John McDonald Show

john_mcdonaldJohn McDonald is heard twice every weekend on WGAN. He has been on the air on WGAN for over 20 years. From local news to state politics to national stories that have everyone talking, John covers it all.

John is a native Mainer and a multi-faceted entertainer. John is also a Maine humorist and president of the Maine Storytellers Association. He has written several books of Maine humor and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column found in many papers around the state.

John can be heard Saturdays and Sundays 6-10 a.m.

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John’s latest book is now available!

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Maine Close on Endangered Species Proposal

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Maine environmental officials expect to craft legislation to add several new species to the state's threatened and endangered animals list within a month.

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Maine PAC Mailers Attack LePage on Education

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A political action committee has begun a $70,000 campaign hitting Gov. Paul LePage for his education policies.

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Deal Reached to Pay for Proposed I-95 Interchange

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ The city of Waterville, the state and a private developer have worked out to a deal to share the $6 million cost of a proposed new interchange off Interstate 95 in town.

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Greek Orthodox Priest Facing Child Porn Charges

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Authorities say a Greek Orthodox priest from Bangor is facing child pornography charges.

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Cruise Ship Passengers Bolster Portland’s Economy

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ City officials say the number of passengers scheduled to sail into Portland on cruise ships this year is up 15 percent over last year, providing a valuable boost to the area's economy.