Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, February 27, 201502/27/2015

2/27/15 First Take

On this Thank Buddha First Take, the guys talk about ISIS and Jihadi John, Homeland Security, Net Neutrality and more on LePage and his advising…


Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

2/26/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike go over Homeland Security’s funding, yesterday’s pileup on I95 in Bangor, Net Neutrality vote tomorrow and legal marijuana in DC.


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!

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.