Podcasts

John McDonald

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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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Saturday, November 23, 201311/23/2013

11-23 Dave Hench

John talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter Dave Hench about his upcoming article on the homicide that took place at Brown’s Bee farm in North Yarmouth in October. Dave explores the loss of a loved one and how a tragic situation like this can occur.

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Saturday, November 23, 201311/23/2013

11/23 Susan Saulny

John talks with ABC News Correspondent Susan Saulny about the problems with Obamacare and how the White House is pushing next year’s open enrollment period past the Midterm Elections with hopes of avoiding another damaging spectacle.

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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.