Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

9/25/15 First Take

Closing out the week this Friday morning, topics include the Pope, New CNN republican poll, Government shutdown, Welfare in Lewiston, more on Bras in jail then Supermoon on Sunday…


Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

9/24/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off today with the Pope’s visit, Government shutdown pending (again), Trump whines about rivals and media; Won’t appear on Fox, Republicans propose referendum on taxes and welfare and Bras in jail…


Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

9/23/15 First Take

Today’s affectionate Wednesday topics include the Pope visiting US, LePage, Connor MacCalister to plead guilty. Syracuse kiss cam, Trash cans for needles and in sports -Yogi Berra, Jack Larson dead…


Monday, September 21, 201509/21/2015

9/21/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off this Monday with Carson on Muslims, Trump on Obama, Fiorina’s poll numbers, Joe Biden’s wife says yes, the Pope, Baby Bella the Patriots and the Emmys…


Friday, September 18, 201509/18/2015

9/18/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins close out the week with Trump’s Muslim statements, Portland cop praised for saving heroin addict/message on facebook, Hillary in Portland today, Mainers like to drink!  We get 46 million from liquor contract then Skowhegan Indian controversy continues and a UNH Law class on Deflategate…


Thursday, September 17, 201509/17/2015

9/17/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Thursday morning with last night’s “Donald Trump” Debate with the current 11 candidates, more on the Refugee crisis, Food stamps change, Ahmed Mohamed arrest for clock then Plastic bags to be banned in Falmouth and Tom Brady endorses Trump…


Wednesday, September 16, 201509/16/2015

9/16/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off this soft Wednesday morning with the CNN Debate, Iran vote in Senate, Lepage and LMF. Poliquin and the Export-Import Bank, Cassidy Patten and is Portland a sanctuary city?


Tuesday, September 15, 201509/15/2015

9-15 Eggs and Issues


Monday, September 14, 201509/14/2015

9/14/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off the week with the Refugee crisis, CBS News poll says Sanders up by 22 pts, Westbrook considers making landlords liable for displaced tenants, Next up to ban plastic bags? Falmouth? Booted cars in private lots in Portland and Moses Malone Passes away at 60…


Friday, September 11, 201509/11/2015

9/11/15 First Take

On a commemorative 9/11 edition of the Ken and Mike show, Mike and Jeremy Fischer start First Take with the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, Patriots raise banner, Biden says
he’s unsure of a run for Prez, Clinton continues to lose ground, Portland car booting in private lots, Brennan calls min. wage hike “historic”…

Local Headlines

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Ex-President of Charity Gets 4 Years for Embezzling $4.6 M


The former president of a Maine charity has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling $4.6 million from the organization.

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Judge Finds Man Charged with Mailing Cyanide Competent


A federal judge says a Maine man charged with mailing cyanide to a suicidal Englishman is competent to stand trial.

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Officials Say Child Died After Showing E. Coli Symptoms


Maine public health authorities have confirmed that an Androscoggin County child died and another was hospitalized after both showed symptoms associated with E. coli bacteria.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week


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

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

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Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.