Podcasts

John McDonald

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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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Saturday, September 21, 201309/21/2013

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John MacDonald talks with comedian, actor and impressionist Rob Bartlett, sidekick to Don Imus on “Imus In The Morning”, heard on WZAN every Monday through Friday from 6 to 10am.
Rob is bringing his comedy show to the Leavitt Theater in Ogunquit on Saturday night at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at www.robshow.com

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Saturday, September 14, 201309/14/2013

9-14 State Rep. Justin Chenette

The Saco Drive-in is saved! John talks to State Rep. Justin Chenette about how the town and a social media campaign and saved the Drive-in. Justin Chenette also talks about possible events at the drive-in and his future plans.

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Saturday, September 7, 201309/07/2013

9-7 Matt Byrne

Matt Byrne from the Maine Sunday Telegram will tell the story of Billy McIntire, the fisherman who went missing off the coast of Ogunquit a couple of weeks ago and take a look at his life and his impact on the community.

Latest Headlines

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Officials: Maine Paper Mill Closing; 570 Jobs Lost

Newsradio WGAN

Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

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Maine Panel Approves 2014-15 Scallop Rules

GENERIC SCALLOP LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A key Maine advisory council is approving the rules for the state's forthcoming scallop fishing season.

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Oxford Woman Gets 18 Months for Fatal Crash

GENERIC COURT LARGE

PARIS, Maine (AP) _ A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.

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Maine Clerks Prepare for Onslaught of Ballots

GENERIC VOTE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's town clerks are preparing for an onslaught of absentee ballots, and the failure of an early voting proposal in the Legislature means there's little hope for relief anytime soon.

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First Maine Child Tests Positive for Enterovirus

HOSPITAL SCENE-LARGE

A Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.