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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Maine Supreme Court Dismisses DNR Appeal

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate order for her baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes.

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Federal Judge: Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Can Proceed

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A federal judge has ruled that a whistle-blower lawsuit against the state of Maine can move forward.

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Gov. LePage Presents Awards to 8 Maine Companies

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Gov. Paul LePage is awarding eight Maine companies for their commitment to their employees and communities.

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Republicans Slam Michaud for Independent Video

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Maine Republicans are criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud for an independent video featuring a rap song that makes a lewd reference to Sen. Susan Collins.

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Maine’s August Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

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Maine's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in August to 5.6 percent.