Ken and Mike

Ken & Mike's First Take


Tuesday, January 26, 201601/26/2016

1/26/16 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off your Tuesday morning with Town Hall in Iowa/Poll says Hillary below 50% with Democrats, Anti-Planned Parenthood group indicted over videos, a Windham man charged with murdering his wife., Scarborough teen charged with attempted murder in shooting, El Faro settlement and the Patriots fire offensive line coach day after Denver debacle…


Monday, January 25, 201601/25/2016

1/25/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Monday morning with the Patriots, a Primary update, Bloomberg eyeing a run, Mills tells LePage legal advisers are illegal, Don McLean and the East coast digs out of the snow!


Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

1/22/16 First Take

Ken and Mike close out this week with Primary updates, Cosby wins round in court, Petition signature collectors pushy in Portland, Is ranked choice voting constitutional? Is Don McLean abusive? and Prime number sets record with 22.3 digits…


Thursday, January 21, 201601/21/2016

1/21/16 First Take

Ken and Mike give you a First Take preview of Trump / Palin on campaign trial; Cruz has bad two days, Medicinal marijuana jumps 46%, Gas prices keep dropping in Maine, Darius Fleming saves woman, Blizzard of the century and 2015 is recorded as the hottest year ever!


Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your middle of the week with a Pakistan attack, Supreme Court to consider Obama’s immigration orders, Sarah Palin endorsing Trump, Background check petitions delivered, LePage signs drug bill and Portland’s diversity position downgraded…


Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off with news of Glenn Frey’s death, Thibodeau 1st republican to speak at MLK celebration; LePage in Lewiston gathering, is Portland’s minimum wage illegal? Scarborough shooting, Don McLean arrested and an Oscar boycott…


Monday, January 18, 201601/18/2016

1/18/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off by recognizing Martin Luther King Day, then the Democrats debate, Iran prisoner exchange, ISIS kill hundreds in Syria, Where should graduate center be built? And the Patriots…


Friday, January 15, 201601/15/2016

1/15/16 First Take

Mike and Dennis kick off your morning with LePage avoided impeachment, the GOP Debate, Petition signatures for statewide vote on min. wage submitted, Wells woman dead for more than 2 yrs. No one knew, Mainers spent 4.6 million on Powerball tickets and Windham woman shot and killed in her home by her husband…


Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

1/14/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your Thursday morning with LePage Impeachment, Asst to the mayor, the Powerball, Al Jazeera, a Wells woman is dead and Chandler Jones…


Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

1/13/16 First Take

Ken and Mike brave the winter weather this morning to deliver you the latest on Obama’s Final State of the Union, Iran has let sailors go, LePage, Drug bill passes in ME House, Cold case squad being funded and the Powerball…

Local Headlines

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Parents get strange letter about missing son decades later


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National Headlines

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Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform


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States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise


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