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Ken & Mike's First Take


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.


Tuesday, January 6, 201501/06/2015

Ken and Mike First Take 01/06/15

On today’s edition of First Take; Mike discusses today’s topics with his guest for the show, Barry Hobbins, State Representative. These topics include The Governer’s newly hired lawyer and the closing/opening of DHHS locations. Also, Boston Marathon Bomber’s family express expectations of the US putting him to death.


Monday, January 5, 201501/05/2015

01-05 First Take

Today on First Take, Mike and his guest discuss harsh, Maine weather after the weekend storm. Also, Federal Investigators are looking into a plane crash in Kentuky where a 7 year old girl survived and walked from the wreckage.


Friday, January 2, 201501/02/2015

1-2 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the search for missing bodies in the Airasia flight crash,Tsarnaev defense renews pitch to delay trial, and more!


Wednesday, December 31, 201412/31/2014

12-31 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their First Take on the topics of Wednesday, and Last Take of the big topics of 2014


Tuesday, December 30, 201412/30/2014

12-30 First Take

On this morning’s edition of First Take, Ken and Mike discuss Obama’s recent golf game in Hawaii and NY mayor has backs turned on him during Police graduation ceremony.


Monday, December 29, 201412/29/2014

12-29 First Take

This morning on first take, Ken and Mike talk about Missing Air Asia Flight 8501 and Hundreds of passengers stuck on a ferry en route to Italy.

Local Headlines

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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.

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Ex-husband of Former State Rep Pleads Guilty to Gun Threat


A Winslow man has pleaded guilty to pointing a loaded gun at two of his sons and the boyfriend of his ex-wife, a former state representative.

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Hearing About Forced Medication in Killing Case Delayed


The Maine attorney general's office says a court hearing has been pushed back on a prosecutor's request that a man charged with killing his father be treated with medication without his consent.

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.