Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015

10/29/15 First Take

This Thursday morning’s topics include the Republican debate, House passes budget, Mayoral candidates and LePage, SC deputy who assaulted teen fired, Maine bridges are not being repaired, MA DHHS failed to protect Bella Bond…


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

10/28/15 First Take

Kicking off this Wednesday’s First Take with the Republican debate, School cop under fire in SC, LePage releases some land money, Eugene Martineau good father, wouldn’t hurt child, Attack on bacon scare tactic and First game world series…


Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 First Take

On the fast track to the end of October, Trump in the news again – $1 mil loan, Carson 14 pts ahead, the Budget deal, Parade crash update, Prison communication proposal, Soul of Portland files ethic complaint and Meat eaters will get cancer…


Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 First Take

Kicking off this week with a Driver killing 4 at OSU homecoming, the Governor hating on women, Clinton’s Birthday – Katy Perry endorses, Trump is “most electable” in poll, LePage hating on Katz…


Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 First Take

Honoring the Buddha by closing out the week with some morning news – Hillary gets grilled, an ISIS prison raid, Paul Ryan, El Faro ship debris, PPH endorse Ethan – two counselors school board member Brennan and then Fogel victims get $100k each…


Thursday, October 22, 201510/22/2015

10/22/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday and welcoming Mike back to the studio – Today’s topics include Joe Biden, the Benghazi hearing, Ryan to be speaker? Netanyahu’s comments on the nazis then Abortion lawsuit fees paid by city and more on Rachel Talbot Ross…


Wednesday, October 21, 201510/21/2015

10/21/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur kick off this Wednesday morning with Paul Ryan, Assad in Moscow, more on El Faro, Tax / welfare referendum, New proposed prison rules and Jim Webb out, may run as independent…


Tuesday, October 20, 201510/20/2015

10/20/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur King kick off this morning with the Lewiston mayor’s race, Xavier Trudeau new Canadian PM, Will Biden run? Ranked choice voting petitions submitted, Portland affordable housing and Grad rates in Maine rise…


Monday, October 19, 201510/19/2015

10/19/15 First Take

Kicking off the week this morning with Trump on Bush, the Iran nuclear deal goes into effect today, Speaker of the House update, Biden still considers run; Bernie says raise taxes on everyone then Lamar Odom and Pat, Michigan…


Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

10/15/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning with more on the El Faro lawsuit, Concealed weapons, Spurwink Rod and Gun club, McAuley splits from church, Midtown project a go and Wild inning in Toronto win…

Local Headlines

5 hours ago in Local

LePage Keeps Vow, Backs out of Husson University Appearance


Maine Gov. Paul LePage is backing out of an appearance at Husson University a day after vowing to stop attending ceremonial activities.

6 hours ago in Local

Fight at Strip Club leads to Stabbing in Denny’s Parking Lot


Portland Police are looking to speak to two suspects after a stabbing this morning.

11 hours ago in Local

Maine DOT Workers Repair US Route 1 Viaduct Guardrails


The Maine Department of Transportation has begun repairing guardrails along the U.S. Route 1 viaduct in Bath

National Headlines

8 hours ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads


The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

9 hours ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger


Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

11 hours ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

11 hours ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law


Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.