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The Role of Art in Community

The power of art to strengthen community through healing, memory and a sense of place
4/12/202450 minutes, 47 seconds
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Boatbuilding

The tradition of wooden boatbuilding in Maine, what it entails, and how to learn
4/11/202450 minutes, 29 seconds
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Post-Eclipse Roundup

Comments and stories about how the eclipse experience was for town organizers, scientists and the public
4/10/202450 minutes, 27 seconds
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Author Anne Lamott

Best-selling author Anne Lamott discusses her new book on the nature of love
4/9/202450 minutes, 36 seconds
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Total Solar Eclipse

Live from Jackman: We learn all about experiencing the historic eclipse from Maine
4/8/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to talk about death

Ways to approach end-of-life issues, from emotional to spiritual to practical
4/5/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ice Cream in Maine

What makes Maine ice cream special, and what are some favorite places and flavors?
4/4/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Role of Maine's Lakes

We'll learn how Maine's many lakes serve a key role in the state's economy—and how healthy they are
4/3/202450 minutes, 41 seconds
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Direct-Care Worker Shortage

How to address the shortage of nursing, home health and personal care aides
4/2/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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Dr. Va answers public health questions

Maine CDC director Dr. Puthiery Va discusses Covid-19 and other public health concerns
4/1/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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School Nutrition

How is Maine's universal school meal program going, and what's being done to improve school nutrition?
3/29/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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New Life for Old Towns

Three Maine towns are examples of successful revitalization
3/27/202450 minutes, 54 seconds
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Tough to be in your 20s

Challenges that 20-somethings face in today's world
3/26/202450 minutes, 53 seconds
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Supercommunicators

Award-winning journalist Charles Duhigg discusses his book about being an effective communicator
3/25/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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Maine's Musical Heritage

A new exhibit at Maine Historical Society highlights Maine's diverse musical traditions and history
3/22/202450 minutes, 34 seconds
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Attorney General Aaron Frey

Maine's top legal official discusses the issues that are on his plate
3/21/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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Rick Steves

Travel expert Rick Steves answers questions about Europe and travel concerns
3/20/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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Veterinary Care

Veterinarians answer your pet care questions
3/19/202443 minutes, 6 seconds
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Tiny Homes

What tiny homes are like, and their potential role in alleviating the housing shortage
3/18/202450 minutes, 41 seconds
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Alpacas

Why alpacas are popular in Maine, how to raise them, what makes them unique
3/15/202450 minutes, 32 seconds
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Book Banning

How books are being targeted for controversial content, in Maine and nationwide
3/14/202450 minutes, 40 seconds
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Diane Dunn

Brig. Gen. Diane Dunn is the first woman to lead the Maine National Guard
3/13/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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Disability & Employment

How is the search for a job for those with disabilities, and what helps them thrive at work?
3/12/202450 minutes, 50 seconds
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Long Covid

The many symptoms and potential treatments for long Covid, and what medical experts are trying to understand about this frustrating condition
3/11/202450 minutes, 27 seconds
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Spring Birding

Where to go and what bird species to look for this season
3/8/202450 minutes, 34 seconds
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Maine Senior Games

Annual athletic events and competitions for Maine adults age 45 and up
3/7/202450 minutes, 53 seconds
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Robotics in Maine

Teams of students design and build complex robots and compete in tournaments
3/6/202450 minutes, 51 seconds
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Disaster Recovery

How individuals and communities still dealing with the impacts of winter storms can get help
3/5/202450 minutes, 36 seconds
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Michelle Singletary

Personal finance expert Michelle Singletary offers advice on handling money matters
3/4/202450 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maine Women's History

The many influential women throughout Maine's history, from government to science to the arts and more
3/1/202450 minutes, 43 seconds
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Gabriel Byrne

A conversation with the award-winning actor Gabriel Byrne about his life, career—and his time in Maine
2/29/202450 minutes, 40 seconds
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Seafood Industry Innovations

The future direction of Maine's seafood industry includes innovative products and approaches
2/28/202450 minutes, 49 seconds
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Election News & Presidential Primaries

Maine's new semi-open primaries, the latest on the Presidential race, and other election issues
2/27/202450 minutes, 43 seconds
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Zoning: Impacts on Housing

As part of our series on Maine's housing shortage, we examine how zoning affects availability of affordable housing
2/26/202450 minutes, 50 seconds
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Passions & Pastimes

Preview of our 2024 series on interesting pursuits, and Maine Public colleagues talk about favorite pastimes
2/23/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree

Congresswoman Pingree discusses local, national and international priorities
2/22/202450 minutes, 27 seconds
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Electric Vehicles

What to know about electric vehicles, and how Maine is preparing for more EVs
2/21/202450 minutes, 2 seconds
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Legislative Update

Analysis of the bills and issues before the Maine legislature
2/20/202450 minutes, 40 seconds
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DEI Backlash

How Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts are going, and why there is a backlash to the DEI movement
2/16/202450 minutes, 38 seconds
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Cultural Appropriation

What does cultural appropriation mean, and how does it need to be addressed?
2/15/202450 minutes, 53 seconds
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Dating Later in Life

The benefits and challenges of dating for older adults
2/14/202450 minutes, 36 seconds
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Hospice Options

The role of end-of-life care in Maine, and the variety of hospice options available
2/13/202450 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hearing Care

We talk with audiologists about help for those with hearing loss, and what to know about hearing aids
2/12/202452 minutes, 2 seconds
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Snowshoeing

History of snowshoeing in Maine, where to go, how snowshoes are made
2/9/202451 minutes, 7 seconds
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Conversation with Authors

Three acclaimed authors took part in a new collaborative novel—they'll discuss writing, ties to Maine, and the unique novel format
2/7/202450 minutes, 31 seconds
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Wild Atlantic Salmon

Efforts to protect and restore critically endangered wild Atlantic salmon in Maine
2/6/202450 minutes, 24 seconds
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Automotive News & Advice

Our automotive experts discuss new car options, winter driving, electric vehicles and more
2/5/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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Automotive News & Advice

Our automotive experts discuss new car options, winter driving, electric vehicles and more
2/5/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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All About Beavers

The unique traits of beavers, how they benefit the environment, how the state manages their population
2/2/202452 minutes, 52 seconds
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Arts in Education

How arts is integrated in Maine classrooms, and how it boosts learning
2/1/202455 minutes
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Toboggan Racing

History of toboggans in Maine, what goes into racing, and what to know about the championships in Camden
1/31/202455 minutes, 33 seconds
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State Transportation Plan

Maine DOT Commissioner addresses post-storm repairs and the state's 3-year transportation plan
1/30/202450 minutes, 26 seconds
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Meteorology

How meteorologists make weather predictions, and how Maine's climate is changing
1/29/202450 minutes, 28 seconds
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How to Listen Better

What it means to really listen, and how that can help us in relationships, at work, and in times of conflict
1/26/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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Flooding in Maine

How frequent flooding will affect Maine in the future, and what can be done to prepare for, prevent and recovery from floods
1/25/202450 minutes, 32 seconds
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Air Travel Today

Changes in air travel, safety issues in the news, and the future of the aviation industry
1/24/202450 minutes, 30 seconds
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NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans

NPR's TV critic and media analyst Eric Deggans discusses shows and trends in entertainment and the media
1/23/202453 minutes, 23 seconds
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NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans

NPR's TV critic and media analyst Eric Deggans discusses shows and trends in entertainment and the media
1/23/202453 minutes, 23 seconds
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Maine's Housing Crisis

State experts offer an overview of Maine's affordable housing status, challenges and opportunities
1/22/202450 minutes, 45 seconds
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Horticultural Therapy

How working with plants and having them around us can help our mental and emotional well being
1/19/202450 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ice Fishing in Maine

What to know about this iconic Maine activity, and why it's so popular
1/18/202450 minutes, 55 seconds
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Telehealth in Maine

How and why telehealth has expanded in Maine, and how to make it more accessible
1/17/202450 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hate Groups in Maine

The presence of hate groups in Maine, what they believe, why people follow them, and what can be done
1/16/202450 minutes, 34 seconds
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A New Generation of Black Leaders in Maine

We meet some of the Black changemakers in Maine who are working for a better society on many fronts
1/15/202449 minutes, 54 seconds
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Maine's Space Economy

How Maine is poised to become a player in the space industry
1/12/202450 minutes, 42 seconds
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Casual Use of Cannabis

The rise in occasional use of cannabis — why this is happening and what the impacts are
1/11/202450 minutes, 33 seconds
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Made in America

A book describes how a Maine company prioritized making products in America
1/9/202450 minutes, 37 seconds
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Maine Legislative Outlook

The top issues in Maine that are likely to be addressed during this legislative session
1/8/202450 minutes, 40 seconds
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Anger & How to Manage It

Why is our society so angry, and what can be done to keep it in check?
1/5/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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National Political Landscape

Analysis of the Presidential race and questions about removing Trump from Maine's ballot
1/4/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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Maine's Economic Outlook

How will Maine's economy fare in 2024? We discuss jobs, housing, tourism, inflation and more.
1/3/202451 minutes, 7 seconds
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New Year's Resolutions

Why we make and break resolutions, some common goals, and listeners' resolutions
1/2/202450 minutes, 32 seconds
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Health Insurance Options

How to consider different health insurance plans during the sign-up period
12/21/202350 minutes, 27 seconds
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Storm Impacts

We talk with key people across the state on the status of the devastating storm
12/20/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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Medical Update

Answers to your questions about Covid, vaccines, flu and other health matters
12/19/202350 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Shrinking Middle Class

Who is part of the middle class in Maine, and what challenges are they facing?
12/18/202350 minutes, 42 seconds
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Inside the World of Dungeons & Dragons

Why the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons has such lasting popularity, and how to play in Maine
12/15/202350 minutes, 39 seconds
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Veterinary News & Advice

Answers to your pet care questions, including about the dog illness that is going around
12/14/202350 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Role of Nurse Midwives

What do midwives do, and why are more women turning to midwives for care?
12/13/202350 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Spirit of Exploration

Our guests share stories of trying new things & exploring new places
12/12/202350 minutes, 13 seconds
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Gun Ownership & Safety

Gun issues that are being discussed statewide to reduce gun violence in the wake of the Lewiston shootings
12/11/202349 minutes, 52 seconds
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Maine Calling's Annual Made-in-Maine Gift Guide

Ideas for local products and services that make great gifts—or to get for yourself
12/7/202343 minutes, 28 seconds
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Early Childhood Literacy

The importance of fostering a love of reading among young children, as Maine joins the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program
12/6/202350 minutes, 30 seconds
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Diabetes Prevalence & Care

Growing rate of diabetes, and what to know about symptoms, prevention, treatment and support
12/5/202350 minutes, 19 seconds
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Homeless Encampments

More unhoused people are living in congregated areas—what can be done to help?
12/4/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Best & Overlooked Books

Our annual roundup of favorite reads of the year, including lesser-known titles
12/1/202350 minutes, 50 seconds
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All About Wolves

The history and ecology of wolves, and questions about their presence in Maine
11/30/202350 minutes, 40 seconds
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Oct 25th Aftermath

After the terrible shootings in Lewiston, how is the community doing, and what is still needed?
11/29/202350 minutes, 19 seconds
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Joshua Chamberlain

The lesser known aspects of Chamberlain's life, as well as his Civil War legacy
11/28/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Personal Technology

For Cyber Monday, our tech experts offer advice on laptops, phones, smart devices, cybersecurity and more
11/27/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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Maine Christmas Trees

The history and role of Maine's Christmas tree industry, and what to know about fresh-cut trees
11/22/202351 minutes, 4 seconds
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Cookbooks, Recipes & Foods of the Season

We highlight regional cookbooks, favorite recipes and seasonal dishes
11/21/202350 minutes, 51 seconds
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Maine CDC Director

Dr. Puthiery Va with Maine CDC answers your public health questions, from Covid to vaccines to the flu
11/20/202350 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Sport of Curling

How curling works, why people like it, how to get involved in Maine
11/17/202350 minutes, 30 seconds
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Endangered Historic Sites

What are the historic places and buildings in Maine that are most in peril, and what can be done to save them
11/16/202355 minutes, 18 seconds
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Big & Old Trees

We learn about Maine's old growth forests, ancient trees, and what it takes to be on the Maine Big Tree Registry
11/15/202348 minutes, 56 seconds
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Seasonal Light Displays

Elaborate light displays all over the state, and what goes into making them happen
11/15/202356 minutes, 35 seconds
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Climate Change & Public Health

Former Maine CDC director Nirav Shah, now with the US CDC, discusses the impacts of climate change on illness and disease
11/13/202350 minutes, 26 seconds
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Love Lewiston – A Maine Calling Special

A special town hall meeting hosted by Jennifer Rooks, provides a space for space for Maine families to come together and reflect on how the October 25 tragedy has changed us and how we begin to heal as a community.
11/11/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 23 seconds
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Veterans' Stories

Our annual Veterans' Day show highlighting stories of Maine veterans
11/10/202350 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Power of Uncertainty

A new book examines how being uncertain can be a good thing — especially in today's society
11/9/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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Made-in-Maine Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide features Maine-made products, art, books, services and more
11/8/202350 minutes, 15 seconds
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Maine Election History

Past elections in our state and how they shaped Maine
11/7/202350 minutes, 28 seconds
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Youth Mental Health

Why young people are dealing with more mental health challenges, and what to do
11/6/202350 minutes, 20 seconds
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Law Enforcement Role

Top law enforcement leaders answer questions about the Robert Card shooting case
11/3/202350 minutes, 39 seconds
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Performing Arts of the Season

We highlight music, dance, theater, film and other events and shows happening across the state this season
11/2/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Caring for the Caregivers

How to support those who take care of aging loved ones who may need help themselves
11/1/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Voices of the Community

Stories and tributes to and from the Lewiston Auburn community about those who were harmed and those who helped others during the tragedy
10/31/202350 minutes, 42 seconds
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Voices of the Community

Stories and tributes to and from the Lewiston Auburn community about those who were harmed and those who helped others during the tragedy
10/31/202350 minutes, 42 seconds
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Reporters' Roundtable: Lewiston Stories

Maine Public journalists and other reporters share insights and behind-the-scenes details about the tragedy in Lewiston
10/30/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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Mass Shootings: What Can Be Done?

Update on the Lewiston shooting case; and experts discuss thwarting mass shootings
10/27/202350 minutes, 35 seconds
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Lewiston Shooting Update: Special 7pm Live Program

We speak with reporters about the latest in the search for answers about the mass shooting
10/27/202351 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lewiston Shooting

Update and analysis of the mass shooting in Lewiston
10/26/202346 minutes, 36 seconds
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Latino communities in Maine

Those who live and work in Maine with Latin American heritage (part of our "changing face of Maine" series)
10/25/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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The growing role of genetic counseling

DNA testing has led to an increase in genetic counseling, especially for decisions about disease risk
10/24/202351 minutes, 1 second
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The War in Gaza

Historical context and analysis of the latest development in the Israeli-Hamas war
10/23/202348 minutes, 26 seconds
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Fall bird migration

What birds to look for this season, recent rare sightings, and how birds are faring in Maine
10/20/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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The rise in homeschooling

Why some choose home-based education and how it works
10/19/202350 minutes, 52 seconds
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The future of Maine lobster

How Maine's lobster fishery is facing multiple challenges
10/18/202350 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ballot Questions

Understanding the November ballot measures, other than Questions 3 & 1
10/17/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ballot Questions 3 & 1

We discuss the November ballot questions pertaining to proposed consumer-owned electric utilities
10/16/202350 minutes, 35 seconds
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Superstitions and why we believe in them

For Friday the 13th, we talk about common superstitions, especially maritimes ones and those that are prevalent in Maine (rebroadcast)
10/13/202350 minutes, 25 seconds
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Phytoplankton & Ocean Health

How microalgae reflect and contribute to the health of marine ecosystems
10/12/202350 minutes, 28 seconds
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How "coming out" has evolved

For National Coming Out Day, we discuss how LGBTQ+ people address opening up about their identity
10/11/202350 minutes, 49 seconds
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Author Paul Harding on his new book and writing process

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist's latest book is set in a fictionalized version of Maine's Malaga Island
10/10/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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Keeping backyard chickens

What to know about raising chickens, how to keep them healthy, and what to do with eggs
10/6/202350 minutes, 32 seconds
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Keeping backyard chickens

What to know about raising chickens, how to keep them healthy, and what to do with eggs
10/6/202350 minutes, 32 seconds
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The experiences of women outdoor guides in Maine

The challenges and advantages faced by female Registered Maine Guides
10/5/202350 minutes, 28 seconds
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Frances Perkins' lasting impact

The pioneering contributions of FDR's Labor Secretary & the restoration of her Maine homestead
10/4/202350 minutes, 53 seconds
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Journalist Steve Inskeep discusses his life, career and new book

NPR Morning Edition host's book Differ We Must analyzes Lincoln's political strategy
10/3/202350 minutes, 40 seconds
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Indigenous art and storytelling

Wabanaki artists use their work to convey tribal culture and heritage
10/2/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Franco American influence on culture

The journal Résonance, and other projects that generate increased visibility for Franco American creatives and their influence on culture.
9/29/202350 minutes, 53 seconds
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Leave No Trace

We learn how to protect Maine's natural areas while enjoying them
9/28/202350 minutes, 34 seconds
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Secretary William Cohen

The former Secretary of Defense discusses national and world affairs
9/27/202350 minutes, 56 seconds
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Immigrant Employment

The challenges faced by foreign-born Mainers, skills they contribute, and what's being done to help them
9/26/202350 minutes, 51 seconds
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Maine's new CDC Director

Dr. Puthiery Va introduces herself and discusses her priorities
9/25/202350 minutes, 52 seconds
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Turtles in Maine

From common species to rare, we learn about these fascinating creatures featured on Maine Public's "Borealis"
9/22/202350 minutes, 25 seconds
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Marine invasive species

Live from the Wells Reserve, we learn how scientists and citizens track invasive species
9/21/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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Fall gardening

Enjoying what's left of the season and preparing for next year
9/20/202350 minutes, 44 seconds
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School staff shortages

We learn about the causes and effects of these shortages and solutions
9/19/202350 minutes, 50 seconds
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Broadband expansion in Maine

We learn about efforts to increase affordable and reliable service
9/18/202350 minutes, 55 seconds
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Books for children in Maine's immigrant communities

What some organizations are doing to get books in the hands of these kids
9/15/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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The role of libraries

What they provide to Mainers and how they achieve it despite changing times
9/14/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Borealis Goes Hiking

What to know, where to go, and what makes hiking in Maine special
9/13/202350 minutes, 53 seconds
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Rowing in Maine

The history, benefits, how-to, and safety of the sport
9/12/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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The legacy of 9/11

We discuss the lasting impacts of September 11th and the present state of world affairs
9/11/202350 minutes, 45 seconds
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Go Fly a Kite!

The art, physics, and joy of kites and where to see and fly them
9/8/202352 minutes, 1 second
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Governor Janet Mills

Governor Mills' assessment of the last legislative session and upcoming priorities
9/7/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Anthropocene

Living in a time defined by human-caused, worldwide environmental change
9/6/202350 minutes, 51 seconds
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Labor Unions On the Rise

Update on recent labor union activity and strikes and what it means for the future
9/5/202350 minutes, 29 seconds
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Labor Unions On the Rise

Update on recent labor union activity and strikes and what it means for the future
9/5/202350 minutes, 29 seconds
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Labor Unions On the Rise

Update on recent labor union activity and strikes and what it means for the future
9/5/202350 minutes, 29 seconds
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A sense of place

Visual arts and writing to convey a sense of place
8/25/202350 minutes, 48 seconds
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PFAS in Maine's drinking water and aquatic environments

We learn about the risks of this "forever chemical" in water and how state authorities are addressing it
8/24/202351 minutes, 2 seconds
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The latest on Richard Russo

We reunite with the author and learn about his latest work
8/23/202350 minutes, 53 seconds
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Public health update

The latest news on Covid, flu, and more—including precautions to keep you healthy.
8/22/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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The TransElectric journey of Cid Bullens

We catch-up with the grammy-nominated musician, educator, activist, memoirist, and creator of a one-person show
8/21/202350 minutes, 48 seconds
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Rare diseases

The latest research in Maine and where patients and family members can turn for help
8/18/202350 minutes, 48 seconds
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Second careers for older Mainers

The challenges and rewards of switching careers later in life
8/17/202350 minutes, 50 seconds
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The nature of addiction

The science of addiction, causes, signs, and how to get help in Maine
8/16/202350 minutes, 57 seconds
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Maine's black bears

Our experts reveal the iconic species' fascinating biology, behavior, and management challenges
8/15/202350 minutes, 26 seconds
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Providing Homes for Maine's asylum seekers

With a temporary shelter in Portland closing, we'll learn what measures are in place or planned to address the needs of people displaced from their home countries – and how organizations and individuals can help.
8/14/202350 minutes, 25 seconds
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Going to the Movies

We review popular new films, festivals, and shifts in movie-viewing habits
8/11/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Summer Music

Festivals, concerts, and other happenings in Maine's music scene
8/10/202350 minutes, 56 seconds
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Innovative trends in Maine's beer scene

The industry adapts and innovates with tasking rooms, novel packaging, expanded styles, sustainability efforts, and gluten free and non-alcohol offerings
8/9/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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Biking trends and safety

What's new in bikes, biking safety, and where to ride
8/8/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Science and significance of lithium

Lithium's unique characteristics and importance in Maine's geology
8/7/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Theaters in Maine

Weathering the pandemic, growth in diversity, and the productions coming-up
8/4/202352 minutes, 57 seconds
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The wonder of opossums

We delve into the quirky biology, habits, and future of the species and learn about 'possum rescue in Maine
8/3/202350 minutes, 4 seconds
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Maine barns: fine lines and functionality

The history and architecture of Maine barns
8/2/202349 minutes, 19 seconds
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Maine barns: fine lines and functionality

The history and architecture of Maine barns
8/2/202349 minutes, 19 seconds
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Ira Flatow of "Science Friday" taped live from Portland

The "Science Friday" host joins us in this prerecorded event from Portland
8/1/202349 minutes, 54 seconds
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Maine Blueberries

Status of the iconic crop, what's in store for the future, and a preview of Wild Blueberry Weekend
7/31/202349 minutes, 32 seconds
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Global affairs expert offers analysis of international news

Analyst, author, and negotiator Aaron David Miller shares his analysis of recent world events
7/28/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Youth Activism in Maine

We speak with youth leaders in the social justice and climate action movements
7/27/202350 minutes, 33 seconds
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Summer gardening advice

Expert advice to help your gardens thrive
7/26/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Rebroadcast - Archaeology provides insights into Maine's past, present, and future

The expertise and experiences of indigenous voices in archaeology help us to better understand Maine's past, present, and future
7/25/202348 minutes, 55 seconds
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New directions for Maine's aquaculture industry

Despite controversy over some projects, Maine's aquaculture industry continues to evolve in new and novel ways
7/24/202350 minutes, 37 seconds
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The interactive experience of immersive art

We explore this relatively new phenomenon in the art world and what immersive art to experience in Maine
7/22/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Maine's beaches

Why Maine beaches are special, their management needs, and some of our favorites
7/20/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Women in Policing

The lack of women police officers, why it matters, and how the trend is being reversed
7/19/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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The latest automotive news from our experts

Our panelists bring us the latest on all manner of automotive developments
7/18/202350 minutes, 45 seconds
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Highlights of a long legislative session

We'll hear what was and what wasn't accomplished this past session
7/17/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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The pursuit of joy

What is joy, why is it cited more frequently in our society today, and how do we find it?
7/14/202350 minutes, 51 seconds
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Emerging uses of forest products in Maine

New and diverse ways Maine's forest products are used
7/13/202350 minutes, 52 seconds
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Emerging uses of forest products in Maine

New and diverse ways Maine's forest products are used
7/13/202350 minutes, 52 seconds
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Understanding and addressing the elder abuse epidemic

Exploring elder abuse, how to recognize the signs, and what's being done to address it
7/12/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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Our roundup of notable developments in personal computing, digital devices, and apps

We'll discuss what's new in personal technology
7/11/202348 minutes, 57 seconds
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Monday—Lessons of humanity and hope from 40 years of reporting the most difficult stories across the globe

Author and correspondent Martin Fletcher shares lessons from his storied career
7/10/202350 minutes, 38 seconds
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The economic and cultural role of Maine's farmers' markets

The economic and cultural role of Maine's farmers' markets
7/7/202350 minutes, 59 seconds
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Archaeology provides insights into Maine's past, present, and future

Archaeology in Maine provides insights into the State's past, present, and future
7/6/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Rebroadcast - The ethics of artificial intelligence, and what to beware of as applications of AI expand

Rebroadcast - Our expert panel discusses the ethics of artificial intelligence, and what to beware of as applications of AI expand
7/5/202350 minutes, 3 seconds
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Rebroadcast - Historic sites both on and off the beaten path

Rebroadcast - Historic sites both on and off the beaten path
7/4/202349 minutes, 22 seconds
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Three authors featured in the ReadME statewide summer reading program, and their book recommendations

Three authors featured in the ReadME statewide summer reading program, and their book recommendations
7/3/202350 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Latest Round-Up of Political News

Our expert panelists provide the latest on notable political developments in Maine
6/30/202351 minutes
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Maine's Accessory Dwelling Unit Law Requires Prompt Community Planning

Maine's Communities are planning for how to best accommodate ADUs
6/29/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Maine's Accessory Dwelling Unit Law Requires Prompt Community Planning

Maine's Communities are planning for how to best accommodate ADUs
6/29/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Paula Poundstone is Back

Comedian and author Paula Poundstone returns to Maine Calling.
6/28/202350 minutes, 38 seconds
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Tips for Water Safety this Season

Tips on staying safe whether on a boat, paddling, or going for a swim in the ocean, lakes or pool.
6/27/202350 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ecologist and author discusses how to interpret and observe the natural world

Ecologist and author discusses how to interpret and observe the natural world
6/26/202350 minutes, 49 seconds
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Update of Maine legislation under consideration

Update of Maine legislation under consideration
6/23/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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The story of a mystery tusk, paleontological research, and a famous elephant

The story of a mystery tusk, paleontological research, and a famous elephant
6/22/202350 minutes, 37 seconds
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Maine poets discuss their work and the role of poetry today

Maine poets discuss their work and the role of poetry today
6/21/202349 minutes, 51 seconds
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LGBTQ+ Community: Current Climate

We learn about challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community
6/21/202350 minutes, 50 seconds
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The science and wonder of fireflies and how to protect them

The science and wonder of fireflies and how to protect them
6/16/202350 minutes, 58 seconds
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The science and wonder of fireflies and how to protect them

The science and wonder of fireflies and how to protect them
6/16/202350 minutes, 58 seconds
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What to know about rabies, and why there are so many cases this year in Maine

What to know about rabies, and why there are so many cases this year in Maine
6/14/202350 minutes, 49 seconds
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The problem of widespread hunger and what can be done to help those who need food and support

The problem of widespread hunger and what can be done to help those who need food and support
6/13/202350 minutes, 17 seconds
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Historic sites in Maine: where to go and what to see and learn

Historic sites in Maine: where to go and what to see and learn
6/12/202350 minutes, 44 seconds
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Answers to your summer gardening questions, from perennials to pest control

Answers to your summer gardening questions, from perennials to pest control
6/9/202351 minutes, 7 seconds
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Author Ron Joseph shares stories about his adventures as a wildlife biologist in Maine

Author Ron Joseph shares stories about his adventures as a wildlife biologist in Maine
6/8/202350 minutes, 39 seconds
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The rise in Black-owned businesses in Maine and how to support them

The rise in Black-owned businesses in Maine and how to support them
6/7/202352 minutes, 1 second
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Crime Writers - Fact and Fiction

The genre of true crime has surged in popularity in recent years – from podcasts to books to TV series. Three authors share how they got their start in crime writing and how they approach their work. We’ll learn about the differences between fact-based and fiction-writing, and why audiences are so drawn to stories based in real-life drama and intrigue.
6/6/202352 minutes, 56 seconds
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Proposed parental & family medical leave, what it includes, and why some oppose it

Proposed parental & family medical leave, what it includes, and why some oppose it
6/5/202350 minutes, 35 seconds
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Three authors featured in the statewide summer reading program, ReadME, and their book recommendations

Three authors featured in the statewide summer reading program, ReadME, and their book recommendations
6/2/202351 minutes
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The ethics of artificial intelligence, and what to beware of as applications of AI expand

The ethics of artificial intelligence, and what to beware of as applications of AI expand
6/1/202350 minutes, 56 seconds
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What to expect at the Indian Market and what it means to Wabanaki communities

What to expect at the Indian Market and what it means to Wabanaki communities
5/31/202351 minutes
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Understanding stroke: causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery and support

Understanding stroke: causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery and support
5/30/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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The top political issues and Maine news of the month

The top political issues and Maine news of the month
5/26/202350 minutes, 56 seconds
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How to address Maine's affordable housing crisis

How to address Maine's affordable housing crisis
5/25/202351 minutes, 30 seconds
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Pet news and advice from our panel of veterinarians

Pet news and advice from our panel of veterinarians
5/24/202353 minutes, 2 seconds
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New farmers in Maine, the challenges they face, and resources for beginning farmers

New farmers in Maine, the challenges they face, and resources for beginning farmers
5/24/202350 minutes, 55 seconds
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How has remote work changed our lives--and society?

How has remote work changed our lives--and society?
5/22/202351 minutes
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A steep rise in homelessness in Maine prompts calls for more action and solutions

A steep rise in homelessness in Maine prompts calls for more action and solutions
5/18/202351 minutes, 29 seconds
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What impacts do cruise ships have on Maine's economy, environment and local communities?

What impacts do cruise ships have on Maine's economy, environment and local communities?
5/17/202351 minutes, 7 seconds
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Wildlife species in Maine that are endangered or threatened and how to protect them

Wildlife species in Maine that are endangered or threatened and how to protect them
5/16/202351 minutes, 3 seconds
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NPR host and journalist Mary Louise Kelly discusses her new memoir

NPR host and journalist Mary Louise Kelly discusses her new memoir
5/15/202350 minutes, 59 seconds
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The many uses of mushrooms and other fungi, from cooking to healing

The many uses of mushrooms and other fungi, from cooking to healing
5/11/202351 minutes, 2 seconds
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The sources of and threats to Maine's clean drinking water

The sources of and threats to Maine's clean drinking water
5/10/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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The outlook for Maine's statewide transportation plan

The outlook for Maine's statewide transportation plan
5/9/202350 minutes, 32 seconds
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What to know about ticks and vector-borne diseases, and how to protect yourself from them

What to know about ticks and vector-borne diseases, and how to protect yourself from them
5/8/202350 minutes, 26 seconds
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Spring bird migration, rare bird sightings, birding events and destinations

Spring bird migration, rare bird sightings, birding events and destinations
5/5/202356 minutes, 34 seconds
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The life and contributions of former mayor and Maine State Senator John Jenkins

The life and contributions of former mayor and Maine State Senator John Jenkins
5/4/202356 minutes, 26 seconds
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What can be done to protect wildlife from harm during road crossings in Maine

What can be done to protect wildlife from harm during road crossings in Maine
5/3/202356 minutes, 35 seconds
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All about American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, whose boyhood home is in Maine

All about American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, whose boyhood home is in Maine
5/2/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Maine's Emergency Medical Services are struggling to meet the needs of communities

Maine's Emergency Medical Services are struggling to meet the needs of communities
5/1/202350 minutes, 27 seconds
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Political Pulse & Month in Review panelists discuss the top Maine news in April

Political Pulse & Month in Review panelists discuss the top Maine news in April
4/28/202350 minutes, 52 seconds
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Maine writer Katy Kelleher discusses her new book about the human desire for objects of beauty

Maine writer Katy Kelleher discusses her new book about the human desire for objects of beauty
4/27/202350 minutes, 58 seconds
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Why the unique game of candlepin bowling is popular in New England

Why the unique game of candlepin bowling is popular in New England
4/26/202350 minutes, 38 seconds
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Women journalists on the challenges of reporting in a time of disinformation and censorship

Women journalists on the challenges of reporting in a time of disinformation and censorship
4/25/202350 minutes, 54 seconds
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Next-generation leaders from Wabanaki nations discuss their work and goals

Next-generation leaders from Wabanaki nations discuss their work and goals
4/24/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ways to maintain hope in the face of climate change, and to communicate about environmental issues

Ways to maintain hope in the face of climate change, and to communicate about environmental issues
4/21/202350 minutes, 59 seconds
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How will Maine adopt more electric power to meet climate action goals?

How will Maine adopt more electric power to meet climate action goals?
4/20/202350 minutes, 46 seconds
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Author and historian Kenneth C. Davis on the value of great books

Author and historian Kenneth C. Davis on the value of great books
4/19/202351 minutes, 6 seconds
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How to give blood, and what blood donations are used for

How to give blood, and what blood donations are used for
4/18/202350 minutes, 39 seconds
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How well is Maine's yellow flag law working to protect people from gun violence?

How well is Maine's yellow flag law working to protect people from gun violence?
4/17/202350 minutes, 57 seconds
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The status of the pandemic, new booster shots, long Covid research and other health matters

The status of the pandemic, new booster shots, long Covid research and other health matters
4/14/202350 minutes, 51 seconds
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The growth of biomedical research and education in Maine

The growth of biomedical research and education in Maine
4/13/202351 minutes, 10 seconds
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The lead investigator for the Jan 6th attack on the Capitol discusses what he learned and what's next

The lead investigator for the Jan 6th attack on the Capitol discusses what he learned and what's next
4/12/202351 minutes, 1 second
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Travel expert Rick Steves returns to talk about climate concerns, his new food book, and offer travel advice

Travel expert Rick Steves returns to talk about climate concerns, his new food book, and offer travel advice
4/11/202350 minutes, 58 seconds
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Advice from horticulture experts on what to prioritize in your garden this season

Advice from horticulture experts on what to prioritize in your garden this season
4/7/202350 minutes, 55 seconds
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How to prepare for next year's total solar eclipse in Maine, and what celestial events are happening soon

How to prepare for next year's total solar eclipse in Maine, and what celestial events are happening soon
4/6/202351 minutes, 6 seconds
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Inside the U.S. Supreme Court, its shift to the right, and its role in the future

Inside the U.S. Supreme Court, its shift to the right, and its role in the future
4/6/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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What to know about colorectal cancer, including screening, prevention and treatment

What to know about colorectal cancer, including screening, prevention and treatment
4/4/202351 minutes
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Why girls and young women are struggling with their mental health, and what can be done to help

Why girls and young women are struggling with their mental health, and what can be done to help
4/3/202350 minutes, 39 seconds
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Top political stories coming out of Augusta, and the top Maine news in March

Top political stories coming out of Augusta, and the top Maine news in March
3/31/202350 minutes, 32 seconds
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Climate scientist Paul Mayewski on his work and the Climate Change Institute's 50 years of research

Climate scientist Paul Mayewski on his work and the Climate Change Institute's 50 years of research
3/30/202351 minutes, 1 second
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New opportunities for students pursuing Career & Technical Education in Maine

New opportunities for students pursuing Career & Technical Education in Maine
3/30/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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New opportunities for students pursuing Career & Technical Education in Maine

New opportunities for students pursuing Career & Technical Education in Maine
3/29/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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A film features portraits of inspiring Americans, including Mainers involved in activism and social change

A film features portraits of inspiring Americans, including Mainers involved in activism and social change
3/28/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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Preparation and response to flooding, especially with the impacts of climate change

Preparation and response to flooding, especially with the impacts of climate change
3/27/202350 minutes, 41 seconds
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Maple syrup production in Maine—and what's on tap for Maine Maple Sunday

Maple syrup production in Maine—and what's on tap for Maine Maple Sunday
3/24/202350 minutes, 56 seconds
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The challenges facing people seeking asylum in Maine, and what is being done to help

The challenges facing people seeking asylum in Maine, and what is being done to help
3/23/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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How to deal with invasive and harmful browntail moths this time of year

How to deal with invasive and harmful browntail moths this time of year
3/21/202350 minutes, 27 seconds
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How studying phenology reveals the impacts of climate change on nature's cycles

How studying phenology reveals the impacts of climate change on nature's cycles
3/21/202350 minutes, 36 seconds
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Recognizing the vital role that cultural organizations and entities play in our state

Recognizing the vital role that cultural organizations and entities play in our state
3/15/202350 minutes, 19 seconds
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What to know about the efforts to restore parole in Maine

What to know about the efforts to restore parole in Maine
3/14/202350 minutes, 38 seconds
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The concept of time, how it's measured, how it affects our lives

The concept of time, how it's measured, how it affects our lives
3/13/202351 minutes, 4 seconds
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The latest automotive news and advice, including buying, selling, electric vehicles and more

The latest automotive news and advice, including buying, selling, electric vehicles and more
3/10/202350 minutes, 45 seconds
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How has the pandemic affected our psyche—has it changed who we are?

How has the pandemic affected our psyche—has it changed who we are?
3/9/202350 minutes, 53 seconds