Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Wednesday, December 30, 201512/30/2015

12/30/15 First Take

Ken and Matt Gagnon discuss the First big snowfall, Pataki is out and Trump to buy tv ads, DOT privatizing bridge, Ethan Couch arrested in Mexico then Peter Coffin charged for overdose in Old Port and David Marple arrested for killing a couple…


Tuesday, December 29, 201512/29/2015

12/29/15 First Take

Ken and Julie kick off your morning with Snow, Cleveland cop not indicted, Casco Bay bridge maintenance contracted out and Japan apologizes to S. Korea for WWII sex slaves…


Monday, December 28, 201512/28/2015

12/28/15 First Take

Kicking off your Post-Holiday week – a new casino proposal in Maine, Chicago police kill two, Snow arrives and tornadoes hit the south, Patriots and Manning – Carolina loses, Star Wars hits 1 billion in record time and then Meadowlark Lemon and Dave Henderson gone…


Thursday, December 24, 201512/24/2015

12/24/15 First Take

On this Thursday’s First Take – Threats to westerners in China, Trump poll numbers, USM racism, Sandy Hook victims get money from shooter’s mother’s estate, Will not be a white Christmas and Beatles music is now streaming!


Wednesday, December 23, 201512/23/2015

12/23/15 First Take

Kick off Festivus with an Oxford County drug bust, Eves v. LePage, Hillary v. Trump, Ted Cruz v. Washington Post, Flag ladies and Congress Square Plaza…


Tuesday, December 22, 201512/22/2015

12/22/15 First Take

Kicking off your Tuesday morning with Trump vs. Hillary, Lindsey Short out, Vegas car killings, Suicide attack in Afghanistan, Third latest start of snow in Maine in century and today is winter solstice…


Monday, December 21, 201512/21/2015

12/21/15 First Take

Kicking off your week with a Vegas driver plows into a crowd, the Democratic debate, Republicans react to Dem debate, The Wrong Miss Universe was announced, the Patriots and Star Wars….


Friday, December 18, 201512/18/2015

12/18/15 First Take

Ken and Mike close out your week with the San Bernadino arrest, Republicans targeting eachother, the Spending bill, LePage critical of legislative drug plan, VA school closes over Islam homework controversy and Star Wars…


Thursday, December 17, 201512/17/2015

12/17/15 First Take

Today’s rainy morning includes William Porter hung jury, a San Bernadino terrorists update, Polls after republican debate, Flag ladies, Lottery tickets bought by people receiving public assistance and Anniversary of Ayla Reynold’s murder…


Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

12/16/15 First Take

Topics for your middle of the week include the Republican debate, LA schools shut down. Spending, tax deal reached in congress, El Faro lawsuit, Study group wants THC tested in drivers and Blount, Easley out; can Patriots survive…

Local Headlines

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Man Cleared of DWI Arrested on Same Charge 2 Days Later


A Maine man cleared of a drunken driving charge at his trial on Thursday was arrested Saturday morning on a new charge of operating under the influence.

10 hours ago in Local

Maine Police Investigating Shots Fired as Party Was Breaking Up


Police in Maine are investigating multiple shots being fired as a party in Lewiston was breaking up early Saturday morning.

14 hours ago in Local

Maine Native Taken in NFL Draft


Trevor Bates of Westbrook, ME was selected by the Indianapolis Colts 239th overall in the seventh-round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

National Headlines

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week


A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

2 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low


The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

3 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

3 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.