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Pet Sounds 10/4/15

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Pet Adoption- myths and new strategies

Earthwise 10/3/15

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley “Geese”

Sustainable House Sketchbook 10/2/15

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh “Permits Please”

RadioActive 10/1/15

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:30pm

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco Issue: Environmental and Social Justice Program Topic: Penobscot Nation Chief Francis on Penobscot Nation v Mills and Meeting in DC with President Obama Key Discussion Points: 1) On October 14th, US District Court in Portland will hear oral arguments for Penobscot Nation v Mills.The Penobscot Nation is opposing the 2012 opinion by […]

Maine Currents 9/30/15

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 4:00pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne This week we have our monthly installment from the local storytelling scene, as we return to “Queen City Cellar Tellers” in Bangor. On the 3rd Friday evening of each month “Juice Cellar” owner Chris Roberts and his partner Renee Johnson invite the public to tell stories with a pre-selected theme associated with […]

Healthy Options *Special* 9/30/15

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 10:00am

Host: Cynthia Swan Engineer: Amy Browne Program Topic: Opiate Dependence Key Discussion Points: Substance Abuse is not a black and white issue it’s on a continuum What’s the scope of the problem in Maine and how did it get to this? What are the best practices for treatment ? Guest: Kip Young, LADC […]

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 9/30/15

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell Guess what? Now we can all sing Happy Birthday in public without worrying about getting sued for copyright infringement, machines can learn on their own to lick humans at Pong and other classic video games, a robot can beat all humans at Rock Paper Scissors, and, as the Wall Street Journal put […]

The Next Chapter 9/30/15 – Final episode

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 6:31am

Producer/Host: Allen Hundley “New Adventures Await”

Esoterica 9/29/15

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: CJ Kenna “About Time”

Outside the Box 9/29/15

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger “No Contest”

A Word in Edgewise 9/28/15

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: R.W. Estela Engineer: Allison Watters “Of the Blood Moon & the Common Ground Fair 2015”

Pet Sounds 9/27/15

Sun, 09/27/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Children’s questions re rabies

Earthwise 9/26/15

Sat, 09/26/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley “The Color Yellow”

World Around Us 9/26/15

Sat, 09/26/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley “I’m a heterotroph”

Coastal Conversations 9/25/15

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:00am

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel Studio Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues Program Topic: Phenology and Citizen Science Key Discussion Points: How can phenology (the tracking of seasonal changes within plants and animals in our communities) help inform climate change research? What are the impacts of global climate change on our backyard plant and […]

Sustainable House Sketchbook 9/25/15

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh “Trees”

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 9/24/15

Thu, 09/24/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell Know anyone, including yourself, that has had hackers infect a computer and make what’s on it unavailable to the owner unless the owner pays a ransom? If not, you’re lucky – so far – because this kind of ransomware hack is becoming increasingly common, and it could cost a user hundreds or […]

Nature’s Remedies 9/24/15

Thu, 09/24/2015 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Tim Hagney “Electricity”

Maine Currents 9/23/15

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 4:00pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne Contributor: John Greenman On today’s show we bring you to the “End Violence Together” rally held in Bangor Saturday, we talk with one of the people planning to walk across the state in an upcoming peace walk, and we listen in as community members pay tribute to local long time peace activists […]

The Next Chapter 9/23/15

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Allen Hundley “The Shared Security Account – Part 2”


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