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Ken & Mike's First Take


Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

1/15/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about a young computer “nerd” who sought to join ISIS, Governor LePage flips on the community college system and top ranking U.S. secret service officials are let go because of recent security lapses.


Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

1/14/15 First Take

On today’s first take Mike and his guest, Dennis discuss the topics of the day such as the plot to kill the Speaker of the House and the new sold-out Charlie Hebdo cartoon.


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

1/13/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike talk about the hacking of the U.S. Central Command’s twitter account by ISIS. Also, the White House admits they someone should have been at the memorial in France.


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!

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