Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Friday, September 27, 201309/27/2013

9-27 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss the Pirates leaving Portland, the economic impact on Portland because of the Pirates leaving, the Government shutdown and more!

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Thursday, September 26, 201309/26/2013

9-26 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Dennis discuss confrontation outside the Cumberland County courthouse in Portland, updates on the Kenyan mall incident, the Ted Cruz filibuster and more!

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Wednesday, September 25, 201309/25/2013

9-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers Ted Cruz’s ongoing filibuster on Obamacare, Iranian president talks peace, and the latest on the Kenyan mall situation!

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Tuesday, September 24, 201309/24/2013

9-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest on the Kenya mall attacks and the possible Maine connection, looming government shutdown, and more!

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Monday, September 23, 201309/23/2013

9-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers how Kenyan forces took position to secure the area around the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, a partial budget passed by the house of representatives, Hillary Clinton thinking about running, and more!

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Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

9-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers an op ed from the Iranian president, the budget battle and possible government shutdown, the aftermath of the fire in Oldport, and more!

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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

9-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday’s First Take covers the latest on the Naval gunman, should dogs be allowed on Scarborough’s beach? Starbucks enters the gun debate and more!

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

9-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers updates in the Navy Yard shooting, a practice of eating lobster that some are calling unethical, and much more!

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

9-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the recent Navy Yard shooting, an update on congress square plaza, and the Portland city council withdrew a proposal to ban styrofoam.

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Monday, September 16, 201309/16/2013

9-16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest on Syria, protesters in congress square, the hunt for welfare fraud in Maine, Miss America, and more!

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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

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A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

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Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

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A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the biggest newsmakers this week.

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Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

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Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

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Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.