Podcasts

John McDonald

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Sunday, November 3, 201311/03/2013

11-3 Shawn Moody

John talks with Shawn Moody, the owner of Moody’s Collision Center, a local business owner who also helped start the D.A.R.E program in Gorham in 94′ about his perspective on Portland’s referendum to legalize marijuana.

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Saturday, November 2, 201311/02/2013

11-2 Deirdre Fleming

John talks with Maine Sunday Telegram reporter Deirdre Fleming, she has two articles in Sunday’s paper, one about the opening of deer hunting season, and the other about the state’s new, young deer biologist.

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Saturday, November 2, 201311/02/2013

11-2 Mark Dion

John speaks with Representative Mark Dion about the upcoming election to legalize Marijuana in Portland

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Saturday, October 26, 201310/26/2013

10-26 Tux Turkel

John talks with Tux Turkelk about a story coming up Sunday in the Sunday Telegram about a watershed moment for wind power that involves a Maine wind farm selling power to Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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Saturday, October 19, 201310/19/2013

10-18 Kevin Thomas

John talks with Portland Press columnist Kevin Thomas about being in Boston and covering the Red Sox game against the Tigers for Game 6 of the American League Championship!

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Saturday, October 12, 201310/12/2013

10-12 Randy Billings

John talks with Portland Press Herald columnist Randy Billings has who has a story coming up on Sunday about shifting attitudes toward marijuana, in light of the referendum on the Portland ballot next month

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Saturday, October 5, 201310/05/2013

10-5 David Boyer

John McDonald speaks with David Boyer, the Political Director of the Marijuana Policy Project about current Marijuana laws and the specifics of Portland’s proposed measures to legalize marijuana for adults. This interview has two parts, 2/2

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Saturday, October 5, 201310/05/2013

10-5 David Boyer

John McDonald speaks with David Boyer, the Political Director of the Marijuana Policy Project about current Marijuana laws and the specifics of Portland’s proposed measures to legalize marijuana for adults. This interview has two parts, 1/2

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Saturday, September 28, 201309/28/2013

9-28 Joe Lawlor

John talks with Press Herald reporter Joe Lawlor- on his coverage about the start of Obamacare (people can start shopping on the exchanges next week). It includes a story, a Q&A, and short profiles of families in different circumstances.

Saturday, September 21, 201309/21/2013

9-21 Tom Bell

The Press-Herald reporter Tom Bell went to Iceland last week for a story running in this Sunday’s Telegram. The focus is Portland’s burgeoning relationship with Iceland, via the waterfront.

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Maine Elver Fishing Quota May be Slightly Reduced

GENERIC ELVERS LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's baby eel fishermen might see a slightly reduced quota in 2015.

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Lobsterman Jailed, Fined Over Illegal Lobsters

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and V-notched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years.

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Democrat Cain Skipping 2nd District Debate

GENERIC VOTE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine television station has canceled a debate in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat after Democrat Emily Cain said she wouldn't attend.

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Maine Agency Approves Poland Springs Water Deal

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FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs.

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Pot Activist, Maine Police Chief Debate Marijuana

GENERIC MARIJUANA SMOKER LARGE

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A pro-marijuana activist and a Maine police chief sparred in a debate about referendums that would legalize recreational use of the drug in two cities.