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Ken & Mike's First Take


Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

2/12/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take with Mike and Dennis Bailey, the guys talk about LePage’s first town hall meeting last night in Westbrook, then Obama announces a request for war against ISIS, and Powerball winners around the country have been announced.


Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

2/11/15 First Take

On this Wednesday’s First Take, Mike and Dennis Bailey talk about the aftermath of Brian Willian’s 6 month suspension, then John Stweart reflects on his 17 years of service on the Daily show and plans to pass on his legacy. Kayla Muler, the American captive held by ISIS has been confirmed to be deceased. And tonight in Westbrook is LePage’s town hall meeting.


Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 “Eggs and Issues” Fist Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss Gay Marriage in Alabama, Obama is talking of arming the Ukraine Military, Sangillo’s bar in Portland is also closing after being a popular local bar.


Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 First Take

This Monday’s First Take kicks off the week with more snow! Brian William’s is going to take a break from television appearances but will this and his apology help his seemingly doomed situation? Also, Maine’s jail system is considering a “safety” based release system rather than an exclusive bail system for prisoners.


Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 First Take

On this Friday’s First Take; ISIS has been using a black market for women and children and and exploitation, Brian Williams is still in the news but should he be? Also, Maine’s branch of Anthem had a severe security breech revealing SSNs, phone numbers, names, email address, street address and more…


Thursday, February 5, 201502/05/2015

2/5/15 First Take

On this morning’s edition of First Take, NBC anchor Brian Williams admits he was not in a downed helicopter during a notorious report years ago, Portland is getting another layer of snow today but where do we put it?? And Sports Illustrated is releasing it’s first issue to include a plus-sized model in an advertisement.


Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

2/4/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take, Ken and Mike review LePage’s state of the state address and his proposed budget and…


Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

2/3/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike Talk about LePage’s State of the State address, more snow, children’s vaccinations and Robin William’s estate is in question.


Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

2/2/15 First Take

On today’s Post-Superbowl First Take, Ken and Mike go over some major highlights from the game.


Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

1/30/15 First Take

On this Friday’s First Take: New attacks from ISIS, more snow, Dartmouth is banning alcohol on campus, and more football….except this time the topic shifts to the Super Bowl!

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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