Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

1/20/15 First Take

On this Tuesday’s edition of First Take, Ken and Arthur discuss The President’s State of the Union address, the Patriots being suspect of cheating and Japanese prisoners being held for ransom by ISIS.


Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

1/19/15 First Take

On today’s first take Ken and his guest Arthur King discuss Martin Luther King Day, the fate of the Verso Mill in Bucksport and the NFL games.


Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

1/16/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about yesterday’s terrorism raid in Belgium, LePage’s $2 Million budget and Duke University rescinds its plans to allow Muslim prayer for the chapel.


Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

1/15/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about a young computer “nerd” who sought to join ISIS, Governor LePage flips on the community college system and top ranking U.S. secret service officials are let go because of recent security lapses.


Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

1/14/15 First Take

On today’s first take Mike and his guest, Dennis discuss the topics of the day such as the plot to kill the Speaker of the House and the new sold-out Charlie Hebdo cartoon.


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

1/13/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about the hacking of the U.S. Central Command’s twitter account by ISIS. Also, the White House admits they someone should have been at the memorial in France.


Monday, January 12, 201501/12/2015

1-12-15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of First Take, Ken and Mike go over Obama not visiting France as well as an update on the Air Asia flight’s black box.


Friday, January 9, 201501/09/2015

First Take 1-9-15

On today’s edition of “Mike and Barry’s” first take…

Troubled student sends threatening emails to Windham school. Also, the 2024 Olympics are being held in Boston and following the terrorist attacks in France, there is now a hostage situation.


Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

1-8-15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of first take, Ken and Mike review the tragic shooting in Paris, France. Also on first take, LePage’s inauguration makes headline news.


Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

01-07-15 First Take

This morning on Ken and Mike’s “Eggs and Issues” edition of first take…

Air Asia flight 81’s tail section has been recovered, giving hope that the black box can be found. Also, Governer Paul LePage being sworn in for his 2nd term after Inauguration.

Local Headlines

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Maine Gas Prices Decrease About 2 Cents in Past Week


Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly 2 cents per gallon in the past week.

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Police Arrest Man Accused Of Hitting Woman With Hammer


WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) Police have arrested a Maine man accused of taking a hammer away from a woman and hitting her in the forehead with it.

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Woman Says Fake Cop Demanded She Perform Sex Act On Him


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Police say a man pretended to be an officer and demanded sex from a woman.

National Headlines

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Pacific trade negotiators reach landmark deal, fight over approval looms


The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation.

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Student loan debt crosses generations


Weighed down by their own loans, many parents lack the means to fund their children's educations without sinking even deeper into debt.

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House GOP in turmoil with new uncertainty in speaker race


House Republicans are in upheaval as their front-runner for speaker faces fresh opposition and conservatives push to postpone leadership elections.

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Supreme Court tackles social issues as election looms


The nine justices are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers, and voting rights.