Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

8-13 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the verdict on the Whitey Bulger trial. Guilty! David Labonte in court, prosecutor wants Alexis Wright to testify, judge rules against NYC stop and frisk, and more!


Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

8-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest Paul LePage comments putting him in hot water, Snowden’s Father visits Russia, James DiMaggio found killed, and more!


Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

8-9 First Take

Mike and attorney and Maine State Representative Barry Hobbins first take on Bicyclist dad from Biddeford dies, Bridge open again on the Me/NH border, Transportation Bond, Florida man allegedly kills wife, posts confession, photo of body on Facebook, NSA unveils plan to halt leaks and Actress Karen Black dies. Easy Rider among her films


Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

8-8 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take Obama’s take on Putin and Russia, Hassan trial halted, Jackie Robinson statue defaced by racists, and more!


Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

8-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the Hassan and Bulger trials, a politicians dancing video causing controversy, Obama on Leno, and more!


Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

8-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take tackles the baseball suspensions, Hasan on trial, a Biddeford crash where the driver had four OUI’s, the Bulger trial, and more!


Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

8-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the U.S. embassies that are still closed, Iran’s got a new president, a hiker is still missing, the Whitey Bulger trial wraps up, and more!

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

8-2 First Take

Castro sentenced, Snowden gets asylum, Riley Cooper says the n word, First charter school graduation, Tony Bennett resigns (Not that Tony Bennett) and the Red Sox gets another walk off win!


Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

8-1 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take tackles the Baxter academy controversy, a Zumba documentary on the way, Castro to be sentenced, and more!


Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

7-31 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers planned parenthood protests, Bradley Manning ruling comes down with sentencing starting today, TSA controversy, Weiner updates, and more!

Local Headlines

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

National Headlines

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71


The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter


A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases


Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media


In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.