Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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.

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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!

Local Headlines

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2 Shot in Maine Home Invasion

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SACO, Maine (AP) — Police are investigating an early morning home invasion in Saco in which two people were shot…

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LePage the Most Frugal in Maine Governor’s Race

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In the three-way race for Maine governor, the candidate that spent the least amount of money came out on top.

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Hiring 715 Workers

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says it's in the process of hiring more than 700 workers.

National Headlines

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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From joy to outrage, Cuba-Americans greet new U.S. policy

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The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

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Ebola fears speed changes in U.S. hospitals

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By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…