Podcasts

John McDonald

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Saturday, April 12, 201404/12/2014

4-12 Finn Sprague and Greg Belanger

Finn Sprague and Greg Belanger join the show to discuss the Spirit of Massachusetts, the 30-year-old schooner which was moved down Commercial Street in Portland early Wednesday morning to undergo major renovations.

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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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Feds Urged To Buy Maine Blueberries

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GENERIC BLUEBERRIES LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - U.S. Sen. Angus King and Rep. Chellie Pingree are urging the federal government to buy 18 million pounds of frozen Maine blueberries for use in school lunch and food assistance programs.

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Locomotive Catches Fire; No Injuries

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MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) - A locomotive caught fire in the Maine town of Monmouth leaving the train engine inoperable.

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Man Charged With KIlling Grandmother

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(Wilton, ME) - State Police say a young Wilton man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of his grandmother on Saturday. The two lived together at a mobile home at 1130 Weld Road in Wilton.

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Three Dead in Garland

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(Garland, ME) - The deaths of woman and two children in Garland are under State Police investigation. Detectives are calling the deaths suspicious.

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Maine Woman Who Foiled Abduction Ready for a Fight

The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.