Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, June 28, 201306/28/2013

6-28 First Take

Immigration, Hernandez, Celtics, Zimmerman trial, Snowden update


Thursday, June 27, 201306/27/2013

6-27 First Take

Budget veto override, Gay victory at Super Ct, Hernandez, Latest governor poll numbers / proposal to censure, governor, Zimmerman trial, Nelson Mandela


Wednesday, June 26, 201306/26/2013

6-26 Ken and Mike First Take

Supreme Court guts voting rights act, Budget veto vote, Yarmouth explosion, Markey wins in MA, Snowden update, Zimmerman trial update


Tuesday, June 25, 201306/25/2013

6-25 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Tuesday First Take covers the budget veto, where in the world is Edward Snowden, opening statements in the Zimmerman trial, Paula Deen getting canned from the Food Network, and more!


Monday, June 24, 201306/24/2013

6-24 First Take

Ken and Mike’s Monday First Take covers the latest on Paul LePage including the latest on the budget, an apology, and talks of a run for congress. Snowden is on the run, immigration law proposal, and the Zimmerman trial begins!


Friday, June 21, 201306/21/2013

Friday, June 23rd

Ken and Mike offer reaction to the Governor’s latest controversial remarks, Aaron Hernandez’ legal troubles, and more.


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!

Local Headlines

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

National Headlines

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71


The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter


A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases


Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media


In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.