Podcasts

John McDonald

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Saturday, April 12, 201404/12/2014

4-12 Finn Sprague and Greg Belanger

Finn Sprague and Greg Belanger join the show to discuss the Spirit of Massachusetts, the 30-year-old schooner which was moved down Commercial Street in Portland early Wednesday morning to undergo major renovations.

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Saturday, March 29, 201403/29/2014

3/29 Shenna Bellows

John MacDonald has an open political discussion with Senate candidate Shenna Bellows.

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Saturday, March 8, 201403/08/2014

3-8 Aging in Maine

John talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter Kelley Bouchard about their ongoing series, Aging in Maine

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Saturday, March 1, 201403/01/2014

3/1 Crash Barry

John MacDonald talks with Maine author Crash Barry about marijuana, its laws and his upcoming new book, Marijuana Valley.

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Sunday, February 23, 201402/23/2014

Jim Britt 2/23

Maine restaurant week founder Jim Britt joins John in the studio to talk about events going on during Maine restaurant week (March 1-10), including the Incredible Breakfast at Seadog Brewing Co. on February 28th and the Pancake Race on March 4th. For more information, visit www.mainerestaurantweek.com

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Saturday, February 22, 201402/22/2014

2-22 Eric Russell

John MacDonald talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter, Eric Russell whose working on a story with David Hench on heroin addiction.

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Sunday, February 9, 201402/09/2014

Justin Chenette 2/9

John talks with Justin Chenette, a Saco Representative and founder of the Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement, about the program and community work and engagement in the local Maine community.

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Sunday, January 26, 201401/26/2014

Rick Adam 1/26

Performer and songwriter Rick Adam, “Professor Paddywack”, joins John in the studio to talk about his performances at various fairs in Maine, his “singing books”, and his illustrations featuring at his performance at Cafe Nomad.

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Saturday, January 25, 201401/25/2014

1/25 Kevin Miller

John talks with Kevin Miller, the Portland Press Herald’s Washington bureau chief about a story coming out Sunday about the debate over whether potatoes should be included in WIC benefits. There’s a new effort afoot to include them, and it’s a hot issue in the Maine potato industry.

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Saturday, January 18, 201401/18/2014

1-18 Meredith Goad

John MacDonald speaks with Meredith Goad of the Portland Press Herald, who will report in this weeks Maine Sunday Telegram, major changes in the way waiters and waitresses are tipped.

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Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

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A former state lawmaker who previously went to prison for equity skimming has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and to making false statements.

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Getaway Driver in Maine Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years

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Federal prosecutors say a Biddeford, Maine, man is being sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver during a 2013 dollar store robbery.

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Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2M to Feds

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Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

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LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

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Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

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Litchfield Woman Charged With OUI With Child in Vehicle

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A Litchfield woman is facing charges for allegedly crashing her van while under her the influence of alcohol and drugs with her 4-year-old son inside.