Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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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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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

9-13 First Take

A Russian proposal for securing chemical weapons in Syria, will marijuana become legal in Portland? USM is stopping their Physics program, lasts nights storm and more!

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

9-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take updates you with the latest on Syria, including Putin writing to American’s in the New York Times, the storm that hit last night, and Maine’s oldest drive in movie theater rescued by social networking!

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

9-11 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take discusses the Presidents speech on Syria, the 12th Anniversary of 9-11, Anthony Wiener’s results in NY, the 15 year old girls who put a kitten in a microwave and more!

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Tuesday, September 10, 201309/10/2013

9-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take discusses Obama hitting all the networks on Syria, the city council’s decision on the congress square plaza proposal, Zimmerman in trouble yet again, and more!

Local Headlines

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Unemployment Falls in Maine and Nationwide

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Maine's labor officials say the unemployment rate dropped slightly in December.

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Blizzard Shutting Down Maine Airports, Trains

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Much of Maine's transportation grid is shutting down in anticipation of a blizzard that could immobilize travel in many parts of the state.

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Maine Residents Preparing for Huge Snowstorm

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Maine residents are buying groceries and running last-minute errands to prepare for a winter storm that could drop as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas.

National Headlines

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

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President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Boehner says fixing infrastructure ‘critically important’

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The top House Republican says Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs to America's highways and bridges.