Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Tuesday, August 4, 201508/04/2015

8/4/15 First Take

On this Tuesday’s First Take- The Republican forum, Senate rejects Planned Parenthood defunding, Circus tents, Downeaster back in business and Deputy sheriff sued for handcuffing boy with ADHD then…Cecil the Lion

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Monday, August 3, 201508/03/2015

8/3/15 Firstt Take

What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports could possibly bring Mike back from vacation? Well, a Trump staffer was fired is Biden set to run? Goodell’s banner, Federal Street folly then Breasts are not weapons and Jericho the Lion is not dead. All on today’s show!

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Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

7/31/15 First Take

Phil Harriman and Ken wrap up the week with the Malaysia airline, Vetogate, Eves sues LePage, Planned Parenthood then Michaud gets a job and…Cecil the Lion…

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

7/30/15 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon kick off today’s show with the Malasian airplane…found? Did LePage know about the budget talks?, Tom Brady, Cincinnati cop charged with murder then Trump accused of not liking breastfeeding mothers and Joe Baldacci running for congress…

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

7/29/15 First Take

Matt Gagnon and Ken kick off today’s show with Tom Brady, more on the Old Port shootings, Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty in prison escape, Gov threatened funding of World Acadian Congress then Sandra Bland update and American kills popular lion in Africa…

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Tuesday, July 28, 201507/28/2015

7/28/15 First Take

Ken and Julie McDonald kick off today’s show with the Boy Scouts allowing gays, the search continues for teens in Florida, a second person arrested in Old Port shooting, Boston won’t have Olympics then Humanist prisoners given rights and Women in NFL – first coach, first referee…

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Monday, July 27, 201507/27/2015

7/27/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur King kick off the week with Obama in Kenya, Donald Trump increases numbers in polls, Republican referenda in Maine, Teens missing in Florida then Bobbi Kristina Brown dies and Pedro in hall of fame,,,

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Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

7/24/15 First Take

Topics to close out this fine week include theTheater shooting, Sandra Bland, State workers will want raises, Fredette raises money to defend governor veto case, Marcy’s Diner and Kendrick slanders…

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Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 First Take

On today’s FIrst Take…Sandra Bland, Donald Trump, Anthony Lord, Marcy’s Diner, thenLePage gives raises and Pot Fest unlikely to take place…

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Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take…Donald Trump, the Sandra Bland case, Dennis Deschaine, Marcy’s then Matt Lauzon threatens suit and Maine children in poverty…

Local Headlines

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Referendum Ballot Set

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Officials say the language of an upcoming statewide ballot question about campaign finance is now finalized.

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Rand Paul Brings Presidential Aspirations To Maine

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is returning to the Maine location where his father drew a big crowd in 2012, the year Ron Paul's supporters took over the state convention.

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Maine Governor Objects 2 National Monument Proposals

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Maine's governor has written to President Barack Obama and the state's congressional delegation to oppose two national monument proposals in the state.

National Headlines

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

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Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.