Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


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!


Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

8-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest Paul LePage comments putting him in hot water, Snowden’s Father visits Russia, James DiMaggio found killed, and more!


Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

8-9 First Take

Mike and attorney and Maine State Representative Barry Hobbins first take on Bicyclist dad from Biddeford dies, Bridge open again on the Me/NH border, Transportation Bond, Florida man allegedly kills wife, posts confession, photo of body on Facebook, NSA unveils plan to halt leaks and Actress Karen Black dies. Easy Rider among her films


Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

8-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take Obama’s take on Putin and Russia, Hassan trial halted, Jackie Robinson statue defaced by racists, and more!


Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

8-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the Hassan and Bulger trials, a politicians dancing video causing controversy, Obama on Leno, and more!


Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

8-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take tackles the baseball suspensions, Hasan on trial, a Biddeford crash where the driver had four OUI’s, the Bulger trial, and more!


Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

8-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the U.S. embassies that are still closed, Iran’s got a new president, a hiker is still missing, the Whitey Bulger trial wraps up, and more!

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

8-2 First Take

Castro sentenced, Snowden gets asylum, Riley Cooper says the n word, First charter school graduation, Tony Bennett resigns (Not that Tony Bennett) and the Red Sox gets another walk off win!

Local Headlines

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Advocates Bash Plan Requiring Jobs for Food Stamps

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Advocates for the poor are urging Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration to scrap a plan that would require people to have a job to receive food stamps.

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Maine House Speaker’s Bills Target Aging Issues


House Speaker Mark Eves is promoting a series of proposals aimed at making life easier for Maine's aging population

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Man Who Lived as Hermit Adjusting to Society


A man who lived nearly three decades in the Maine woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in society.

National Headlines

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq


Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Obama: Beheading ‘shocked the conscience’ of the world


The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.

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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue


The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff


Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.