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John McDonald

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Saturday, November 23, 201311/23/2013

11-23 Governor Paul LePage

Listen here for Governor Paul LePage’s Weekly Radio Address, this week he takes stalk on his administrations accomplishments.

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Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

11-16 Kelly Bouchard

John speaks with Portland Press Herald writer Kelley Bouchard, who has written a piece on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Her piece collects memories of that day from prominent Mainers (including Governor LePage).

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Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

11-16 Jay Piscopo

John talks with Jay Piscopo, the author and illustrator of The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli graphic novel series, now sold at Hannaford. Jay will be holding a cartooning workshop at the Portland Public Library in the Kids section. Hear how he got started and how you can join in the fun!

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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‚Äôs 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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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.