Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take

Thursday, June 26, 201406/26/2014

First Take 6/26/14

Ken and Mike discuss Governor LePage’s opinion of Social Security, Supreme Court ruling on cell phones,a revamp of the Westbrook school code of conduct, Susan Collins supports gay marriage, Maine Campaign laws, and some sports talk


Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

6-25 First Take

Ken and Steve’s Thursday First Take


Tuesday, June 24, 201406/24/2014

6-24 First Take

Ken flies solo on the Tuesday First Take with the latest on Iraq, the IRS commissioner faces the House, the VA, and more!


Monday, June 23, 201406/23/2014

6-23 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest out of Iraq, people still pouring in through the US border, Mainers divided on welfare, and more!


Friday, June 20, 201406/20/2014

First Take 6/20/14

Ken is out so Barry Hobbins comes in to help Mike discuss Obama sending advisors to Iraq, the student who passed away at the Dentist, Portland Pride Parade, Our sister city in Russia and more


Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

6-19 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Thursday First Take covers the latest out of Iraq, the IRS scandal continues, the Redskins lose ruling on trademarks, and more!


Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

6-18 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Wednesday First Take covers the U.S. capturing a Benghazi suspect, and more!


Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

6-17 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the Portland council banning polystyrene containers, adding fees on paper and plastic bags, Obama sends troops to Baghdad, and more!


Monday, June 16, 201406/16/2014

6-16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take cover the return of the Iraq war, the departure of Casey Kasem, and much more!


Friday, June 13, 201406/13/2014

First Take 6/13/14

First Take with Ken and Mike. Today’s discussions cover the return of Bowe Bergdahl, situations in Iraq, Immigrant welfare in Maine, Condoms given out in middle school and gun legislation.

Local Headlines

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Judge Gives Final Approval For $338M Oil Train Settlement


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A U.S. bankruptcy judge has approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec.

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Maine Directs Residents To Referendum Election Guide Online


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap wants residents to familiarize themselves with the state's upcoming public referendums, including one about campaign finance laws.

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Railroad Drops Objection to $338M Oil Train Settlement Fund


A Canadian railroad has withdrawn its objection to a $338 million settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the fund's approval.

National Headlines

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

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Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.

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Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race


Republicans are struggling to fill a leadership void as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.