Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

10/28/15 First Take

Kicking off this Wednesday’s First Take with the Republican debate, School cop under fire in SC, LePage releases some land money, Eugene Martineau good father, wouldn’t hurt child, Attack on bacon scare tactic and First game world series…


Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

10/27/15 First Take

On the fast track to the end of October, Trump in the news again – $1 mil loan, Carson 14 pts ahead, the Budget deal, Parade crash update, Prison communication proposal, Soul of Portland files ethic complaint and Meat eaters will get cancer…


Monday, October 26, 201510/26/2015

10/26/15 First Take

Kicking off this week with a Driver killing 4 at OSU homecoming, the Governor hating on women, Clinton’s Birthday – Katy Perry endorses, Trump is “most electable” in poll, LePage hating on Katz…


Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

10/23/15 First Take

Honoring the Buddha by closing out the week with some morning news – Hillary gets grilled, an ISIS prison raid, Paul Ryan, El Faro ship debris, PPH endorse Ethan – two counselors school board member Brennan and then Fogel victims get $100k each…


Thursday, October 22, 201510/22/2015

10/22/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday and welcoming Mike back to the studio – Today’s topics include Joe Biden, the Benghazi hearing, Ryan to be speaker? Netanyahu’s comments on the nazis then Abortion lawsuit fees paid by city and more on Rachel Talbot Ross…


Wednesday, October 21, 201510/21/2015

10/21/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur kick off this Wednesday morning with Paul Ryan, Assad in Moscow, more on El Faro, Tax / welfare referendum, New proposed prison rules and Jim Webb out, may run as independent…


Tuesday, October 20, 201510/20/2015

10/20/15 First Take

Ken and Arthur King kick off this morning with the Lewiston mayor’s race, Xavier Trudeau new Canadian PM, Will Biden run? Ranked choice voting petitions submitted, Portland affordable housing and Grad rates in Maine rise…


Monday, October 19, 201510/19/2015

10/19/15 First Take

Kicking off the week this morning with Trump on Bush, the Iran nuclear deal goes into effect today, Speaker of the House update, Biden still considers run; Bernie says raise taxes on everyone then Lamar Odom and Pat, Michigan…


Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

10/15/15 First Take

Kicking off this Thursday morning with more on the El Faro lawsuit, Concealed weapons, Spurwink Rod and Gun club, McAuley splits from church, Midtown project a go and Wild inning in Toronto win…


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

10/14/15 Eggs N’ Issues

Kicking off Eggs N’ Issues this morning with the Democratic debate, Portland mayors race, Lepage in Lewiston town meeting, Planned parenthood to forego reimbursement for fetal tissue, Republicans jump into lewiston mayors race…

Local Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

Fees Raised for Camping at Maine State Parks


Fees for camping at state parks have been raised by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry for the first time in 14 years.

8 hours ago in Local

Nonprofit Works to Make Sure Students Don’t Go Hungry


A local nonprofit is working to ensure that students in the South Portland area don't go hungry during an upcoming break in classes.

15 hours ago in Local

Man Sentenced For Child Porn

Justin Nichols

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A Mainer has been sentenced to less than a month in prison after he admitted to possessing sexually explicit materials of minors under 16.

National Headlines

8 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

10 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

10 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

10 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.