Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, January 8, 201601/08/2016

1/8/16 First Take

Mike returns to close out your first week of the year with Obama and guns, Markets rattled, Paul LePage’s latest controversy, Oregon standoff continues, Falmouth land to be developed ane the continually rising Powerball…


Thursday, January 7, 201601/07/2016

1/7/16 First Take

Ken and Phil Harriman start off your morning with China markets shake up world economy, North Korea maybe didn’t have bomb, Trump says China’s problem, Trump v. Cruz, Legislative session begins, Tribes want Oregon protesters off their land and Auburn allows medical marijuana in schools….


Wednesday, January 6, 201601/06/2016

1/6/15 First Take

Ken and Phil Harriman start off your middle of the week with North Korea, Obama gun proposals, Legislative session begins, LePage responds to suit, threat of impeachment, Flag ladies and Powerball…


Tuesday, January 5, 201601/05/2016

1/5/16 First Take

Ken and Phil Harriman kick off your Tuesday morning with Obama gun proposals, Iran, Oregon ranchers, China’s stock market, Flag ladies and LePage impeachment, legal defense against Eves…


Monday, January 4, 201601/04/2016

1/4/16 First Take

Phil Harriman and Ken kick off your first week of the year with Saudi Arabia v. Iran, Obama issuing an executive order on guns, Oregon armed group, El Faro, Patriots and Powerball is @ $400 million….


Wednesday, December 30, 201512/30/2015

12/30/15 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon discuss the First big snowfall, Pataki is out and Trump to buy tv ads, DOT privatizing bridge, Ethan Couch arrested in Mexico then Peter Coffin charged for overdose in Old Port and David Marple arrested for killing a couple…


Tuesday, December 29, 201512/29/2015

12/29/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off your morning with Snow, Cleveland cop not indicted, Casco Bay bridge maintenance contracted out and Japan apologizes to S. Korea for WWII sex slaves…


Monday, December 28, 201512/28/2015

12/28/15 First Take

Kicking off your Post-Holiday week – a new casino proposal in Maine, Chicago police kill two, Snow arrives and tornadoes hit the south, Patriots and Manning – Carolina loses, Star Wars hits 1 billion in record time and then Meadowlark Lemon and Dave Henderson gone…


Thursday, December 24, 201512/24/2015

12/24/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take – Threats to westerners in China, Trump poll numbers, USM racism, Sandy Hook victims get money from shooter’s mother’s estate, Will not be a white Christmas and Beatles music is now streaming!


Wednesday, December 23, 201512/23/2015

12/23/15 First Take

Kick off Festivus with an Oxford County drug bust, Eves v. LePage, Hillary v. Trump, Ted Cruz v. Washington Post, Flag ladies and Congress Square Plaza…

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