Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


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…


Friday, October 30, 201510/30/2015

10/30/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis close out the month with TV ads starting for Portland mayoral candidates and minimum wage referendum, Strimling under fire from MacMillan and Brennan for real estate money, Nova Star gone from Portland, Ryan is Speaker, Boehner says goodbye then a Lawsuit filed against Biddeford cops for sexual abuse and Pats roll over Dolphins…

Local Headlines

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Cross Insurance Executive Dies at 58


Brent Cross, son of the founder of Cross Insurance, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 58.

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Man Charged with Running Over Pregnant Girlfriend in Court


A Lewiston man charged with running down and killing his pregnant girlfriend is back in court.

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Maine State Prison Inmate Pleads Guilty to Murder


A Maine State Prison inmate accused of stabbing another inmate 87 times has pleaded guilty to murder.

National Headlines

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways


Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill for a two- to three-week sprint to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes.

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Senators call for 20,000 troops in Syria and Iraq


Two senior U.S. senators called for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.

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World leaders launch bid for climate breakthrough in Paris


More than 150 world leaders arrived at United Nations climate change talks in Paris armed with promises and accompanied by high expectations as they look to hold back the Earth's rising temperatures.