Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, October 4, 201310/04/2013

10-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers Obama cancels his trip to Asia to stay in Washington for a funding bill, Which sounds better, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act? A Connecticut woman was shot and killed trying to get through barricades surrounding the Capitol and more!


Thursday, October 3, 201310/03/2013

10-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers day three of government shutdown, pro pot legalization ads coming to buses in Portland, and more!


Wednesday, October 2, 201310/02/2013

10-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take continues the conversation on the government shutdown, and the beginning of Obamacare. That and more!


Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

10-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks government shutdown, tax hikes in Maine, and people for the ethical treatment of…lobsters?


Monday, September 30, 201309/30/2013

9-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers all things government shutdown, Obamacare, and the rest of the latest from DC.


Friday, September 27, 201309/27/2013

9-27 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss the Pirates leaving Portland, the economic impact on Portland because of the Pirates leaving, the Government shutdown and more!


Thursday, September 26, 201309/26/2013

9-26 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Dennis discuss confrontation outside the Cumberland County courthouse in Portland, updates on the Kenyan mall incident, the Ted Cruz filibuster and more!


Wednesday, September 25, 201309/25/2013

9-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers Ted Cruz’s ongoing filibuster on Obamacare, Iranian president talks peace, and the latest on the Kenyan mall situation!


Tuesday, September 24, 201309/24/2013

9-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest on the Kenya mall attacks and the possible Maine connection, looming government shutdown, and more!


Monday, September 23, 201309/23/2013

9-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers how Kenyan forces took position to secure the area around the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, a partial budget passed by the house of representatives, Hillary Clinton thinking about running, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Girl


A Sidney man charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has pleaded guilty.

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Pot Activists Deliver Petitions in York


A group that wants to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults has submitted petitions to the town of York.

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Donations Can Double in Maine Governor’s Race


New donors will now be able to give up to $3,000 to a candidate for Maine governor.

National Headlines

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Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Massachusetts


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No deaths linked to troubled VA hospital


A probe into long waits for treatment at VA facilities in Phoenix did not find that the shoddy care caused patient deaths.

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American fighting with ISIS killed in Syria


An American suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants has been killed, U.S. officials say.

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American freed by Syrian militants overcome with emotion


A U.S. writer released from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother says.