Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, January 26, 201601/26/2016

1/26/16 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off your Tuesday morning with Town Hall in Iowa/Poll says Hillary below 50% with Democrats, Anti-Planned Parenthood group indicted over videos, a Windham man charged with murdering his wife., Scarborough teen charged with attempted murder in shooting, El Faro settlement and the Patriots fire offensive line coach day after Denver debacle…


Monday, January 25, 201601/25/2016

1/25/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Monday morning with the Patriots, a Primary update, Bloomberg eyeing a run, Mills tells LePage legal advisers are illegal, Don McLean and the East coast digs out of the snow!


Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

1/22/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out this week with Primary updates, Cosby wins round in court, Petition signature collectors pushy in Portland, Is ranked choice voting constitutional? Is Don McLean abusive? and Prime number sets record with 22.3 digits…


Thursday, January 21, 201601/21/2016

1/21/16 First Take

Ken and Mike give you a First Take preview of Trump / Palin on campaign trial; Cruz has bad two days, Medicinal marijuana jumps 46%, Gas prices keep dropping in Maine, Darius Fleming saves woman, Blizzard of the century and 2015 is recorded as the hottest year ever!


Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your middle of the week with a Pakistan attack, Supreme Court to consider Obama’s immigration orders, Sarah Palin endorsing Trump, Background check petitions delivered, LePage signs drug bill and Portland’s diversity position downgraded…


Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off with news of Glenn Frey’s death, Thibodeau 1st republican to speak at MLK celebration; LePage in Lewiston gathering, is Portland’s minimum wage illegal? Scarborough shooting, Don McLean arrested and an Oscar boycott…


Monday, January 18, 201601/18/2016

1/18/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off by recognizing Martin Luther King Day, then the Democrats debate, Iran prisoner exchange, ISIS kill hundreds in Syria, Where should graduate center be built? And the Patriots…


Friday, January 15, 201601/15/2016

1/15/16 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off your morning with LePage avoided impeachment, the GOP Debate, Petition signatures for statewide vote on min. wage submitted, Wells woman dead for more than 2 yrs. No one knew, Mainers spent 4.6 million on Powerball tickets and Windham woman shot and killed in her home by her husband…


Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

1/14/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Thursday morning with LePage Impeachment, Asst to the mayor, the Powerball, Al Jazeera, a Wells woman is dead and Chandler Jones…


Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

1/13/16 First Take

Ken and Mike brave the winter weather this morning to deliver you the latest on Obama’s Final State of the Union, Iran has let sailors go, LePage, Drug bill passes in ME House, Cold case squad being funded and the Powerball…

Local Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 73-Year-Old Woman at Gunpoint


Police have arrested a 32-year-old Waterville man after they say he broke into the home of a 73-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her at gunpoint this past weekend.

10 hours ago in Local

LePage Withdraws His Nomination for Maine Education Chief


Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination of Bill Beardsley as education commissioner because he says Democrats plan to reject Beardsley for reasons unrelated to his qualifications for the job.

10 hours ago in Local

No Settlement in Lawsuit Over Stun Gunned Man’s Death


No settlement has been reached after a day-long federal court hearing about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun.

National Headlines

17 hours ago in National

Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured


They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

19 hours ago in National

Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics


A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

19 hours ago in National

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget


The budget for the fiscal year beginning on Oct. 1 is largely a political document and is unlikely to be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress.

19 hours ago in National

National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack


The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.