Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Monday, September 14, 201509/14/2015

9/14/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off the week with the Refugee crisis, CBS News poll says Sanders up by 22 pts, Westbrook considers making landlords liable for displaced tenants, Next up to ban plastic bags? Falmouth? Booted cars in private lots in Portland and Moses Malone Passes away at 60…


Friday, September 11, 201509/11/2015

9/11/15 First Take

On a commemorative 9/11 edition of the Ken and Mike show, Mike and Jeremy Fischer start First Take with the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, Patriots raise banner, Biden says
he’s unsure of a run for Prez, Clinton continues to lose ground, Portland car booting in private lots, Brennan calls min. wage hike “historic”…


Thursday, September 10, 201509/10/2015

9/10/15 First Take

Jeremy Fischer and Mike open up this Thursday morning with – Portland City Council reverses and keeps tipped workers min. wage at 3.75, South Portland City Council approves 5 cent shopping bag fee and bans polystyrene. Are you ready for some football?! Pats raise the banner tonight vs. Steelers. Some southern Maine schools close because of heat yesterday, then Hillary slams Obama and the Appalachian Trail record setting hiker fined $500 for drinking on trail after setting record….


Wednesday, September 9, 201509/09/2015

9 – 8 First Take

Mike and Barry give you their First Take on the big topics of the day!


Wednesday, September 9, 201509/09/2015

9-9 First Take

Mike and Dennis give you their first take on the big topics of the day!


Friday, September 4, 201509/04/2015

9/4/15 First Take

Closing out the week this Friday morning with Tom Brady, more on the KY clerk, Trump signs pledge, Facebook nude pictures then York toll booth and Leon Gorman…


Thursday, September 3, 201509/03/2015

9/3/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take – European migrant crisis, KY gay marriage. Facebook nude pictures, Foxcroft Academy confederate flag then Panhandling banned in Rochester and Chewing tobacco banned at Fenway…


Wednesday, September 2, 201509/02/2015

9/2/15 First Take

Its the middle of the week and today’s topics include Illinois cop killed, Stock Market crashes, KY clerk in contempt, Biddeford city council declines sex abuse probe then Homeowner shoots thief and Paul Rand in Freeport…


Tuesday, September 1, 201509/01/2015

9/1/15 First Take

Kicking off the month of September, Ken and Mike’s topics today include Trump and his polls, Hillary and emails, Tom Brady,…


Monday, August 31, 201508/31/2015

8/31/15 First Take

Its Ken’s Birthday! We kick off the week with the Dems debate flap, Tom Brady, a Second prison in Maine, Tardy teacher, U-Texas removes Wilson, Davis and Obama renames Mt. McKinley…

Local Headlines

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Lawyer for Lac Megantic Victims to Sue Canadian Railroad

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A lawyer for 41 of the 47 people killed in Canada when an oil train derailed says he's going to sue a Canadian railroad that declined to participate in the settlement fund.

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Biologists: Invasive Plant at Maine, New Hampshire Border


Biologists in Maine and New Hampshire say they have confirmed discovery of an invasive plant in a body of water on the border of the two states.

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Maine Has Fewest Residents on Food Stamps Since 2009


Maine health and human services officials say the number of state residents enrolled in the food stamps program has dropped below 200,000 for the first time in more than six years.

National Headlines

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The world’s biggest beer brewer


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More people are dying from painkiller overdoses


The proportion of people reporting use of prescription opioids for reasons other than medical necessity fell between 2003 and 2013, but use disorders and overdose deaths increased, according to a new study.

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Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate


The surprise rivalry between Clinton and Sanders will be at the forefront as Democrats take the stage in Las Vegas for the party's first debate of the 2016 campaign.

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U.S. Army secretary raises concerns about declining budget


U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh said that the Army was being stretched too thin and was on the “ragged edge” given a declining budget and personnel cuts.