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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
    Broadcast Time: 4pm
    Program Topic: Various

    Key Discussion Points:
    Waldo-Hancock Bridge
    LPG
    Women’s Month
    E/W Hwy
    Mercury in fillings
    Iran
    Corporate personhood
    Planet X
    Gender issues

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open-mic style call in show
    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann
    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various

    Key Discussion Points:
    Film “Windfall”
    Windpower
    Sustainability
    Nuclear power
    LPG
    Hancock-Waldo Bridge
    Camden Conference speaker
    American Exceptionalism
    Big box stores
    Boycotts
    Alternative currency

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a (no scheduled guests)
    Call In Program: Yes

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open Mic Style Call-In Show
    Broadcast Time: 4pm
    Program Topic: Various

    Key Discussion Points:
    Corporate personhood
    Citizens United
    LPG
    East-West Expressway
    Upcoming Events
    CSAs
    GOP Caucus Controversy
    Defending Water for Life in Maine
    Resource Extraction

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Various (open mic style call in show)
    Broadcast Time: 10am

    Program Topic: various (see list below)

    Key Discussion Points:
    The Occupy Movement
    Climate Change/Global Warming
    East-West Expressway
    Global tax on carbon
    Local interdependence
    Maine GOP Caucus Scandal
    LPG
    Local politics

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

    Call In Program: yes

    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne

    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open-mic style call in show.
    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various (see below)
    Key Discussion Points:
    Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) Reform
    The film “Windfall”
    Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) proposal in Searsport and moratorium
    Bank bailout
    Foreclosures
    National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    Occupy Movement
    Rally to save the US Postal Service
    3rd party candidates
    Local politics

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Broadcast time: 4pm

    Program Topic: impacts of coal mining practices in southern West Virginia on the environment, residents’ health, and worker safety

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The choices for those who are trying to make a living in southern West Virginia are difficult at best.
    b) A recent health study conducted in mountaintop removal coal mining areas revealed higher cancer rates and different cancer types than in a non-mining area of West Virginia.
    c) Few working miners join the union despite unsafe working conditions.

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    A) Reverend Jim Lewis
    B) Bo Webb
    C) Larry Metheney, Sec./Treasurer AFL-CIO of WV
    Call In Program: n
    Political Broadcast: y
    Host: Carolyn Coe

    FMI: americanswhotellthetruth.org

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open mic style call-in show

    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various
    Key Discussion Points:
    School consolidation
    Legalizing cannabis
    LPG proposal/Searsport
    Universal Health Care
    Sovereign Citizens
    Book recommendation
    TUC Radio

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open mic style call in show

    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various (see list below)

    Key Discussion Points:
    Listeners call in about several topics, including:
    The “Occupy” movement in general, as well as specific events;
    Critique of the “mainstream” media;
    “Save America’s Postal Service” movement/event(s)
    “Project Censored”
    Corporations/”Citizens United”
    Republican Debates
    WERU
    Money as “free speech”
    US energy consumption
    Military spending
    National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and upcoming protest
    FBI Whistleblower Sybil Edmunds
    Liquefied Propane Gas (LPG) terminal proposed in Searsport

    Guests: n/a (several callers, no scheduled guests)

    Call In Program: Yes
    Political Broadcast: No

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Matt Murphy

    No Comments