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Audio archives of spoken word broadcasts from Community Radio WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill (weru.org)
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Nature’s Remedies 5/27/17

9 hours 51 min ago

Producer/Host: Tim Hagney Celibacy

Coastal Conversations 5/26/17

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:00am

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel Studio Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues Program Topic: Downeast Fisheries Partnership Key Discussion Points: 1. What is the Downeast Fisheries Partnership and what is its vision for a future where Maine’s fishing communities keep fishing forever? 2. What are the changes related to fisheries ecology, economy, and policy […]

Awanadjo Almanack 5/26/17

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:31am

Producer/Host: Rob McCall ‘Wild Strawberries’

Maine Currents 5/25/17

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:00pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne 2nd segment audio recorded by John Greenman Minimum Wage Increase: Did Mainers Know What They Were Doing? Last November Mainers voted to gradually increase the state’s minimum wage from the (then) current rate of $7.50 an hour up to $12 an hour by 2020. After 2020 increases would be tied to inflation. […]

RadioActive 5/25/17

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:00pm

Guest Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco Issue: Environmental and Social Justice Program Topic: Trump Proposed Budget Cuts to EPA and Social Safety Net 1) This morning, a coalition of organizations gathered to voice opposition to President Trump’s deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency proposed in his 2018 budget. 2). 60 organizations will present a letter to […]

Pet Sounds 2.0 5/25/17

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:00am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Engineer: Amy Browne Program Topic: Craig Brook Fish Hatchery Key Discussion Points: a) Atlantic Salmon life cycle b) Fish Hatchery history c) Hatchery function and services Guest: Denise Buckley- Senior Fish Biologist

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 5/25/17

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell We hear a lot about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning these days, mostly when a computer program beats a human champion at chess or GO or now poker. But AI is a part of everyday life these days in ways many of us aren’t aware of. We’re often not aware of […]

Sustainable House Sketchbook 5/25/17

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh Granite 2

Quiet Fire 5/24/17

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Duncan Newcomer Lincoln Angry

Family Corner 5/24/17

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Homelessness in Hancock County Program Topic: Families First Community Center (FFCC) Key Discussion Points: a) Young families, especially young women ages 18-23, and young children constitute the greatest increase in homelessness nationally and here in Maine b) FFCC is working to break th ecucle of homelessness by […]

Esoterica 5/23/17

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:30am

The Darkside Andree Bella | Writer + Performer

Outside the Box 5/23/17

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger Bad Words

A Word in Edgewise 5/22/17

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: R.W. Estela Gulf of Maine Indicators

Pet Sounds 5/21/17

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Update on divorce and pets

Earthwise 5/20/17

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles Lilies of the Woods

Nature’s Remedies 5/20/17

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Tim Hagney Hay fever

Democracy Forum 5/19/17

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:00am

Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine     Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Participatory Democracy Program Topic: Free Trade: Winners and Losers in Maine Key Discussion Points: We’ll talk about international trade policy How does it work? Who sets the rules? What does it mean for Maine? Guest: Kate DeLutio, economist, applied researcher, and trade […]

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 5/18/17

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell Well, the mp3 file format passed away last week. The patent on the codec ran out and the patent holder is off to other things, and there are now more effective audio compression codecs around. Still, mp3 was revolutionary in its time so we dug in the archives to find this old […]

Sustainable House Sketchbook 5/18/17

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh Granite 1

WERU Community SoapBox 5/18/16

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:30am

Host: Denis Howard Engineer: John Greenman An open-mic style call-in show

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