Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

4/2/15 First Take

Today’s topics include Iran nuclear talks, Arkansas governor doesn’t sign religious freedom law, the Hernandez trial continues and Senator Menedez indicted on fraud charges…


Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

4/1/15 First Take

No joke, Ken and Mike talk about the Iran nuclear talks, the Boston Bomber trial, then Kraft testifies at Hernandez trial and then Arkansas and Indiana are both on the forefront of religious freedom legislation.


Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Germanwings plane crash, Iran, Indiana religious freedom and more on the Boston Marathon bombing trial.


Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 First Take

To kick off this new week, Ken and Mike talk about news on the Germanwings plane crash and the emotional state of the co-pilot then, Iran’s Nuclear talks, bodies found in the NY explosion and then more on Indiana’s “religious freedom” bill.


Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

3/27/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Ken and Mike’s topics include the Germanwings plane crash, NY gas explosion, there’s a pervert on the loose in Brunswick, Campbell says he didn’t lie and is LePage in denial?


Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

3/26/15 First Take

On today’s first take – Flight 9525 investigation continues, James Campbell being relieved of his position in the Maine National Guard and more cyber attacks hit Maine news and government websites for the third day in a row…


Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

3/25/15 First Take

On today’s First Take, Mike is flying solo. Today’s topics include The German Plane Crash in the Alps mountains, LePage fires national guard Chief of two years yesterday, PETA has allegedly lied about why the Portland SeaDogs have discontinued serving Linda Bean’s Lobster and big concert announcements at the Bangor Waterfront this Summer!


Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

3/24/15 First Take

On today’s First Take. Ken and Mike talk about Israel reportedly spying on the US, Stephen King is being pushed to run for Governor and Christopher Knight is free.


Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

3/23/15 First Take

On Today’s first take, Mike and Dennis talk about Ted Cruz announcing his run for the presidency, Stephen King knocks out LePage, Starbucks baristas will stop enforcing racially charged conversation at the register and the NCAA tourney brackets.


Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

3/20/15 First Take

Thank Buddha its Friday! Today’s topics include ISIS attacks in Tunisia, LePage and Stephen King duke it out, the Pledge of Allegience is back in the spotlight in South Portland and then. Spring starts today! What was the impact of winter on Maine’s businesses?

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