Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, December 22, 201512/22/2015

12/22/15 First Take

Kicking off your Tuesday morning with Trump vs. Hillary, Lindsey Short out, Vegas car killings, Suicide attack in Afghanistan, Third latest start of snow in Maine in century and today is winter solstice…


Monday, December 21, 201512/21/2015

12/21/15 First Take

Kicking off your week with a Vegas driver plows into a crowd, the Democratic debate, Republicans react to Dem debate, The Wrong Miss Universe was announced, the Patriots and Star Wars….


Friday, December 18, 201512/18/2015

12/18/15 First Take

Ken and Mike close out your week with the San Bernadino arrest, Republicans targeting eachother, the Spending bill, LePage critical of legislative drug plan, VA school closes over Islam homework controversy and Star Wars…


Thursday, December 17, 201512/17/2015

12/17/15 First Take

Today’s rainy morning includes William Porter hung jury, a San Bernadino terrorists update, Polls after republican debate, Flag ladies, Lottery tickets bought by people receiving public assistance and Anniversary of Ayla Reynold’s murder…


Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

12/16/15 First Take

Topics for your middle of the week include the Republican debate, LA schools shut down. Spending, tax deal reached in congress, El Faro lawsuit, Study group wants THC tested in drivers and Blount, Easley out; can Patriots survive…


Tuesday, December 15, 201512/15/2015

12/15/15 First Take

Starting off your rainy Tuesday morning with the Republican debate, Food stamps application process is slow in Maine, LePage will sell bonds for land, Bill Cosby sues back, Shenna Bellows to take over Learning Works and the Star Wars premiers!


Monday, December 14, 201512/14/2015

12/14/15 First Take

We kick off your Holiday 100 Monday with the Republican debate, Trump and Cruz go after each other, Paris climate deal done. Mosques vandalized, Three year anniversary of Sandy Hook, LePage joins transgender suit and the Patriots…


Friday, December 11, 201512/11/2015

12/11/15 First Take

Closing out your week with a San Bernadino investigation update, Trump in NH, republican leaders plan for brokered convention, Gun purchases skyrocket, Gov’t shut looms, Maine health improves, increase in vaccinations and Pinegree talks Shaws into keeping Brunswick food pantry….


Thursday, December 10, 201512/10/2015

12/10/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Thursday morning with a San Bernadino investigation update, Chicago’s mayor apologizes, LePage National Guard and drug agents, Supreme Court may end affirmative action, Trump and No Child Left Behind…


Wednesday, December 9, 201512/09/2015

12/9/15 First Take

Today’s topics for your Wednesday morning…More Trump, McDonald reelected in Lewiston, LePage at Portland town hall, Third Paris bomber identified, San Bernadino male shooter plotted in 2012 and Girl Scout cookies going on line….

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