Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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!

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Friday, October 4, 201310/04/2013

10-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers Obama cancels his trip to Asia to stay in Washington for a funding bill, Which sounds better, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act? A Connecticut woman was shot and killed trying to get through barricades surrounding the Capitol and more!

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Thursday, October 3, 201310/03/2013

10-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers day three of government shutdown, pro pot legalization ads coming to buses in Portland, and more!

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Wednesday, October 2, 201310/02/2013

10-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take continues the conversation on the government shutdown, and the beginning of Obamacare. That and more!

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

10-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks government shutdown, tax hikes in Maine, and people for the ethical treatment of…lobsters?

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Monday, September 30, 201309/30/2013

9-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers all things government shutdown, Obamacare, and the rest of the latest from DC.

Local Headlines

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Judge to Rule on Bear Referendum Injunction

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A judge says she'll rule early next week on an injunction aimed at forcing the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife onto the sidelines during a referendum to end hunting of bears with bait, dogs and traps

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Inspection Completed on Vehicle in Hayride Crash

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Maine State Police have completed the inspection of a Jeep involved in last weekend's fatal hayride crash in Mechanic Falls. But the findings are being withheld for the time being.

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Waterville Man Gets 3-Plus Years for Copper Theft

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A man caught stealing copper piping from a vacant Waterville building in July has been sentenced to more than three years in jail.

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Human remains found in search for missing UVa. student

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Searchers looking for Hannah Graham found human remains in a rural area, five weeks after she was last seen.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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VW recalls Jettas, Beetles

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Volkswagen is recalling more than 1 million cars worldwide.

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U.S. to recognize gay marriages performed in 7 more states

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The Supreme Court paved the way for gays and lesbians to get married in a handful of additional states.