Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

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Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

4/20/15 First Take

It’s a new week! Today’s menu of topics include…Patriots Day, the Boston Marathon, Migrants drown from a capsized ship, more on ISIS – Christians beheadings in Libya amd then Maine bills to transition from welfare to employment…

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Friday, April 17, 201504/17/2015

4/17/15 First Take

We’ve made it to Friday! Today’s topics include the Minimum wage hike in Portland,Britt McHenry berates tow company clerk, Black Lives Matters rally, yesterday’s South Portland bus / bicyclist conflict…

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Thursday, April 16, 201504/16/2015

4/16/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics include Hernandez being found guilty, a Gyrocopter lands on the Capital lawn, a South Portland biker has a close call with a bus, the Religion bill has been withdrawn and Merrill Kimball is found guilty of murder….

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Wednesday, April 15, 201504/15/2015

4/15/15 First Take

Today’s the day we affectionately refer to as….Wednesday! Obama and Iran are in our top story, next Cuba is off the terrorist list, a Tuscon cop runs over suspect, there’s a new Religious freedom bill in Maine, Bates President’s assistant sues and today is tax day…

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Tuesday, April 14, 201504/14/2015

4/14/15 First Take

Todays First Take topics include Rubio in the race, Deputy Sheriff in OK shoots man in back, Skowhegan Natives want mascot changed, Jodi Arias sentenced to life and Poliquin raises a lot of money…

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Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

4/13/15 First Take

This Monday’s topics for the show include Hillary announcing candidacy (Officially…), Obama and Castro meet, Brazil has protests and the Halaal Market is a victim of a recent hate crime…

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

4/10/15 First Take

This Friday’s topics include Obama dining with Castro, Video released on South Carolina police stop leading to shooting, Democrats release budget prorposal and the Final conspirator in Greg Smart murder paroled.

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

4/9/15 First Take

.On today’s First Take, Tsarnaev is found guilty, news on concealed weapons permit in Augusta, following up on South Carolina cop shootin, Iran pushes for end to sanctions and then….. It snowed!

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

4/8/15 First Take

Today in the news, South Carolina cop charged with murder, the Russians hack White House computers, more on the Hernandez trial then the Freyburg lacross coach forced to resign..

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

4/7/15 First Take

On this Tuesday’s First Take- Tsarnaev trial goes to the jury, the UVa fraternity sues Rolling Stone over rape story, Jackie Ward’s blog post then Breastfeeding at Fusions and Red Sox win opening day game!

Local Headlines

in Local

Plan to Build New England’s Largest Wind Farm Moving Forward

GENERIC WIND FARM

A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in northern Maine that would be the largest of its kind in New England.

in Local

Maine’s Proposed Sea Urchin Card System Up for Thursday Tote

GENERIC SEA URCHIN

A key Maine panel is scheduled to vote this week on a plan to track the state's sea urchin fishery with swipe cards.

in Local

Maine Gas Prices Fall 4 Cents in Past Week

GENERIC GAS PUMP

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas prices in Maine have fallen 4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average…

National Headlines

in National, Sports

U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

in National

Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Gas prices down slightly

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The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.

in Entertainment, National

After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

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Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.