Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Monday, June 17, 201306/17/2013

6-17 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins give their Monday First Take covering the latest on Snowden and the NSA, Maine state budget meeting, the tragic bicycle death in trek across Maine, and more!


Thursday, June 13, 201306/13/2013

6-13 First Take

Ken and Mike fill you in on the less-than-happy ending to the Stanley Cup Final Game 1 with the Bruins, and update you on two key issues in Augusta: The state budget and Medicaid expansion


Wednesday, June 12, 201306/12/2013

6-12 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers a bill that could ban panhandling on medians in Portland, the new council for Old Orchard Beach, right to carry a concealed weapon without a permit in Maine passes, and more!


Tuesday, June 11, 201306/11/2013

6-11 First Take

Ken and Mike give their First Take on the latest in the NSA surveillance scandal, Zimmerman jury selection begins, marijuana bill dies in the senate, and more!


Monday, June 10, 201306/10/2013

6-10 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the NSA whistle blower coming forward, the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, Santa Monica shooting aftermath, and more!


Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

6-7 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Friday First Take covers the NSA Prism program and the controversy surrounding it, the Maine Medicaid Expansion Bill, and updates on the bicycle road rage incident, and Nichole Cable!


Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

6-6 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the NSA found to be collecting phone records, a Maine redistricting plan awaits the governor’s signature, a case of road rage on Martins Point bridge, and the Powerball winner comes forward!


Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

6-5 First Take

Ken & Mike run through the top stories of the day including a controversial decision by Gov. Christie, Major League…

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

6-4 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take asks, would it be okay to collect DNA before convictions? In legislative news, the Dems vote to expand Medicaid, rejects election of State Officers, and vote to implement internet sales tax. A water break soaks Pearl Street, and more!


Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

6-3 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest controversies developing in the IRS scandal, Alexis Wright sentencing, domestic violence up in Maine, and more!

Local Headlines

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Maine Supreme Court Dismisses DNR Appeal


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate order for her baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes.

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Federal Judge: Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Can Proceed


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A federal judge has ruled that a whistle-blower lawsuit against the state of Maine can move forward.

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Gov. LePage Presents Awards to 8 Maine Companies


Gov. Paul LePage is awarding eight Maine companies for their commitment to their employees and communities.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington


Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Scots spurn independence in historic vote but demand new powers


Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.

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Suspect in Pa. police ambush put on FBI wanted list


A week-long manhunt continues for alleged cop killer Eric Frein, who was added to the FBI's "most wanted" list.