Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


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.


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!


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..


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!


Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

4/6/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Iran nuclear deal and Israel, Rolling Stone magazine retracts rape story then the Aaron Hernandez trial winds down and Emails reveals James Campbell strategy…


Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

4/3/15 First Take

Thank the Buddha its Friday! Topics for today include the Iran nuclear deal, Religious freedom bills in Indiana and Arkansas, LePage is harassed by Twomey at Saco town hall, Hernandez trial end and the Keene pumpkin festival cancelled…


Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 First Take

Today’s topics include Iran nuclear talks, Arkansas governor doesn’t sign religious freedom law, the Hernandez trial continues and Senator Menedez indicted on fraud charges…


Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 First Take

No joke, Ken and Mike talk about the Iran nuclear talks, the Boston Bomber trial, then Kraft testifies at Hernandez trial and then Arkansas and Indiana are both on the forefront of religious freedom legislation.


Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Germanwings plane crash, Iran, Indiana religious freedom and more on the Boston Marathon bombing trial.


Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 First Take

To kick off this new week, Ken and Mike talk about news on the Germanwings plane crash and the emotional state of the co-pilot then, Iran’s Nuclear talks, bodies found in the NY explosion and then more on Indiana’s “religious freedom” bill.

Local Headlines

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Methamphetamine Continues to be a Problem in Maine


Maine's heroin epidemic is getting much of the attention from law enforcement officials and policymakers, but methamphetamine continues to be a persistent problem.

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One Dead In Bangor Shooting


BANGOR, Maine (AP) Police say one person was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting at an apartment house in Bangor.

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Heating Costs Drop A Bit


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Governor's Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil is down five cents from two weeks ago at $2 per gallon.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.

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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts


Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.