Podcasts

John McDonald

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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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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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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

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A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

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Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Portland, Gloucester Tie as New England Fish Ports

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A federal report says Portland, Maine and Gloucester, Massachusetts, are now tied for second place in New England in volume of commercial fish landed.

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Canadian Company to Buy Rumford, Maine Paper Mill

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A Canadian company is entering into an agreement to buy the Rumford Paper Co. mill.