Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, June 19, 201306/19/2013

6-19 First Take

WGAN morning first take discuses the Maine budget, Portland Slogan, Sanford Strippers not allowed to do fundraiser, Proposal to rename A,C, and D…


Tuesday, June 18, 201306/18/2013

6-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take talks Obama and Putin at the G8, another Bruins win, the latest on the Whitey Bulger trial, Medicaid expansion vetoed, and more!


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…

Local Headlines

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Michaud Raises $430K, Cutler Brings in $419K


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Maine’s Great Northern Paper Files for Bankruptcy

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Police: Scarborough Teen Accused of Bringing Knife to School


SCARBOROUGH, Me (WGAN News) - A Scarborough High School student was arrested after police said he brought a knife to school Tuesday morning.

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U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria


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CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year


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Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison


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Government hackers try to crack


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