Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, July 17, 201507/17/2015

7/17/15 First Take

Phil Harriman is in for Mike today. This morning’s topics to wrap up the week include the Chattanooga shooting, James Holmes guilty, Suspect arrested in Old Port shooting, Legislative session ends – Vetogate then Pingree violates election rules and the Clam Festival…


Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 First Take

Arthur King is in for Mike this morning. Today’s topics include Obama talks prison reform, Greece has riots, Governor proposes reprieve for land bonds, Greens not to run for city council; MacMillan to run for mayor then Trump worth ten billion….


Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 First Take

Sean Moody is subbing in today for Mike. Today’s topics for this foggy Wednesday morning include the Iran Nuclear deal, The Governor’s vetos, Land Bonda, young hiker found after plane crash then new images of Pluto…


Tuesday, July 14, 201507/14/2015

7/14/15 First Take

Ken’s Back with Mike today! Topics for the morning include the Iran nuclear deal, Pentagon and transgenders, Referendum on Public Assistance bill, Greece agreement then Obama commutes drug sentences and George Mitchell’s son in hot water…


Monday, July 13, 201507/13/2015

7/13/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis Bailey kick off this middle of July week with Greece in the news, LePage and vetoes, Iran nuke talks, Mexican drug lord pulls a Shawshank, then Gov. Walker to finally jump in GOP race for President today and DonaldTrump…


Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

7/10/15 First Take

We wrap up this week with the Greece bailout, Confederate flag to come down today, Hayride charges wrong, Lepage has 51 more vetoes waiting then raising the Smoking age and also Maine’s amateur golf champion…


Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

7/9/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics include Computer glitches, LePage and his vetoes, the SC flag, Minimum wage in Portland, the Redskins trademark and Ariana Grande…


Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

7/8/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Greece’s economic woes, the SC flag, LePage pocket vetoes, Portland minimum wage then Hillary gives interview on CNN and Subway/Jared part ways…


Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

7/7/15 First Take

Mike back from yesterday, Today’s First Take topics are Greece, Bill Cosby, the SC flag, Bernie Sanders in Portland, Firework safety and Portland minimum wage…


Monday, July 6, 201507/06/2015

7/6/15 First Take

Matt Gagnon in for Mike this morning – Ken and Matt kick off the week with Greece rejecting bailout. the Wolrd Cup. South Carolina flag, the Pope is in South America then First Maine fatality with fireworks and Donald Trump backlash…

Local Headlines

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Murder Investigation Continues

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Police say they have identified a man who was found dead inside an Augusta apartment and is being called a homicide victim.

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Robber Foiled In Sanford


SANFORD, Maine (AP) Police in Sanford are looking for man who tried to rob a Super 8 Motel, then ran away when the clerk refused to cooperate.

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Panel Says Moratorium On Maine Shrimp Fishing Should Stay


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A key panel says Maine shrimp are still depleted and fishing regulators' moratorium on fishing for them should remain in effect in 2016.

National Headlines

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism


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2015 to be the hottest year in history


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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.