Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, December 11, 201512/11/2015

12/11/15 First Take

Closing out your week with a San Bernadino investigation update, Trump in NH, republican leaders plan for brokered convention, Gun purchases skyrocket, Gov’t shut looms, Maine health improves, increase in vaccinations and Pinegree talks Shaws into keeping Brunswick food pantry….


Thursday, December 10, 201512/10/2015

12/10/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Thursday morning with a San Bernadino investigation update, Chicago’s mayor apologizes, LePage National Guard and drug agents, Supreme Court may end affirmative action, Trump and No Child Left Behind…


Wednesday, December 9, 201512/09/2015

12/9/15 First Take

Today’s topics for your Wednesday morning…More Trump, McDonald reelected in Lewiston, LePage at Portland town hall, Third Paris bomber identified, San Bernadino male shooter plotted in 2012 and Girl Scout cookies going on line….


Tuesday, December 8, 201512/08/2015

12/8/15 First Take

This morning’s topics include Trump Banning Muslims, Strimling’s Inauguration, Lewiston mayoral race, Oscar Pistorius gets bailed, LePage: National guard and town hall investigation then USS Zumwalt…


Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

12/7/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off week two of December with Obama’s speech, Republican reaction to Obama speech, Ethan to be sworn in. Lewiston mayoral runoff, Wreaths Across America and the Patiorts / College football playoff…


Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

12/4/15 Eggs N’ Issues

Live from the Holiday Inn by the bay, we kick off your morning with a San Bernardino update, Senate votes to rescind Obamacare, defund PPH,  Senate votes down extending background checks, Woman now allowed in combat, LePage could be reprimanded and Coldplay to play at super bowl…


Thursday, December 3, 201512/03/2015

12/3/15 First Take

Ken and Mike star off your Thursday morning with the San Bernadino shooting, UK jets hit ISIS in Syria, LePage faces new charge in Eves suit, Stephen McIntyre not on sex offender list, Don Reiter initial court date set and a Small bump in highway funds expected….


Wednesday, December 2, 201512/02/2015

12/2/15 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday morning with Chicago police chief fired, LePage says legislature slow in heroin issue, Task force balks at LePage timber plan, Zuckerbergs to give 45 bil away, David Price to Boston and Nicole Dyment steals a truck….


Tuesday, December 1, 201512/01/2015

12/1/15 First Take

Ken Returns to kick off your first day of December. Today’s topics cover Air Asia pilot response led to crash, Climate summit, Nova Star ferry, Brennan refugee letter – Strimling housing crisis, Salt in NYC and Hair stylists in Walmart….


Monday, November 30, 201511/30/2015

11/30/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins kick off your first week of December with the Planned Parenthood shooting, Pats will not be perfect, Climate conference in Paris, Bogus bomb threats in Wal-Marts in Maine and Thanksgiving/Black Friday….


Local Headlines

12 hours ago in Local

Maine Senator Proposes Fees on Prescription Opioids


A U.S. senator from Maine is co-sponsoring a bill that would impose a fee on prescription opioids to help pay for programs that would alleviate the country's opioid epidemic.

13 hours ago in Local

Experts: Man Who Killed 2 Nuns Ready to Move to Apartment


Experts say a Maine man who killed two nuns and severely injured two others in 1996 is ready to move from a group home to a supervised apartment in Augusta.

17 hours ago in Local

Governor Blasts Park Plan


BANGOR, Maine (AP) Gov. Paul LePage says "big" out-of-state interests are behind plans to create a national park in the Katahdin region

National Headlines

13 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds


Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

19 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents


Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

19 hours ago in National, World

Obama to Asians worried about U.S. election: It’s going to be OK


U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee.

20 hours ago in National

U.S. security union wants more screeners to ease airport delays


The union for transportation security officers urged Congress to pay for 6,000 more full-time workers who conduct screenings to alleviate long lines at U.S. airports, a problem that caused a shakeup in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's management.