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  • Producer: Amy Browne
    Production assistance: John Greenman
    Excerpts from a speech given by activist and author Medea Benjamin of Global Exchange and Code Pink, at the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine’s general assembly meeting in Bangor Maine on May 11, 2006.

    Comments Off on Voices 05/17/06
  • Host: Jim Fisher
    Topic: Underage Drinking and Drug Use
    How big is this problem?
    Health implications?
    What programs do we have to help?

    Guests: Attorney General Steven Rowe (by phone) and Michelle O’Meara, Coastal Hancock Healthy Communities
    Call in show with several callers

    Comments Off on Common Health 05/17/06
  • Hosts: Rhonda Frey and Meredith DeFrancesco
    Guests: John Banks, Director of Natural Resources Department at the Penobscot Nation; Scott Hall, Manager of Environmental Services for Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL); and Laura Rose Day, Director of the Penobscot River Restoration trust
    Topic: The Penobscot River Restoration Project- Dam Removal
    How will dam removal effect fish restoration in the Penobscot River?
    How will dam removal effect tribal culture and fishing rights?
    How can industry, state and federal agencies, environmental groups and private sector work effectively with tribes?

    Comments Off on Indigenous Voices 05/16/06
  • Notes from the Electronic Cottage, 5/11/06
    Host: Jim Campbell
    Topic: Yup, still more on personal privacy in the digital age. This time we look at some things we can do to reduce our vulnerability to unwanted intrusions and worse–in cyberspace.

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  • Renewable Radio 5/5/06

    Host: Dave Evans
    Hour long live call in show
    Guest: Noah Wentworth, Evergreen Building Collaborative
    Topic: Green Building
    What are some renewable insulation sources?
    How do I choose windows?
    What foundation options use fewer resources?

    Comments Off on Renewable Radio 05/05/06
  • Host: Ron Beard
    Guests: Barbara Kates, Families and Children Together, (FACT), a Bangor, Maine non-profit; Jan Bisbee, also from FACT; Lorraine Haynes and Christine Lavoie, grandparents raising grandchildren; Dr. Joseph Crumbley, Family Therapist and co-author of “Kinship Care: Relatives Raising Children”
    Topic: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    What are the trends leading to more grandparents raising grandchildren?
    What challenges and rewards do “kinship” families face?
    What are some resources that grandparents might turn to if they find themselves raising grandchildren?

    Comments Off on Family Radio Forum 5/12/06
  • Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco
    Topics: Lawrence Reichard’s recorded interview with Burt Case, a reporter who witnessed the police opening fire on student protesters at Jackson State University in Mississippi in 1970
    Amy Browne interviews Ilze Petersons about Medea Benjamin’s appearance in Bangor, Maine that evening

    Comments Off on RadioActive 05/11/06
  • Writer’s Forum 05/11/06 Hosts: Dr. Betty Duff and Joan Clemons Guest: Laura Emack Topic: Military Recruitment. Laura Emack’s play “An Army of One”. Features local actings reading scenes. How does the recruitment process operate? What motivates young people to join the military? What is the copywright process for acting in or producing plays?

    Comments Off on Writer’s Forum 05/11/06