Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, August 27, 201308/27/2013

8-27 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take discusses things heating up in Syria, the Red Stone Spa closed, Hassan sentencing, and Miley at the VMA’s!


Monday, August 26, 201308/26/2013

8-26 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers LePage’s letter to Republican lawmakers, the latest out of Syria, the Farmers Almanac predicting a cold Winter, and more!


Friday, August 23, 201308/23/2013

8-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s First Take covers the Veteran who was beat up in Washington, Syria update, Hernandez and more!


Thursday, August 22, 201308/22/2013

8-22 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers a town in Syria that was gassed, Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years, the use of tasers at Riverview, and more!


Wednesday, August 21, 201308/21/2013

8-21 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers LePage’s reaction to yesterdays allegations of Obama comments, mindless killings in Oklahoma, Donald Hill acquitted in the Zumba trial, and more!


Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

8-20 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest out of Egypt, LePage’s (alleged) controversial comments of the week, updates on the Kennebunk prostitution trial, and more!


Monday, August 19, 201308/19/2013

8-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest from Egypt, Pistorius, the highway bond compromise, and more!


Thursday, August 15, 201308/15/2013

8-15 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the bloodshed in Egypt, Portland panhandlers, transportation bonds, Michaud, and more!


Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

8-14 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers all the top local and national stories of the day!


Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

8-13 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the verdict on the Whitey Bulger trial. Guilty! David Labonte in court, prosecutor wants Alexis Wright to testify, judge rules against NYC stop and frisk, and more!

Local Headlines

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Property Tax Break On Way For Maine Seniors


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Property tax relief is on the way for some Maine residents.

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Officials In Maine Town Reject Marijuana Plan

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YORK, Maine (AP) - Selectmen in York have said no to placing a proposed ordinance to legalize marijuana in the town on the November ballot.

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LePage: State Should Fund Psychiatric Center


LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage says Maine should no longer seek federal money for a state run psychiatric hospital because the federal certification requirements are doing more harm than good.

National Headlines

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.

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Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.

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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.