Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, September 1, 201509/01/2015

9/1/15 First Take

Kicking off the month of September, Ken and Mike’s topics today include¬†Trump and his polls, Hillary and emails, Tom Brady,…


Monday, August 31, 201508/31/2015

8/31/15 First Take

Its Ken’s Birthday! We kick off the week with the Dems debate flap, Tom Brady, a Second prison in Maine, Tardy teacher, U-Texas removes Wilson, Davis and Obama renames Mt. McKinley…


Friday, August 28, 201508/28/2015

8/28/15 First Take

Ken and Mike close out the week with a Virginia shooting update, the Stock Market, Donald and Hillary updates, Ethan – minimum wage poll then Governor’s note on drug summit and Rand Paul to be at Beans next week…


Thursday, August 27, 201508/27/2015

8/27/15 First Take

Today’s topics in the news include the Virginia news shooting, AG investigation into Biddeford sex abuse allegations, Clinton emails, Trump continues attack on Ramos and the Stock market rallies then Prep rape trial continues…


Wednesday, August 26, 201508/26/2015

8/26/15 First Take

Today’s First Take topics…Donald Trump, the Stock Market, LePage to run against King’s Drug summit, Wendy Boudreau buried and Don Orsillo / Curt Schilling…


Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

8/25/15 First Take

Today’s topics of the day include the Stock Market, is Biden in race? Korea tensioins ease again, DOM names released, Background check ballot initiative then Old Dominion…


Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

8/24/15 First Take

From Saga Communications in Manchester, Jared Goodell is in today for Mike Violette. Ken and Jared Kick-off the week with the French train attack, ISIS destroys temple, Stock market tumbles, Biden considering run then Wyndham Golf tourney; Davis Love wins, Tiger chokes and Farmers Almanac says same as last winter…


Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

8/21/15 First Take

Closing out thie week with rising Tensions and shots fired in Korea, Connor MacCalister – the Shaw’s stabbing perpetrator is crazy, Sararh Dodge to be charged, Anchor babies then more on Ashley Madison and Free the nipple…


Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

8/20/15 First Take

Today’s topics in the news include Jared from Subway, Tom Brady, Ethan Stimling, the Prep school rape case, Lepage will resign??? and Portland “scenic viewpoints” referundum…


Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

8/19/15 First Take

On today’s show, LePage’s drug summit, Tom Brady, Jared Fogle, Ethan Stimling, Female viagra and Red Sox shake up…

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