Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 First Take

On Today’s first take, Mike and Dennis talk about Ted Cruz announcing his run for the presidency, Stephen King knocks out LePage, Starbucks baristas will stop enforcing racially charged conversation at the register and the NCAA tourney brackets.

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Today’s topics include ISIS attacks in Tunisia, LePage and Stephen King duke it out, the Pledge of Allegience is back in the spotlight in South Portland and then. Spring starts today! What was the impact of winter on Maine’s businesses?

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Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

3/19/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike will talk about the aftermath of the Israeli election, David Labonte gets 10 years in prison, George Boynton gets his dog back, then Pam Smart speaks out against her husband’s killers being released while she still stays in prison…

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

3/18/15 First Take

The Israelis have spoken, Netenyahu wins his election. Then the guys talk about LePage withholding land bonds, the Penn state frat has been suspended and then Robert Redford speaks at Colby college.

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Tuesday, March 17, 201503/17/2015

3/17/15 First Take

It’s St. Patty’s Day! Our topics this Tuesday include Israel, Robert Durst, tuition freeze at UMaine and then Hillary’s poll numbers apparently haven’t changed!

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Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

3/16/15 First Take

It’s time to rejoice! Ken has returned and the guy’s have been reunited. Today’s topics? Ferguson suspect is currently in custody….Putin is currently missing, more on the Clinton emails and then the NCAA tourney.

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Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

3/13/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Mike and Barry talk about Pamela Smart’s lover being released on parole in Maine after a past killing and extended sentence. In a surprising announcement, Governor LePage wants to eliminate the state income tax by 2020 and then more about fraternity internal investigations of racism.

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Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

3/12/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk about the two cops shot in Ferguson and the police force that is seemingly being ton apart. Then, Mike Willette is still being haunted by his social media posts and, another video leaked on social media shows a viscous attack between high school girls.

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Wednesday, March 11, 201503/11/2015

3/11/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk about Hillary’s email “scandal”, Derrelle Revis in the NFL, and the Ebola nurse announces she’s leaving Maine…

Local Headlines

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Waterboro Man Arrested For Terrorizing A Child

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Portland Police arresting a man for terrorizing a child.

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Bugged By Bedbugs, Maine Capital City Passes Emergency Rules

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The City Council in Maine's capital city has adopted an emergency bedbug ordinance

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Regulators Say Maine Urchin Season Won’t Shrink This Year

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Maine fishing regulators are proposing a sea urchin harvesting season that is as long as the one that ended in March.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

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Top reason Americans will vote for Trump: ‘To stop Clinton’

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The U.S. presidential election may turn out to be one of the world's biggest un-popularity contests.

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.