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  • Producer/host: Jim Campbell
    On this program, we take a hint form the current approach to public education and begin our new initiative – No Listener Left Behind (NLLB). After NLLB, not only will you be able to understand what computer salespeople are talking about, you may even impress your kids! Today, we start with one of the basics: bits and bytes.

    Comments Off on Notes from the Electronic Cottage 11/09/06
  • Producer/host: Amy Browne
    Topic: An interview with Bob Watada, father of Lt. Ehren Watada–a commissioned officer who refused to go to Iraq on moral grounds. Lt. Watada is facing more than 8 years in jail for refusing to deploy and for speaking out about his reasons. His father was in Maine yesterday as part of a national speaking tour calling attention to his son’s case.
    Also features a song by Ethan Miller and Kate Boverman
    Theme music by Ousman

    Comments Off on Voices 11/08/06
  • Producer/host: Phil Bailey

    Comments Off on Earth Sense 11/08/06
  • Producer/host: Jim Campbell

    Do you always reach for the “anti-bacterial” dish soap at the supermarket? If so, that might not be such a great idea. There are many kinds of bacteria, and many of those are of great use to us humans. Those that cause us trouble are only helped by our overuse of antibacterial drugs and substances. Kate Boettcher knows all about such things, and so will we after listening to this edition of Conversations on Science and Society.

    Comments Off on Conversations on Science and Society 11/07/06
  • Producer/host: Sonia Turanski
    What does it mean to forgive? #3: A Buddhist tale about learning not to carry a grudge

    Comments Off on Powerful Peace 11/06/06
  • Candidates Debate, part 2 (aired on Women’s Window 11/5/06)

    U.S. Senate candidates debate held at Colby College in October 2006 and recorded by Marge May. (Part 1 aired on Weekend Voices 11/5/06)

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  • Producer/host: Amy Browne
    Topic: The first hour of a U.S. Senate Candidates debate held at Colby College in October 2006. Hosted by Colby College and also sponsored by the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel newspapers. Recorded by Marge May.

    Comments Off on Weekend Voices 11/04/06
  • Producer/host: Dave Evans
    Topic: Burning wood efficiently
    How can I burn most cleanly with the stove I have? Would an expert choose a catalytic stove or secondary combustion?
    Guests: Jim Philp, Forestry Specialist-Wood Technology, University of Maine Cooperative Extension (jphilp@umext.maine.edu, www.umext.maine.edu);
    Andrew Tyne, Bucksport Chimney Sweep, 207-469-7932; Albert “Albe” Barden, Masonry Stove Builder (www.mainewoodheat.com); Pat Manley, Masonry Stove Builder (jpmanley@midcoast.com)

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    Comments Off on Renewable Radio 11/3/06