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Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

1/14/15 First Take

On today’s first take Mike and his guest, Dennis discuss the topics of the day such as the plot to kill the Speaker of the House and the new sold-out Charlie Hebdo cartoon.

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Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

1/13/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about the hacking of the U.S. Central Command’s twitter account by ISIS. Also, the White House admits they someone should have been at the memorial in France.

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Monday, January 12, 201501/12/2015

1-12-15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of First Take, Ken and Mike go over Obama not visiting France as well as an update on the Air Asia flight’s black box.

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Friday, January 9, 201501/09/2015

First Take 1-9-15

On today’s edition of “Mike and Barry’s” first take…

Troubled student sends threatening emails to Windham school. Also, the 2024 Olympics are being held in Boston and following the terrorist attacks in France, there is now a hostage situation.

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Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

1-8-15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of first take, Ken and Mike review the tragic shooting in Paris, France. Also on first take, LePage’s inauguration makes headline news.

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Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

01-07-15 First Take

This morning on Ken and Mike’s “Eggs and Issues” edition of first take…

Air Asia flight 81’s tail section has been recovered, giving hope that the black box can be found. Also, Governer Paul LePage being sworn in for his 2nd term after Inauguration.

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Tuesday, January 6, 201501/06/2015

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On today’s edition of First Take; Mike discusses today’s topics with his guest for the show, Barry Hobbins, State Representative. These topics include The Governer’s newly hired lawyer and the closing/opening of DHHS locations. Also, Boston Marathon Bomber’s family express expectations of the US putting him to death.

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Monday, January 5, 201501/05/2015

01-05 First Take

Today on First Take, Mike and his guest discuss harsh, Maine weather after the weekend storm. Also, Federal Investigators are looking into a plane crash in Kentuky where a 7 year old girl survived and walked from the wreckage.

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Friday, January 2, 201501/02/2015

1-2 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the search for missing bodies in the Airasia flight crash,Tsarnaev defense renews pitch to delay trial, and more!

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Wednesday, December 31, 201412/31/2014

12-31 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their First Take on the topics of Wednesday, and Last Take of the big topics of 2014

Local Headlines

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Another Marijuana Legalization Effort For Maine

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Another effort is underway to get marijuana legalization on the ballot in maine.

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Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

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Officials say Maine's unemployment rate ticked down to 5 percent last month.

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Fire Extinguished at Maine Elementary School

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Fire departments quickly put out a fire in the gym of an elementary school in a small Maine town.

National Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.