Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

7/24/15 First Take

Topics to close out this fine week include theTheater shooting, Sandra Bland, State workers will want raises, Fredette raises money to defend governor veto case, Marcy’s Diner and Kendrick slanders…


Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

7/23/15 First Take

On today’s FIrst Take…Sandra Bland, Donald Trump, Anthony Lord, Marcy’s Diner, thenLePage gives raises and Pot Fest unlikely to take place…


Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

7/22/15 First Take

On this morning’s First Take…Donald Trump, the Sandra Bland case, Dennis Deschaine, Marcy’s then Matt Lauzon threatens suit and Maine children in poverty…


Tuesday, July 21, 201507/21/2015

7/21/15 First Take

The team is finally reunited this fine foggy morning. Ken and Mike kick off today’s show with Super court to consider LePage vetoes, Marcy’s diner, City Council – Minimum wage and pot in Portland, Donald Trump / John McCain, then Ashley Madison hack and The Open….


Monday, July 20, 201507/20/2015

7/20/15 First Take

Mike is back from vacation and Dennis is in for Ken. We kick off this week with Trump and McCain, Marcy’s Diner controverst, Bill Cosby is a very bad man, Obama wants to stop many SS recipients from owning gun then 4 people dead in cabin in Byron from carbon monoxide poisoning and We’ve lost Moe Greene…


Friday, July 17, 201507/17/2015

7/17/15 First Take

Phil Harriman is in for Mike today. This morning’s topics to wrap up the week include the Chattanooga shooting, James Holmes guilty, Suspect arrested in Old Port shooting, Legislative session ends – Vetogate then Pingree violates election rules and the Clam Festival…


Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

7/16/15 First Take

Arthur King is in for Mike this morning. Today’s topics include Obama talks prison reform, Greece has riots, Governor proposes reprieve for land bonds, Greens not to run for city council; MacMillan to run for mayor then Trump worth ten billion….


Wednesday, July 15, 201507/15/2015

7/15/15 First Take

Sean Moody is subbing in today for Mike. Today’s topics for this foggy Wednesday morning include the Iran Nuclear deal, The Governor’s vetos, Land Bonda, young hiker found after plane crash then new images of Pluto…


Tuesday, July 14, 201507/14/2015

7/14/15 First Take

Ken’s Back with Mike today! Topics for the morning include the Iran nuclear deal, Pentagon and transgenders, Referendum on Public Assistance bill, Greece agreement then Obama commutes drug sentences and George Mitchell’s son in hot water…


Monday, July 13, 201507/13/2015

7/13/15 First Take

Mike and Dennis Bailey kick off this middle of July week with Greece in the news, LePage and vetoes, Iran nuke talks, Mexican drug lord pulls a Shawshank, then Gov. Walker to finally jump in GOP race for President today and DonaldTrump…

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