Ken & Mike

Ken & Mike

Blog

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Donald Tuski

In Podcasts

Maine College of Art (MECA) president Don Tuski joins Ken and Mike at the chamber of commerce meeting to discuss the importance of art in society.

morning-news-podcast

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 Podcast Paul Merrill

In Podcasts

Media Partners at WMTW Channel 8’s Paul Merrill joins the show this morning to discuss the future of the Democratic Party. Halfway through, the cell reception cuts out but we got him back to finish.

firsttake

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

2/10/15 “Eggs and Issues” Fist Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike discuss Gay Marriage in Alabama, Obama is talking of arming the Ukraine Military, Sangillo’s bar in Portland is also closing after being a popular local bar.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

In Podcasts

It’s Monday, the Statehouse Bureau Chief Steve Mistler calls in today to weigh in on the legislature and LePage’s budget plan.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Jason Nathanson

In Podcasts

The awards show season continues, with the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. And our Jason Nathanson was on hand for all the festivities, including what folks say backstage, and also will report on any drama that may occur among those that win, and those that don’t.

morning-news-podcast

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 Podcast Tom Rivers

In Podcasts

Jordan claims its air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria have been successful, degrading nearly 20% of the militants capabilities. The strikes, with U.S. assistance, were intensified following the burned-alive execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

firsttake

Monday, February 9, 201502/09/2015

2/9/15 First Take

In Ken & Mike's First Take

This Monday’s First Take kicks off the week with more snow! Brian William’s is going to take a break from television appearances but will this and his apology help his seemingly doomed situation? Also, Maine’s jail system is considering a “safety” based release system rather than an exclusive bail system for prisoners.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Michael Leachman

In Podcasts

Michael Leachman, Director of State Fiscal Research at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides Ken and Mike an analysis of Gov. LePage’s tax and budget proposal.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

In Podcasts

It could be the largest health care breach in history…Anthem , which owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield, hacked. The records of 80 million users at risk. Information like dates of birth, social security numbers, employment and income information – all the things identify thieves need to assume a new identity.

morning-news-podcast

Friday, February 6, 201502/06/2015

2/6/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

In Podcasts

The process of choosing a jury for the “American Sniper” trial continues Friday in Stephenville, Texas. On Thursday, about 200 potential jurors were called in for questioning by the judge and many were excused because of medical conditions or financial hardship.

Local Headlines

in Local

Widow of Man Who Died in Parade Accident Files Lawsuit

WGAN-100x100

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ The widow of a man who was killed in an accident during Bangor’s Fourth of July…

in Local

Maine Bill Allows for Opting Out of Standardized Tests

GENERIC SCHOOL

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine lawmakers are promoting a bill that seeks to ensure that parents can let their children…

in Local

Maine Senate Votes Down Bill to Name Labrador as State Dog

GENERIC LABS LARGE

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ An effort to make the Labrador retriever Maine’s official state dog has been dealt a blow…

National Headlines

in National

Plane slides off runway, crashes into fence

12-overlay

A jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway during a snowy landing at LaGuardia Airport, smashing into a fence at the edge of Flushing Bay.

in National

Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in April

gaymarriage

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.

in National

Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

bostonbombing

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.

in National

Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

obamacare

The justices will gather in private Friday to cast their votes in the case.