Podcasts

John McDonald

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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.

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

12-7 Matt Byrne

John talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter, Matt Byrne about his upcoming story about the shooting of James Reynolds, who was shot by a state trooper in West Paris back in June. Reynolds has been indicted on several charges, while the trooper was cleared of any wrong-doing.

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

12-7 Matt Huynh

John talks with the Assistant Conductor and Community Liaison for the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Norman Huynh (pronounced “When”) about Portland’s annual show, Magic of Christmas at the Merrill Auditorium.

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Sunday, December 1, 201312/01/2013

12/1 Abdel aziz Alcharawee

John talks with Abdel aziz Alcharawee, an Egyptian student who attends college in Manchester, NH, about life in America vs. Egypt, politics, and other topics.

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Saturday, November 30, 201311/30/2013

11/30 Rep. Scott Hamann

Listen to the Democratic Response to the Governor’s Address every Saturday Morning. This week Rep. Scott Hamann message looks at improving economic fairness for hardworking Mainers.

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Saturday, November 30, 201311/30/2013

11/30 Governor Paul LePage

Hear The Governor’s Weekly Radio Address every Saturday morning on WGAN. This week Governor Paul LePage delivers a Thanksgiving Message.

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SMCC, UNE Announce Partnership

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Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England have created a partnership that allows students to transfer their credits.

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Maine Airports to Get $5.8M in Federal Money

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - Two Maine airports will receive $5.8 million in grants from the federal government for construction projects.

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Marijuana Doc Reprimanded in Maine

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A doctor who held a marijuana clinic at a hotel and failed to adequately document examinations has been reprimanded by the board that licenses physicians in Maine.

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Maine’s Problematic Crabs Dwindled in 2014

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Scientists say an explosion of invasive green crabs that threatens Maine's lucrative soft-shell clam industry appears to have tapered off, at least temporarily.

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Appeal Notice Filed in Slain College Student Case

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Lawyers for a man sentenced to life without parole for raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student have filed a mandatory notice of appeal, raising questions about evidence that was excluded and testimony that was allowed saying he was prone to homicidal rages and threats.