Podcasts

John McDonald

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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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Saturday, January 11, 201401/11/2014

1-11 Rep. Chuck Kruger

John talks with Representative Chuck Kruger about the opening of the legislature, Governor Lepage and medicaid.

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Saturday, January 4, 201401/04/2014

11/4 Gillian Graham

John talks with Maine Telegram Reporter, Gillian Graham about the latest in their series Aging in Maine, this weeks article focuses on seniors and hunger.

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Saturday, December 21, 201312/21/2013

12/21 State Rep. Joe Brooks

State Representative Joe Brooks who was playing Santa Claus at the Bangor Mall was fired from his seasonal position, John gets his side of the story.

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Saturday, December 14, 201312/14/2013

12-14 Mary Pols

John talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter, Mary Pols about her Sunday article on medical marijuana and children. More and more parents are trying to get pot for their kids with disabilities, especially epilepsy.

Latest Headlines

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Maine Home Sales Rise in September

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Sales of existing Maine homes rose 6.58 percent last month.

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Man who Fired Shots with Kids Nearby Gets 18 Years

GENERIC PRISON LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine man accused of chasing and firing at another man as children were preparing to catch their school bus is going to prison for 18 years for being a felon in possession of ammunition.

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Report of Grenade Prompts Maine Motel Evacuation

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) _ The Maine State Police bomb squad has been called to a Skowhegan motel following a report that a grenade was found.

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Maine Police Investigating Bathtub Death of Baby

GENERIC POLICE CRUISERS

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Maine police are investigating the death of a baby found unresponsive in the bathtub of a Lewiston apartment.

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Maine Unemployment Up Slightly in September

UNEMPLOYMENT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say seasonally adjusted unemployment rose slightly in the state from August to September.