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Monday, October 12, 201510/12/2015

10/12/15 First Take

Kicking off this Monday morning with “Indigenous People Day”, Russia in Syria, Skowhegan mascot rally, Scenic Viewpoint ordinance, Airbnb and the Pats…

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Friday, October 9, 201510/09/2015

10/9/15 First Take

Closing out the best day of the work week – Friday with more on the El Faro, Kevin McCarthy out, Connor MacCalister pleads guilty in Shaw’s Stabbing, York HS student has knife, Poliquin accused of ethics violationi and Rock and Roll HOF nominees…

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Thursday, October 8, 201510/08/2015

10/8/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning, El Faro search ends, E Coli death, LePage panel, Anti $15 minimum wage group the Baseball playoffs and then Joey Kramer plans to open restaurant…

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Wednesday, October 7, 201510/07/2015

10/7/15 First Take

Kicking off this affectionate Wednesday…El Faro update, Carson and gun control, LePage vs. Katz, underage “Grinding”, Median pandhandling and Brady paid practice players…

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Tuesday, October 6, 201510/06/2015

10/6/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics include El Faro update, California Right to Die bill signed, LePage staff rejects request for interview, Parking lot regulation, Food stamps asset test public hearing today and in Politics – Trump pranks Rubio…

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Monday, October 5, 201510/05/2015

10/5/15 First Take

Kicking off this chilly October week with El Faro missing, South Carolina rain, Doctors without Borders and bombing of hospital, Oregon shooting aftermath, and Update on speaker of the house race and Hillary on SNL; Cyrus breaks down on SNL; Hillary to propose gun laws…

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Friday, October 2, 201510/02/2015

10/2/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis close out the week with yesterday’s Oregon Community College shooting, Hurricane Joaquin, Driver in Turner hit and run is arrested, Meth Labs in Brewer.., lots of them! The Oversight committee wants to question LePage Adm officials on GWHGate and House Majority Leader “clarifies” his comments on Benghazi…

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Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

10/1/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off October with yesterday’s Rain storm!  Hurricane Joaquin headed this way, Pope met with Kim Davis, 1st mayoral debate, Russia strikes Syria, Bridgton woman pleads not guilty to filing false rape report and then 3 more women say Bill Cosby was sexually inappropriate with them…

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Wednesday, September 30, 201509/30/2015

9/30/15 First Take

On today’s affectionate Wednesday’s topics include Congress / Obama to meet over budget, Planned Parenthood grilled at Congress, Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia, the Lepage heating plan, Moody’s lawsuit settles and then Jordan Spieth sets new record for tournament winnings…

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Tuesday, September 29, 201509/29/2015

9/29/15 First Take

Kicking off this soft Tuesday morning with an Afghan airstrike, Obama meets with Putin, the Senate spending bill, Trump’s tax plan, Joyce Mitchell gets sentenced and Portlanders for a Living Wage…

Local Headlines

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Maine Ski Resort Says It Won’t Be Open for School Break

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The Saddleback ski mountain says it won't be opening for February school break next week.

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Police Charge Woman in Paris Crash That Killed Passenger

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A 32-year-old Maine woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a crash that killed her 41-year-old passenger in Paris last month.

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Maine Governor Goes on Attack in State of the State Letter

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage is attacking ``socialists, career politicians and their allies in the media'' in his State of the State address.

National Headlines

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Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

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They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

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Crucial New Hampshire primary vote begins

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White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state's crucial first-in-the-nation primary.

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Obama lays out 2017 spending priorities in final White House budget

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U.S. President Barack Obama unveils his final White House budget on Tuesday with a blueprint for fiscal year 2017 that will lay out his spending proposals for priorities from fighting Islamic State to providing for the poor.

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National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

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The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.