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  • Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt

    Using veggies and fruits for disease description

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  • Producer/Host: Anu Dudley
    Production Assistant: John Welles

    Biography of Maple Trees

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  • Producer/Host: Rob McCall

    “Between Winter and Spring”

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  • Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Program Topic: Homing Pigeons
    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Care
    b) training
    c) common problems

    Guest: Connie Tuller, Pigeon Wrangler

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  • What’s Been Happening in Augusta While Attention Has Been on DC?

    We listen in on some of the public hearings held by the state legislature this week.

    Producer/Host: Amy Browne

    Segment 1: Monday the Committee on Taxation considered several bills that would overturn the results of Question 2 on Maine’s ballot last November, which was approved by voters. By passing Question 2, voters approved a 3 percent surcharge on household income over $200,000 a year, with the revenue earmarked to fund public education.

    Segment 2: LD 882, “An Act Prohibiting Public Entities from Contracting with, and Investing in, Companies That Boycott the State of Israel”. The bill targets the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement that successfully applied financial pressure to help end apartheid in South Africa –and has in recent years been focused on the government of Israel’s policies toward Palestinians. FMI: legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/summary.asp?ID=280063780

    Segment 3: LD 914, “An Act To Establish Indigenous People’s Day”- a bill that would replace Columbus Day with an Indigenous People’s holiday statewide
    FMI: legislature.maine.gov/legis/bills/bills_128th/billtexts/HP064201.asp

    For information about the legislature, including contact info: legislature.maine.gov/

    Maine Currents- independent local news, views and culture, every Wednesday at 4pm on WERU-FM and weru.org

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    We’ve been hearing a lot lately about electronic surveillance of Americans, and the capabilities that government agencies like the NSA and CIA have to monitor us citizens. But what does all this information means, and how might it affect our day-to-day lives? Here are some thoughts on that subject.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh


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  • Producer/Host: Donna Loring
    Guest Cohost: Sherri Mitchell
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine Indian Tribal State Commission/Suffolk University Law Report

    Program Topic: History of Maine Indian Tribal State Commission/ Results if Law Study

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What is MITSC?
    b) What was the Suffolk Law Report about.
    c) What were the conclusions

    Nicole Friedrichs J.D.,LLM in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy
    Jamie Bissonnette, Chair of the Maine Indian Tribal State Commission

    FMI: maineindianclaims.omeka.net/

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