Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Thursday, June 20, 201306/20/2013

6-20 First Take

Maine budget; Medicaid expansion veto sustained, Bicycle law becomes law, Strippers back on, Cutler calls for run off, James Gandolfini dead, Bruins lose


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!

Local Headlines

in Local

Safety Cites for Firm Connected to Fatal Hayride


Records show a decade of vehicle inspections resulted in 178 citations at a company within the same corporate structure as a farm where a girl died in a hayride accident this month.

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Father Accused of Abuse Had Been Fired from Job


A Maine man charged with throwing his infant son down a flight of stairs was fired from Riverview Psychiatric Center after authorizing the use of pepper spray on a woman who was restrained for hours with the irritating substance on her skin.

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Maine Heating Prices Continue to Drop


A state of Maine survey indicates the average price of heating oil has dropped 4 cents over the past week to the lowest heating season price recorded in three years.

National Headlines

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DEVELOPING: Soldier shot near Canada’s parliament; shooter at large


A Canadian soldier was shot at war memorial in Ottawa and a shooter was seen running towards the nearby parliament buildings.

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U.S. farmers battling bugs


With record harvests depressing prices, farmers are using chemicals that protect stored grain from critters.

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Jeffrey Fowle, freed from N. Korea, back on American soil


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea.

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U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit regions through 5 airports


Travelers from three countries in West Africa will undergo enhanced screening for the virus.