Podcasts

John McDonald

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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.

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Saturday, August 24, 201308/24/2013

8-24 Deirdre Fleming

Deirdre Fleming talks to John about how it looks like the bear-baiting opponents are gearing up for another referendum that would ban the practice. (Bear hunting season opens next week).

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Saturday, August 17, 201308/17/2013

8-17 Dieter Bradbury

The Portland Press Herald is publishing an ambitious, extended series called Aging in Maine. Dieter Bradbury from the Portland Press Herald discusses part two of the series and talks about the caregivers taking care of aging parents who can no longer live independently.

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