Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, May 24, 201605/24/2016

5/24/16 First Take

Tory Ryden and Mike start your Tuesday off with LePage’s Deering High comments disputed, Baltimore cop acquitted in the death of Freddie Gray, TSA Administrator forced out, Judge stops Portland Police from using noise law to quiet anti abortion protests, Virginia Gov. is under federal investigation and VA Affairs Sec. equates vets waiting for health care to waiting in line at Disney.



Monday, May 23, 201605/23/2016

5/23/16 FIrst Take

Ken and Mike start your week off with Egypt sending a submarine to search for black box, Trump attacks Bill and Hillary, Bernie attacks Wasserman Schultz, Obama lifts arms ban against Vietnam, University system expects surplus in five years and the Metro expands…


Friday, May 20, 201605/20/2016

5/20/16 First Take

Ken and Mike finish up the week with a Flight 804 update, Clinton and Trump spar, Poliquin votes against LGBT bill, Recycled mixed with trash, Legislature to investigated north woods wardens and Morley Safer gone,,,


Thursday, May 19, 201605/19/2016

5/19/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Thursday off with a missing Egyptian plane, Trump suggests potential Super Ct nominees, Overtime law, Did Zimmerman’s gun sell? El Faro hearings continues and Chances of finding meteor pieces is slim…


Wednesday, May 18, 201605/18/2016

5/18/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your morning with Hillary / Bernie, Trump / Kim Jong Un, El Faro hearings, DHHS policy excludes asylum seekers, and the Felony Lane Gang stealing cars in Maine…


Tuesday, May 17, 201605/17/2016

5/17/16 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon kick off your Tuesday morning with Priebus, Hillary / Bernie campaign in Kentucky, Council considers India Street clinic, SAD 6, the Zumwalt sets sail with Jame Kirk and Madeleine LeBeau, Jane Little…


Monday, May 16, 201605/16/2016

5/16/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your week off with Priebus tries to support, Hillary / Bernie campaign in Kentucky, Council considers India Street clinic, SAD 6, the Zumwalt sets sail and Madeleine LeBeau, Jane Little… 


Friday, May 13, 201605/13/2016

5/13/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out your week with Trump meets with Ryan, North Woods controversy continues, Zimmerman finds another site to sell gun, Poland Spring sale upheld, Zuckerberg to meet with conservatives and LePage criticizes King for inviting NPS official to state…


Thursday, May 12, 201605/12/2016

5/12/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Thursday off withTrump meeting with Ryan and won’t release taxes, SAD 6, North Woods controversy, Zimmerman sells gun that killed Martin and Video of police in Nashua….


Wednesday, May 11, 201605/11/2016

5/11/16 First Take

State Representative from Saco, Justin M. Chenette joins Mike today to talk about West Virginia and Nebraska’s primaries, SAD 6, Maine Warden Service under attack, LePage town hall in Oakland, 3 teens charged with vandalizing Bonny Eagle High and Colorado inmate claims Prince is his daddy…

Local Headlines

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Police Respond To ‘Chaotic Scene’ Following Crash In York


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BANGOR, Maine (AP) A police officer in Maine is getting a laugh out of a man's tattoo that says, "Cops Suck."

National Headlines

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