the continued government shutdown, the impending default, and more!

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Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

10-11 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday first take covers the Debt ceiling, the Government Shutdown, Gov. Paul Lepage declaring an emergency to help State workers, tag is banned in many schools and more!

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Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

10-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the president hosting top house Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that is shuttered much of the government and threatened a catastrophic federal default, governor LePage declares the state in need of a civil emergency, and more!

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Tuesday, October 8, 201310/08/2013

10-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest twist in the budget battle, the impending debt ceiling decision, the Portland City Council to take up a vote on a buffer zone for Planned Parenthood, and more!

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Monday, October 7, 201310/07/2013

10-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the government shutdown entering its second week, an Al-Qaeda operative captured, Ted Cruz on the debt ceiling, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Preparedness Website

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Maine is launching a new website about preparedness and response to suspected cases of Ebola virus.

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Mount Vernon Man Faces Weapons Charge

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MOUNT VERNON, Maine (AP) — A Mount Vernon man is facing a weapons charge after police conducting a search at his home say they found more than a dozen firearms inside.

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Maine Elver Fishing Quota May be Slightly Reduced

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's baby eel fishermen might see a slightly reduced quota in 2015.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

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U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.