Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, October 4, 201310/04/2013

10-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers Obama cancels his trip to Asia to stay in Washington for a funding bill, Which sounds better, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act? A Connecticut woman was shot and killed trying to get through barricades surrounding the Capitol and more!


Thursday, October 3, 201310/03/2013

10-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers day three of government shutdown, pro pot legalization ads coming to buses in Portland, and more!


Wednesday, October 2, 201310/02/2013

10-2 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take continues the conversation on the government shutdown, and the beginning of Obamacare. That and more!


Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

10-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks government shutdown, tax hikes in Maine, and people for the ethical treatment of…lobsters?


Monday, September 30, 201309/30/2013

9-30 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers all things government shutdown, Obamacare, and the rest of the latest from DC.


Friday, September 27, 201309/27/2013

9-27 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Barry Hobbins discuss the Pirates leaving Portland, the economic impact on Portland because of the Pirates leaving, the Government shutdown and more!


Thursday, September 26, 201309/26/2013

9-26 First Take

On the Friday First Take, Mike and Dennis discuss confrontation outside the Cumberland County courthouse in Portland, updates on the Kenyan mall incident, the Ted Cruz filibuster and more!


Wednesday, September 25, 201309/25/2013

9-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers Ted Cruz’s ongoing filibuster on Obamacare, Iranian president talks peace, and the latest on the Kenyan mall situation!


Tuesday, September 24, 201309/24/2013

9-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the latest on the Kenya mall attacks and the possible Maine connection, looming government shutdown, and more!


Monday, September 23, 201309/23/2013

9-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers how Kenyan forces took position to secure the area around the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, a partial budget passed by the house of representatives, Hillary Clinton thinking about running, and more!

Local Headlines

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Portland Task Force to Review Inspection Programs

Noyes St Fire

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The city of Portland is putting together a task force to examine its inspection programs in the wake of a house fire that killed six people.

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Police: 3-year-old Set Fire that Killed His family


Authorities say a three-year-old boy set a fire that burned down his mobile home, killing his mother and his twin siblings.

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Maine’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged in October


Maine officials say that the state's unemployment rate held steady in October at 5.8 percent.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare


Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak


The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high


More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.