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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Issue: Independent local news
    Program Topics: Great Works Dam Removal and Searsport Planning Board Reviews LPG Plans

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Monday’s historic kick off of the removal of a 200 year old dam on the Penobscot River.
    b) Impacts on the Penobscot Tribe
    c) The discussions between the Searsport Town Planning Board and representatives from DCP Midstream, re: the proposed LPG tank

    Guests: n/a

    Recorded audio: Penobscot Chief Kirk Francis; Searsport Planning Board officials, DCP representatives

    Call In Program: No

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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann
    Issue: Open-mic
    Topics: “Talking Furniture”, Lyme Disease, Walker Church fire, Heartsong, LPG, East-West Highway, East-West Corridor, Ron Paul

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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne

    Program Topics: Bar Harbor Signs Resolution Opposing Corporate Personhood; Massive LPG Tank Proposal Is Now in Planning Board’s Hands

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Last night Bar Harbor joined other cities across the country in adopting resolutions opposing the Citizens United decision (FMI: www.resolutionsweek.org www.movetoamend.org )
    b) Specifics re: the resolution
    c) Monday night at the Searsport Planning Board meeting, the board discussed the LNG proposal and how they plan to proceed
    d) Tom Gocze talks about that plan and his on-going concerns.

    Guests:
    A) Gary Friedmann of Concerned Citizens of Bar Harbor, one of the organizers of the resolution put before the town council last night
    B) Tom Gocze, Searsport home owner and business owner whose property abuts the site of the proposed LNG facility

    Call In Program: No

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  • Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Matt Murphy

    Key Discussion Points: Upcoming community events, money in politics, Citizens United, Move to Amend, corporate personhood, E/W Highway, Old Town Dump, LPG, public safety, “Gasland” film, mining in Maine

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

    Call In Program: Yes

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  • Issue: Open-mic style call-in show
    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    Key Discussion Points:
    Carbon pollution standards, Vigilantism, Solar storms, Accuracy in reporting, “Gasland” film, Fracking, LPG, School consolidation

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

    Call In Program: Yes

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  • Issue: Open-mic style call in show
    Program Topic: various
    Key Discussion Points:
    School consolidation
    Super PACs
    Mitt Romney
    President Obama
    Respect for Presidential office vs. questioning authority
    Education
    Vietnam war draft, military service
    LPG
    Knox County budget
    Upcoming local events
    “March Against Fiscal Madness” next week
    Foreclosure protest this week
    OccupyWaldo
    “from here” vs “from away”

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

    Host: Amy Browne

    Engineer: Joel Mann

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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
    Issue: Open-mic style call in show
    Program Topic: various
    Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
    Upcoming events in the area
    LPG
    Questions from a new Maine resident for fellow listeners
    Atlantica trade corridor
    Corporate control
    CSAs, local food
    Gender parity
    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

    Call In Program: Yes

    No Comments
  • 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

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