Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, May 6, 201405/06/2014

5-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers council of Europe meeting on Ukraine situation, Christian prayer ruled constitutional in city council meetings, the Maine People’s Alliance apologizes over offensive leaflet, and more!

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Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

5-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage at the Maine Taxpayer Union Rally, Still no luck on finding the missing jetliner, with Sterling out, the NBA to appoint an overseer for the Clippers, a circus tragedy in Rhode Island, and more!

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Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

First Take 5/2/14

Ken and Mike discuss the Governor Vetoes, Missing Plane Conspiracies, Missing Girl in Waterville, Obamacare a success in Maine, Easy Pass, and Adults wanting to stay in Maine

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Thursday, May 1, 201405/01/2014

5-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First take cover Jon Karl vs Jay Carney on Benghazi developments, rain downpours across the country this week, the minimum wage vote…how did our Senators in Maine vote? Much more!

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Wednesday, April 30, 201404/30/2014

4-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the hammer coming down in the NBA, a poll puts LePage and Michaud in a dead heat, 16 more vetoes coming from the Governors office putting the total at 179, and more!

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Tuesday, April 29, 201404/29/2014

4-29 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers tornadoes continuing to hammer the Midwest, punishment for Donald Sterling coming today, EBT ID’s in Maine, and more!

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Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

4-28 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers tornadoes that kill at least 18 in the Midwest, LA clippers owner Donald Sterling accused of racist comments, the search for the Malaysian jetliner continues, and more!

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Friday, April 25, 201404/25/2014

4/25 First Take

Barry Hobbins joins Mike to discuss the Malaysian airliner, North Korea, Rat Bite Fever, and Unions supporting republicans?

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Thursday, April 24, 201404/24/2014

4-24 First Take

Mike and Ethan tackle the events of the day on this Thursday’s First Take covering the Ukraine crisis heating up, some underage drinking in Westbrook, Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case, and more!

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Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

4-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the latest on that 15 year old stowaway, the South Korean ferry rescue mission becomes a recovery mission, the SCOTUS rules to uphold a Michigan ban on affirmative action, and more!

Local Headlines

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Gov. LePage Will Not Seek Taxpayer Money To Fund Nova Star

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A Maine economic development official says Gov. Paul LePage won't be asking the Maine Legislature to use taxpayer money to help fund a ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia.

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LePage Designates $10,000 To Support Veterans’ Services

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Republican Gov. Paul LePage has designated $10,000 from his contingency fund to support a program for veterans.

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With Session’s End Nearing, Lawmakers Still Have Much To Do

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Dozens of contentious issues in the Maine Legislature remain unresolved with just weeks until the mid-June statutory adjournment date. But legislative leaders say they'll everything they can to meet the June 17 deadline, even if that means some late nights at the Statehouse.

National Headlines

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

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The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Republicans looking for a few good ‘losers’ in 2016

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As the next presidential election cycle begins the goal isn't necessarily to win every race, but to improve the performance of the Republican ticket overall.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.