Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Thursday, May 15, 201405/15/2014

5-15 First Take

Ken and Phil’s Thursday First Take covers the 9/11 memorial opening today, South Korean ferry crew charged with murder, 10 year old Kelli Murphy charged with manslaughter, and more!

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Wednesday, May 14, 201405/14/2014

5-14 First Take

Ken flies solo with a Wednesday First Take covering a mine fire in Turkey leaving 200 dead, Boko Haram to release a list of militants it wants freed, one of the Boston Bombers bought their gun at the Scarborough Cabela’s, and more!

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Tuesday, May 13, 201405/13/2014

5-13 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a Donald Sterling interview, Boko Haram updates, a NH cop who was fatally shot in a gunfight, and more!

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Monday, May 12, 201405/12/2014

5-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers Donald Sterling’s apology, Ukraine votes independence, the search in North Waterboro for a…

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Friday, May 9, 201405/09/2014

First Take 5/9

Ken and Mike discuss the House Voting on the Benghazi Incident, the Mistreatment of Veterans, LePage Discussing His Re-Election, Lawyer in Bangor and His Giant Billboard, Becky’s Diner Gets Complaints Over the Visit of Christie and LePage, and the NFL Draft.

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Thursday, May 8, 201405/08/2014

5-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Chris Christie in town, Scarborough approves dog restrictions, House votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, and more!

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Wednesday, May 7, 201405/07/2014

5-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers how the South Korean ferry disaster happened because of excess cargo, the US to help Nigeria find kidnapped girls, climate disruption, and more!

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Tuesday, May 6, 201405/06/2014

5-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers council of Europe meeting on Ukraine situation, Christian prayer ruled constitutional in city council meetings, the Maine People’s Alliance apologizes over offensive leaflet, and more!

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Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

5-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage at the Maine Taxpayer Union Rally, Still no luck on finding the missing jetliner, with Sterling out, the NBA to appoint an overseer for the Clippers, a circus tragedy in Rhode Island, and more!

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Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

First Take 5/2/14

Ken and Mike discuss the Governor Vetoes, Missing Plane Conspiracies, Missing Girl in Waterville, Obamacare a success in Maine, Easy Pass, and Adults wanting to stay in Maine

Local Headlines

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Judge Rejects Plea Deal In Orono Sex Crime Case

GENERIC TRIAL 1

A judge in Bangor, Maine, is rejecting a plea deal from an Orono man who faces more than 100 charges of sex crimes against children.

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UMaine-Machias President To Resign In December

GENERIC SCHOOL

University of Maine officials say the president of the system's Machias campus will resign at the end of December.

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Maine’s Cutler Proposes Election Reforms For State

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Independent Maine governor candidate Eliot Cutler is proposing election reforms on the heels of a court decision designed to level the campaign finance playing field.

National Headlines

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Survey: Americans’ pessimism on economy has grown

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Despite many signs of economic recovery, Americans are more worried than they were right after the Great Recession.

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U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent in second quarter

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After a bleak start to the year, the economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter.

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Search efforts to resume for missing National Guard pilot

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Rescuers have resumed searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote area of western Virginia.

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FBI investigating reports of cyber attacks on banks

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Hackers may have have carried out cyber attacks against JPMorgan Chase and another unnamed U.S. banks in mid-August.