Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Wednesday, December 30, 201512/30/2015

12/30/15 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon discuss the First big snowfall, Pataki is out and Trump to buy tv ads, DOT privatizing bridge, Ethan Couch arrested in Mexico then Peter Coffin charged for overdose in Old Port and David Marple arrested for killing a couple…

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Tuesday, December 29, 201512/29/2015

12/29/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off your morning with Snow, Cleveland cop not indicted, Casco Bay bridge maintenance contracted out and Japan apologizes to S. Korea for WWII sex slaves…

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Monday, December 28, 201512/28/2015

12/28/15 First Take

Kicking off your Post-Holiday week – a new casino proposal in Maine, Chicago police kill two, Snow arrives and tornadoes hit the south, Patriots and Manning – Carolina loses, Star Wars hits 1 billion in record time and then Meadowlark Lemon and Dave Henderson gone…

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Thursday, December 24, 201512/24/2015

12/24/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take – Threats to westerners in China, Trump poll numbers, USM racism, Sandy Hook victims get money from shooter’s mother’s estate, Will not be a white Christmas and Beatles music is now streaming!

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Wednesday, December 23, 201512/23/2015

12/23/15 First Take

Kick off Festivus with an Oxford County drug bust, Eves v. LePage, Hillary v. Trump, Ted Cruz v. Washington Post, Flag ladies and Congress Square Plaza…

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Tuesday, December 22, 201512/22/2015

12/22/15 First Take

Kicking off your Tuesday morning with Trump vs. Hillary, Lindsey Short out, Vegas car killings, Suicide attack in Afghanistan, Third latest start of snow in Maine in century and today is winter solstice…

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Monday, December 21, 201512/21/2015

12/21/15 First Take

Kicking off your week with a Vegas driver plows into a crowd, the Democratic debate, Republicans react to Dem debate, The Wrong Miss Universe was announced, the Patriots and Star Wars….

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Friday, December 18, 201512/18/2015

12/18/15 First Take

Ken and Mike close out your week with the San Bernadino arrest, Republicans targeting eachother, the Spending bill, LePage critical of legislative drug plan, VA school closes over Islam homework controversy and Star Wars…

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Thursday, December 17, 201512/17/2015

12/17/15 First Take

Today’s rainy morning includes William Porter hung jury, a San Bernadino terrorists update, Polls after republican debate, Flag ladies, Lottery tickets bought by people receiving public assistance and Anniversary of Ayla Reynold’s murder…

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Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

12/16/15 First Take

Topics for your middle of the week include the Republican debate, LA schools shut down. Spending, tax deal reached in congress, El Faro lawsuit, Study group wants THC tested in drivers and Blount, Easley out; can Patriots survive…

Local Headlines

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Mother Gives Birth in Bath Supermarket Parking Lot

GENERIC BABY IN CAR SEAT

Emergency medical personnel successfully delivered a baby girl in the parking lot of a supermarket in southern Maine.

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Bill to Limit Use of Video Cameras at Polls Wins Support

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A bill that would make it harder to use video cameras to intimidate voters is winning bipartisan support from Maine lawmakers.

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Maine Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pipe Beating Death

JASON COTE MUG

A judge has imposed a 45-year prison sentence on a Maine man convicted in the pipe-beating death of another man in 2013.

National Headlines

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

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Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

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Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

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Consumers flexing their muscles

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U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.