Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, March 15, 201603/15/2016

3/15/16 First Take

Mike and Spencer are starting your day off with Primaries in Florida, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois and North Carolina, Madison Paper Co goes under, Marines change uniform policy due to Maine woman’s tattoo, Mass. High schools battle on and off in court,  Rachel Talbot Ross will run for Legislature and the Gas prices creep back up towards $2 a gallon….


Monday, March 14, 201603/14/2016

3/14/2016 First Take

Mike and Spencer kick off your morning with Hillary and Bernie squaring off in Town Hall, Trump’s rally in Chicago, NCAA BB tourney, Woodfords Corner re-do and a Video surfaces of Kelloggs employee urinating in cereal at plant…


Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016

3/11/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out the week with the Republican debate, Democratic welfare reform, LePage town hall meeting in Bath, Robert LeChance charged with animal cruelty. Marijuana campaign sues state and Should Maine move to Atlantic time…


Thursday, March 10, 201603/10/2016

3/10/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your warm Thursday morning with the Democratic debate, tonight’s Republican debate, Legislature passes tax compliance, Saufley addresses addiction in Maine, a Bill about service animals is considered and Warm weather and golf arrives!


Wednesday, March 9, 201603/09/2016

3/9/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday off with the Primary resuls, Lepage opposes solar energy. Panhandlers assault protesters, Jetport expansion, Parking is a big problem in Portland and Hearings on Route 1 summer congestion…


Tuesday, March 8, 201603/08/2016

3/8/16 First Take

Ken and Mike’s morning starts you off with Super Tuesday 2, Maine primary push, Erin Andrews verdict, Dug overdoses in Maine, LePage and UM tuition freeze and Peyton Manning retires…


Monday, March 7, 201603/07/2016

3/7/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your week off with the Weekend primaries, the Democratic debate, Nancy Reagan, Alfond primary proposal, Peyton Manning retires and Portland overtime spending…


Friday, March 4, 201603/04/2016

3/4/16 First Take

Ken and Mike wrap up the first week of March with Trump vs. Romney, the Republican debate, Pot petitions, El Faro settlements, How did psychiatrist de los Heros get licensed in Maine and Vilsack says Lepage benefit cuts wrong…


Thursday, March 3, 201603/03/2016

3/3/16 Eggs N’ Issues

Ken and Mike are live from the Holiday Inn by the Bay this morning – Republicans rally against Trump Candidates appear in Maine, Marijuana and casino referendums fail for now, Kennebec County sheriff, Malaysian plane found? And LePage’s opiate proposal!


Wednesday, March 2, 201603/02/2016

3/2/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday off with Trump dominates republican Super Tuesday, Hillary dominates Democratic Super Tuesday, LePage in Waterboro, Narcan legislation moves forward, Astronaut Scott Kelly back on earth and the Erin Andrews lawsuit continues…

Local Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Pirates Leaving Portland


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League are poised to leave their Maine home in favor of Springfield, Massachusetts.

13 hours ago in Local

Fishing Panel Urges Obama Not To Set Atlantic Sea Monument


A key interstate fishing commission is calling on the White House to shoot down or dramatically limit a proposal for a national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

13 hours ago in Local

Woman Killed In Crash In Porter


State Police say a woman was killed this afternoon when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in Porter.

National Headlines

17 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out


Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

20 hours ago in National

Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators


Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

21 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus


The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

22 hours ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight


The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.