Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, June 12, 201306/12/2013

6-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers a bill that could ban panhandling on medians in Portland, the new council for Old Orchard Beach, right to carry a concealed weapon without a permit in Maine passes, and more!


Tuesday, June 11, 201306/11/2013

6-11 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the latest in the NSA surveillance scandal, Zimmerman jury selection begins, marijuana bill dies in the senate, and more!


Monday, June 10, 201306/10/2013

6-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the NSA whistle blower coming forward, the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, Santa Monica shooting aftermath, and more!


Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

6-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers the NSA Prism program and the controversy surrounding it, the Maine Medicaid Expansion Bill, and updates on the bicycle road rage incident, and Nichole Cable!


Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

6-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the NSA found to be collecting phone records, a Maine redistricting plan awaits the governor’s signature, a case of road rage on Martins Point bridge, and the Powerball winner comes forward!


Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

6-5 First Take

Ken & Mike run through the top stories of the day including a controversial decision by Gov. Christie, Major League…

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

6-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take asks, would it be okay to collect DNA before convictions? In legislative news, the Dems vote to expand Medicaid, rejects election of State Officers, and vote to implement internet sales tax. A water break soaks Pearl Street, and more!


Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

6-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest controversies developing in the IRS scandal, Alexis Wright sentencing, domestic violence up in Maine, and more!


Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

5-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers the latest news out of Syria, a gun show loophole law being rejected, Alexis Wright to be sentenced, and pot may come to Portland!


Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

5-30 First Take

Ken & Mike run down the top stories of the day including Kyle Dube’s affidavit released, Obama’s pick for the…

Local Headlines

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Democrats, Republicans Tout Legislative Candidates


The races for the Maine House and Senate are finalized and both parties say they are poised to win this November.

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Tornado Confirmed In Limington, Maine

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the town of Limington, Maine.

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Maine Officer Justified In Rumford Shooting


The Maine attorney general has ruled that a Rumford police officer was legally justified in using deadly force against a suicidal woman who was advancing on him with a knife.

National Headlines

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U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

A New York Police Officer stands guard inside a cordoned area at the site of a shooting in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York on July 28, 2014.

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.

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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.