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Ken & Mike's First Take


Monday, August 11, 201408/11/2014

8-11 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers airstrikes in Iraq, the latest from the Gaza strip, and an accident involving Tony Stewart!


Thursday, August 7, 201408/07/2014

8-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers Obama on Israel, 932 Ebola deaths as of now, drug felons to be tested for TANF benefits in Maine, and more!


Wednesday, August 6, 201408/06/2014

8-6 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Wednesday First Take on the death of an American General in Afghanistan, the latest from Israel, and more!


Tuesday, August 5, 201408/05/2014

8-5 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers a 72 hour ceasefire with the Israel Hamas conflict, the latest on the Ebola outbreak, voters will decide on marijuana in South Portland, and more!


Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

8-4 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the latest in the Israeli conflict, the Ebola outbreak, Marketbasket, and more!


Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

7-31 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Thursday First Take on the latest in Israel, an Ebola outbreak, the House votes to sue the president, and more!


Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

7-30 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the latest from Israel, more on MH17, Senator Jeff Sessions says House border bill is a surrender to a lawless president, and more!

Tuesday, July 29, 201407/29/2014

7-29 First Take

Ken and Mike give their Tuesday First Take on the murder-suicide in Saco, an arrest for felony kidnapping of Abby Hernandez, Obama on immigration, and more!


Monday, July 28, 201407/28/2014

Coming up Tuesday, July 29th

How is John Kerry doing handling the Israel crisis? ABC’s Trey Hardin lets us know at 7:08! Follow us on Twitter @KenAndMike


Monday, July 28, 201407/28/2014

7-28 First Take

Mike and Dennis give their First Take on an ugly murder-suicide in Saco, the continuing conflict in Israel, and more!

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