Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, December 8, 201512/08/2015

12/8/15 First Take

This morning’s topics include Trump Banning Muslims, Strimling’s Inauguration, Lewiston mayoral race, Oscar Pistorius gets bailed, LePage: National guard and town hall investigation then USS Zumwalt…


Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

12/7/15 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off week two of December with Obama’s speech, Republican reaction to Obama speech, Ethan to be sworn in. Lewiston mayoral runoff, Wreaths Across America and the Patiorts / College football playoff…


Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

12/4/15 Eggs N’ Issues

Live from the Holiday Inn by the bay, we kick off your morning with a San Bernardino update, Senate votes to rescind Obamacare, defund PPH,  Senate votes down extending background checks, Woman now allowed in combat, LePage could be reprimanded and Coldplay to play at super bowl…


Thursday, December 3, 201512/03/2015

12/3/15 First Take

Ken and Mike star off your Thursday morning with the San Bernadino shooting, UK jets hit ISIS in Syria, LePage faces new charge in Eves suit, Stephen McIntyre not on sex offender list, Don Reiter initial court date set and a Small bump in highway funds expected….


Wednesday, December 2, 201512/02/2015

12/2/15 First Take

Ken and Mike start your Wednesday morning with Chicago police chief fired, LePage says legislature slow in heroin issue, Task force balks at LePage timber plan, Zuckerbergs to give 45 bil away, David Price to Boston and Nicole Dyment steals a truck….


Tuesday, December 1, 201512/01/2015

12/1/15 First Take

Ken Returns to kick off your first day of December. Today’s topics cover Air Asia pilot response led to crash, Climate summit, Nova Star ferry, Brennan refugee letter – Strimling housing crisis, Salt in NYC and Hair stylists in Walmart….


Monday, November 30, 201511/30/2015

11/30/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins kick off your first week of December with the Planned Parenthood shooting, Pats will not be perfect, Climate conference in Paris, Bogus bomb threats in Wal-Marts in Maine and Thanksgiving/Black Friday….



Wednesday, November 25, 201511/25/2015

11/25/15 First Take

Kicking off your Wednesday morning with a Chicago cop charged with murder, Turkey shoots down Russian plane, ACLU sues MaineCare over abortion, Paris update, new suspect identified, Latest republican Iowa poll and Cosgrove leaves coaching job…


Tuesday, November 24, 201511/24/2015

11/24/15 First Take

Mike and Barry Hobbins enlighten your Tuesday morning with news that Turkey shot down a Russian plane after what they say are repeated warnings – Search for most wanted in Paris shootings, Connor MacCallister gets life, DHHS says no candy or soda for you! Legislature wants closer scrutiny of Me. Lottery and Pats win but it’s ugly and costly…


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

11/23/15 First Take

We kick off the last week of November with a Paris update – Belgium house searches, Russia says US helped ISIS by Syrian policy, Munjoy Hill sign welcomes Syrian refugees, Trump defends roughing up protester, Mainers to have miserable Thanksgiving and a First snow in Maine!

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