Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, February 25, 201502/25/2015

2/25/14 First Take

On today’s First Take – Ken and Mike are going to talk about the people in local shelters who allegedly have cash in the bank, Eddie Routh is found guilty in the sniper case, the Department of Homeland security’s funding and then, FCC and net neutrality updates…


Tuesday, February 24, 201502/24/2015

2/24/15 First Take

First on the list, Net Neutrality. 3 days before the vote on net neutrality, the FCC is being called to release the net neutrality bill to the public. There has been dangerously large hunks of ice falling around Portland, and have Peanut allergies been thwarted by exposing children at a young enough age?


Monday, February 23, 201502/23/2015

2/23/15 First Take

To kick of this week, Ken and Mike talk about Terror groups threatening to attack the Mall of Americe, the Fairpoint strikes have appeared to reach a conclusion and LePage cracks down on government computers being used for porn…


Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

2/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha it’s Friday! On today’s show, the guys go over the Fairpoint settlement news, but will it result in better service? Then, parking bans in Portland have effected local business. Later, the Sniper trial’s defense rests…


Thursday, February 19, 201502/19/2015

2/19/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss the Snow, Obama’s terrorism summit, LePage vs Moody’s diner and Deflategate is back…


Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

2/18/15 First Take

It’s Ken and Mike’s grand reunion! First in the news, the two teenagers lost on Maine trails were found safe and unharmed yesterday, Maine is looking at 250k for a whistleblower document shredding case, then Moody’s diner is being scrutinized by LePage for religious discrimination, but has he gone too far?

Also, more ISIS.


Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

2/17/15 First Take

Is ISIS growing at warp speed? The state department says “We can’t kill our way out of it.” A Judge bars Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Then, NBC gave the SNL special far more air time than the ISIS beheadings.


Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

2/16/15 First Take

On this Mike and Barry edition of First Take; They talked up the blizzard and what happened? Parking bans and no snow. Then, ISIS is in Egypt and today is President’s day!


Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2/13/15 First Take

On this Friday’s First Take, Mike and Dennis talk today about the next Snowmageddon, LePage asks to review medicaid case,…


Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

2/12/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take with Mike and Dennis Bailey, the guys talk about LePage’s first town hall meeting last night in Westbrook, then Obama announces a request for war against ISIS, and Powerball winners around the country have been announced.

Local Headlines

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Fire Damages Portland Apartment Building


PORTLAND, Maine (WGAN) About a dozen people were left homeless in Portland last night when fire struck an apartment building in the city's East Bayside neighborhood.

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Maine Football Player Suffers Spleen Injury During Game


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Portland Council’s Housing and Community Development Committee plan to discuss potential regulations for short-term rentals…

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City Council to Discuss Regulating Short-Term Rentals


The Portland Council's Housing and Community Development Committee plan to discuss potential regulations for short-term rentals amid Airbnb's growing popularity.

National Headlines

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There’s ‘wiggle room’ on rate hike timing


A top Federal Reserve official who has long wanted the U.S. central bank to wait until next year to raise rates signaled on Monday that he could be persuaded to support a rate hike this year, so long as the increases are gradual.

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Four ways to get a jump on tax season


Taxpayers face a cliffhanger again this year as Congress dithers about extending more than 50 expired tax breaks, including popular deductions for college tuition and fees, mortgage insurance and sales taxes.

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U.S. reassesses Columbus Day, Native American plight in focus


About four miles from the world's largest Christopher Columbus parade in midtown Manhattan on Monday, hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters will hold a sunrise prayer circle to honor ancestors who were slain or driven from their land.

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House conservative group would ‘look favorably’ on Ryan for speakership


The approximately 40-member House Freedom Caucus is at the center of turmoil within the Republican Party over who will be the party's effective leader in the House ahead of the 2016 presidential election.