Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

2/12/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out this week with the Hillary Bernie debate, LePage, Another attempt to find El Faro recorder, James Pak will die in jail, Garmin buys DeLorme an dEinstein’s theory proved right on space time ripples!


Thursday, February 11, 201602/11/2016

2/11/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Thursday morning with the move to the South Carolina primary, Christie and Fiorina are out, DHHS sends out EBT cards letter, Oregon occupants to turn themselves in, LePage threatens legislature over Riverton and Sirhan denied bail…


Wednesday, February 10, 201602/10/2016

2/10/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off your morning with Trump, Sanders, LePage brings up race and drugs, Supreme Court hatls Clean Energy plan, Bill Beardsley nomination temporarily withdrawn and Medical malpractice proposal in legislature…


Tuesday, February 9, 201602/09/2016

2/9/16 New Hampshire Primary First Take

Ken, Mike and the Team are at in New Hampshire today live from the New Hampshire Primary. First topic is the Dixville Notch votes, Republicans, Democrats, State of the state, Maine polling video and Maine gas prices!


Monday, February 8, 201602/08/2016

2/8/16 First Take

Ken and Mike “Kick off” your week with the Super Bowl, the Super Bowl commercials, GOP Debate. North Korea, Albright and Steinem support Hillary and Chipotle….


Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

2/5/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Friday morning with the Democratic debate, Republican’s latest poll, Lepage and transgenders, Snacks at breweries and Congress Square art…


Thursday, February 4, 201602/04/2016

2/4/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off your Thursday morning with the Democratic town hall in NH, Trump and Cruz take off gloves; Santorum and Paul out, Forest Avenue building protest, Bundy indicted, Heroin penalties debated and Bob Elliott is dead…


Wednesday, February 3, 201602/03/2016

2/3/16 Eggs N’ Issues

Ken returns…to the Portland Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues with Mike to talk about Presidential primary update, Cosby in court, Woman who abandoned dog to be charged, Virginia girl stabbed to death, NH topless charge dismissed and Maine Roller derby at the state house


Tuesday, February 2, 201602/02/2016

2/2/16 First Take

Mike and Barry starting your morning off with Trump and Cruz in Iowa, Hilllary and Uncle Bernie too close to call, On to New Hampshire, Ethan Strimling delivers State of the City of Portland, Biddeford landlord pleads guilty to 2 counts of murder and Petitions for York City Casino get submitted…


Monday, February 1, 201602/01/2016

2/1/16 First Take

Mike and Barry kick off your first day of February with the Iowa Caucuses, New Hampshire, More Maine heroin arrests, Teens in Saco, ME Turnpike use and revenues up in 2015, ME GOP welfare and tax reform proposals won’t make 2016 ballot and it looks like at least 5 initiatives will make the Maine ballot…

Local Headlines

4 hours ago in Local

Massive Increase In Container Shipments At Port Of Portland


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Officials say container shipments have increased by more than 1,300 percent since 2011 at the Port of Portland, which lost a lot of container business following the Great Recession.

5 hours ago in Local

Augusta Officers Cleared In Excessive Force Complaint


BANGOR, Maine (AP) Two Augusta police officers have been cleared of a veteran's claim that they used excessive force on him during his August 2012 arrest for criminal trespassing.

6 hours ago in Local

Beachgoers Warned: Don’t Take Selfies With Seals


BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England over Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.

National Headlines

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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags


Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi were posted Friday by the government.

5 hours ago in National

Trump, Sanders explore staging unusual presidential debate


Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders on Thursday explored staging an unconventional U.S. presidential debate that would sideline Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and create a television spectacle that could attract huge ratings.

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AAA: More than 38 million travelers hitting the road Memorial Day weekend


The lowest gas prices in more than a decade could make this Memorial Day one of the busiest ever on the roads.

5 hours ago in National, World

U.S. expects Taliban to continue strategy of violence under new leader


U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects the Taliban to continue a strategy of violence following the appointment of a hardline leader, adding that the United States aims to uphold Afghanistan's fragile democratization and prevent its use as a base by Islamic State.