Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

4/12/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Tuesday morning off with Kasich’s opinion of the race, Hillary ahead of Bernie in polls, Will Smith update, Legislature overrides cold case veto, votes, Smoking age in Portland and the Red Sox…


Monday, April 11, 201604/11/2016

4/11/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your week off with the NY primary, Wyoming primaryl, Globe vs. Trump, The Masters and Tobacco age in Maine…


Friday, April 8, 201604/08/2016

4/8/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out your week with Hillary and Bernie battle it out, What company is leaving southern Maine? Morse HS controversies continue and  Bill Clinton defends himself against Black Lives Matter…


Thursday, April 7, 201604/07/2016

4/7/16 First Take

On today’s First Take – the NY primary, Religious freedom bills, George Mason University / Scalia, Strimling’s divorce, Masters and Merle Haggard…


Wednesday, April 6, 201604/06/2016

4/6/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off your Wednesday with Wisconsin, Panama papers, Religious freedom bills, Skowhegan indians, Collins said we should have hearings on nominee and CT women win…


Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

4/5/16 First Take

Ken and Mike brush off yesterday’s snow with the Wisconsin primary, Panama papers, the NCAA, an Amtrak update, Deschambault to be sworn in and Wolfgram retires…


Friday, April 1, 201604/01/2016

4/1/16 First Take

Ken and MIke start off your first day of April with Trump going to Washington, California minimum wage, Narcan proposal passes the legislature and Pious Ali endorsed by school board…


Wednesday, March 30, 201603/30/2016

3/30/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday off with the Republican pledge, Trump campaign manager, 555 oped piece and waitress, LePage proposes salary increases, decrease legislative size, Steven Webster and Patty Duke…


Tuesday, March 29, 201603/29/2016

3/29/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your morning off with a Hijacking, Georgia bill killed by governor, Southern Maine casino defeated, Eves goes around governor on housing bonds, Sweden considers Maine lobsters invasive and Durham nudist colony…


Monday, March 28, 201603/28/2016

3/28/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your week off with the Weekend Democratic primaries, Trump / Cruz battle continues, Legislators consider Maine a primary state, Education for mill towns may shift money and Flood challenges Twomey signatures…

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National Headlines

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