Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, November 13, 201511/13/2015

11/13/15 Eggs N’ Issues First Take

Ken and Mike are at the Holiday Inn by the bay for Eggs N’ Issues this morning! Is Jihad john dead? Trump takes on Carson, Government oversight committee considers Eves/LePage conflict, Secret service agent caught in sting, Then Utah judge says lesbian can’t have child and Justin Dipietro arrested…


Thursday, November 12, 201511/12/2015

11/12/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning with Don Reiter, today’s Government Oversight Committee hearing, Robert Nadeau accused of misconduct, Student charged in threatening blacks at Missouri, Angel Green remembered, investigation continues and the Kurds launch offense against ISIS…


Wednesday, November 11, 201511/11/2015

11/11/15 First Take

Today’s Veteran’s Day edition of the Ken and Mike show includes the Republican debate, Don Reiter, University of Missouri, Abortion protest suit and Old Port Magazine cleared of ethics violation…


Tuesday, November 10, 201511/10/2015

11/10/15 First Take

Kicking off this Tuesday morning with the Republican debate, Missouri president resigns, Louisiana police shooting of child update and the Waterville principal…


Monday, November 9, 201511/09/2015

11/9/15 First Take

Ken rejoins Mike and kicks off the second week of November with Carson fighting the media, Trump on SNL, Russian jet update, Maine skips conservation funds and the Patriots…


Friday, November 6, 201511/06/2015

11/6/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis close out the first week of November with more on the Oakland shooting, Bonny Eagle student killed in car accident, Governor testifies, renews pledge to use Nat. Guard to fight drugs, Portland man with history of masturbating in public to be released from jail, Bush 41 book criticizes Cheney and Rumsfeld and the Russian jetliner…


Thursday, November 5, 201511/05/2015

11/5/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis start your Thursday morning off with yesterday’s Oakland shooting, Cop’s Suicide in Illinois, possible Legislation to stop videotaping at polls, Plastic bag ban in York, 12 bucks an hour min. wage statewide referendum coming and then the City of Portland agrees to pay $175k to cover ACLU of Maine’s legal costs in panhandling case….


Wednesday, November 4, 201511/04/2015

11/4/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis discuss the Portland mayoral race, Minimum wage Question 1, Scenic View Question 2, Clean Election wins and Lewiston/Biddeford mayoral races…


Tuesday, November 3, 201511/03/2015

11/3/15 First Take

Starting off your Tuesday morning with Election day, GOP debate revolt, Update on russian plane, Land for Maine’s Future and the Maine NAACP…


Monday, November 2, 201511/02/2015

11/2/15 First Take

Kicking off the first week of November – More of the El Faro found, KC wins World Series. Russian airplane crash update, Fred Thompson dies, Tiger’s caddy whines and NFL weekend wrap up…

Local Headlines

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Maine Legislature Votes to Override Drug Antidote Veto


The Maine Legislature has voted overwhelmingly to override Maine Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill to increase the availability of a drug overdose antidote.

1 day ago in Local

Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland


Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

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Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges


A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low


The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.