Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, May 4, 201605/04/2016

5/4/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start Eggs N’ Issues off with Indiana, Hillary Bernie, Eves, Stonewall Inn to be national monument, LePage’s newest “Veto” and Tony award nominations…


Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

5/3/2016 First Take

Ken and Mike start off your Tuesday morning with the Indiana primary, India Street clinic’s closure, SAD 6 board meeting and nepotism, the Kittery sewer controversy, Cat lease approved and Prince’s heirs in court….


Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

5/2/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off your month of May with the Republican presidential race update, Democrat update, Cruise to Cuba, is Collins Trump’s running mate? Ringling retires elephants and the Sox sweep the Yankees…


Friday, April 29, 201604/29/2016

4/29/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out the month of April with Trump vs. Boehner, Bernie backs off, Legislature considers governor’s vetoes, Defense Department must buy American made shoes; Calpine has to wash cars and the Celtics are out…


Thursday, April 28, 201604/28/2016

4/28/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Thursday morning off with Cruz picking Fiorina, Bernie lays off staff, LePage has town hall meeting, apologizes for walk out, explains Narcan veto, Solar legislation vetoed, Narcan veto may be overridden, pot referendum goes to legislature…


Wednesday, April 27, 201604/27/2016

4/27/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday off with the Primaries, El Faro black box found, Strimling vs. Jennings, LePage throws another temper tantrum, McAuley has to change name and It snowed!


Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

4/26/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Tuesday morning with Tom Brady, Primaries, LePage closed meeting, Strimling attacks Jennings and Freeport considers ban on bags…


Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

4/22/16 First Take

Ken and Mike wrap up the week with Prince’s Death, Trump, Earth Day, Bath bridge needed repairs, Arrierta throws first no hitter of the season and Kate is expecting twins


Thursday, April 21, 201604/21/2016

4/21/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your morning off with Trump and NRC getting along, Bernie recharging while Hillary marches on, Harriet Tubman on the $20 and LePage vetoes Naloxone bill…


Tuesday, April 19, 201604/19/2016

4/19/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off  your Tuesday morning with the NY primary, the Taliban attacks Kabul, Joanne Twomey may boycott LePage town hall meeting, Utah to ban porn, Trump mixes up 9/11 with 7/11 and SUNY at Buffalo accept 5k applicants by mistake…

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