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Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

10/28/15 First Take

Kicking off this Wednesday’s First Take with the Republican debate, School cop under fire in SC, LePage releases some land money, Eugene Martineau good father, wouldn’t hurt child, Attack on bacon scare tactic and First game world series…


Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 First Take

On the fast track to the end of October, Trump in the news again – $1 mil loan, Carson 14 pts ahead, the Budget deal, Parade crash update, Prison communication proposal, Soul of Portland files ethic complaint and Meat eaters will get cancer…


Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 First Take

Kicking off this week with a Driver killing 4 at OSU homecoming, the Governor hating on women, Clinton’s Birthday – Katy Perry endorses, Trump is “most electable” in poll, LePage hating on Katz…


Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 First Take

Honoring the Buddha by closing out the week with some morning news – Hillary gets grilled, an ISIS prison raid, Paul Ryan, El Faro ship debris, PPH endorse Ethan – two counselors school board member Brennan and then Fogel victims get $100k each…


Thursday, October 22, 201510/22/2015

10/22/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday and welcoming Mike back to the studio – Today’s topics include Joe Biden, the Benghazi hearing, Ryan to be speaker? Netanyahu’s comments on the nazis then Abortion lawsuit fees paid by city and more on Rachel Talbot Ross…


Wednesday, October 21, 201510/21/2015

10/21/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur kick off this Wednesday morning with Paul Ryan, Assad in Moscow, more on El Faro, Tax / welfare referendum, New proposed prison rules and Jim Webb out, may run as independent…


Tuesday, October 20, 201510/20/2015

10/20/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur King kick off this morning with the Lewiston mayor’s race, Xavier Trudeau new Canadian PM, Will Biden run? Ranked choice voting petitions submitted, Portland affordable housing and Grad rates in Maine rise…


Monday, October 19, 201510/19/2015

10/19/15 First Take

Kicking off the week this morning with Trump on Bush, the Iran nuclear deal goes into effect today, Speaker of the House update, Biden still considers run; Bernie says raise taxes on everyone then Lamar Odom and Pat, Michigan…


Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

10/15/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning with more on the El Faro lawsuit, Concealed weapons, Spurwink Rod and Gun club, McAuley splits from church, Midtown project a go and Wild inning in Toronto win…


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

10/14/15 Eggs N’ Issues

Kicking off Eggs N’ Issues this morning with the Democratic debate, Portland mayors race, Lepage in Lewiston town meeting, Planned parenthood to forego reimbursement for fetal tissue, Republicans jump into lewiston mayors race…

Local Headlines

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Police: 2 Men Arrested for Fatal Bangor Shooting


Police have arrested two New York men for the shooting of two people, one fatally, at an apartment house in Bangor.

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Maine Police: 6 Fires Intentionally Set Along Interstate 95


Maine State Police say they are looking for a white sedan with two men inside who may be responsible for setting six fires along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 95 southbound from Waterville to Sidney.

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Methamphetamine Continues to be a Problem in Maine


Maine's heroin epidemic is getting much of the attention from law enforcement officials and policymakers, but methamphetamine continues to be a persistent problem.

National Headlines

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.