Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, November 11, 201411/11/2014

11-11 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their First Take on Veterans Day, snow on the way, recounts in Maine, and more!


Monday, November 10, 201411/10/2014

11-10 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on Obama in China, Kaci Hickox making it twenty one days, and a town in Mass that wants to say no to tobacco.


Friday, November 7, 201411/07/2014

First Take 11/7/2014

Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss governor Paul LePage’s second term agenda, the price per vote each gubernatorial candidate paid during the election, accidental flu shots and more!


Thursday, November 6, 201411/06/2014

11-6 First Take

Mike and Barry give you their Thursday First Take on how proposed bear hunting restrictions may have energized voters in this election, Angus King remaining with the Democrat congress, and more!


Wednesday, November 5, 201411/05/2014

11-5 First Take

Mike and Dennis broadcast live from the Holiday Inn with their Wednesday First Take covering all the election results from last night!


Tuesday, November 4, 201411/04/2014

11-4 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Tuesday First Take on election day, the latest LePage comment causing a stir, Michaud accompanied by Angus King in Skowhegan.


Monday, November 3, 201411/03/2014

11-3 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Monday First Take on the day before the big election, snow causes power outages in Maine, family and friends in mourning after a deadly fire, and more!


Friday, October 31, 201410/31/2014

First Take 10/31/2014

Ken and Mike discuss the quarantine of the Maine nurse with Ebola, President Obama’s appearance in Maine, the capture of Eric Frein in Pennsylvania and more!


Thursday, October 30, 201410/30/2014

10-30 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Thursday First Take on developments in the Cutler campaign, national attention over the Ebola nurse in Maine, Angus King changing endorsements, and more!


Wednesday, October 29, 201410/29/2014

10-29 First Take

Ken and Mike give you their Wednesday First Take on the Ebola nurse, a new enemy for ISIS, a new poll about Maine elections, and more!

Local Headlines

in Local

ACLU of Maine Sues to Force MaineCare to Fund Abortions


The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a lawsuit seeking to force MaineCare to provide funding for abortions.

in Local

Maine Marine Patrol Still Searching For Missing Canoeist


The Maine Marine Patrol is still searching for a man who has been missing since his canoe capsized between Eastport and Pleasant Point.

in Local

Panel Says Moratorium on Maine Shrimp Fishing Should Stay


A key panel says Maine shrimp are still depleted and fishing regulators' moratorium on fishing for them should remain in effect in 2016

National Headlines

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

in Black Friday, National

PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

in National, World

In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools


U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.