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Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by Jennifer Rooks and News Director Keith Shortall. Maine Calling is produced by Jonathan Smith, Cindy Han and Jennifer Rooks. Airing live Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., rebroadcast at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fridays), and anytime online, the show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine. Maine Public listeners are strongly encouraged to participate in the program. Scroll down to access previous programs.
||CleanOpioid Recovery: Voices of people who have battled addiction||We talk with people who are various stages of recovery from opioid addiction. They share their experiences and offer their advice to those who are suffering from addiction – and they'll discuss ideas for dealing with the current opioid crisis in Maine||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGenealogy: Interest In Researching Family Roots Surges||Ever since DNA testing has enabled companies such as Ancestry.com to help people run a genealogical search and learn about their genetic roots, there has been a sharp surge in interest in genealogy. How does someone go about searching for their ancestor||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForaging: Finding Wild Plants And Mushrooms In Maine||There is an abundance of wild plants, mushrooms and other natural treasures in Maine that can be foraged for food, medicinal use and other purposes. We learn about what you can find, how to differentiate the safe from the toxic, and different ways to us||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndependent Bookstores: How They're Faring In The Age Of Amazon||Amazon was supposed to be the death of independent bookstores, but many in Maine are thriving. We’ll hear from a few independent bookstore owners to learn what their strategy is, and which books they are excited about.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhysicist Alan Lightman: A Conversation About His New Book||Author and theoretical physicist Alan Lightman offers a collection of essays that explore the connections between religion, science, truth and meaning — all with references to his island home in Maine.||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMigraines: Is There Relief For Debilitating Headaches?||Why do some people suffer from these severe headaches, and what treatments are effective? We’ll also learn about the latest research on migraines.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVeterinary Care & Advice||What’s the best way to keep your pet tick and flea free? Is pet health insurance worth the cost? We learn about the latest news and advice on caring for our four-legged (or two-legged, or no-legged) family members.||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcasting||There are more than 500,000 active podcasts, and 44 percent of Americans have listened to a podcast. We’ll hear from podcasts about starting a podcast, the best ways to listen to a podcast, and what it takes to start a podcast.||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Future of Retail||Toys R Us is closing, Amazon is reporting an astonishing 30 percent increase in net revenue for the most recent quarter and many malls — including the Bangor Mall — face an uncertain future. We’ll hear from an expert on the retail sector about wha||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBirding in Maine||Broadcast live from the Schoodic Institute. This year has been declared the “Year of the Bird” to celebrate the passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty. We’ll hear from expert birders about the importance of the Migratory Bird Treaty and why Maine is||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreen Building||Maine has a tradition of using sustainable materials and energy-efficient measures in home construction and design. Now, more homeowners are looking for green design and more builders are incorporating environmentally conscious approaches.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntellectual and Developmental Disabilities||We have made progress as a society in understanding those with intellectual or developmental disabilities, or IDD. But many challenges still exist for those who with the mental or physical impairments that fall under the heading of IDD. Our panel will||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaine Exports||From lobsters to blueberries, candles to composite wood products, aircraft parts to craft beer, Maine companies are exporting their wares to every corner of the planet — not only finding new markets, but also defining the Maine “brand” around the||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLegislative Update||We hear from Maine legislative leaders about the work still left to be done this session. Among the major issues still pending include tax conformity and Medicaid expansion. We will also discuss the passage of tax breaks for Bath Iron Works and the||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Month in Review||Our panel of editorial page editors discusses what made the headlines in Maine in March and why.||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWildlife Encounters||Have you ever found a skunk in the kitchen? Bats in your attic? As spring approaches and the weather turns warmer, we hear from two experts on creatures big and small about how best to deal with wildlife that may come a little too close for comfort.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaine's Food Heritage||In conjunction with a new exhibit at the Maine Historical Society , we examine Maine’s food heritage, including what ingredients and dishes have come from the different cultures that have shaped our state.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Situation in Syria||Mariam Jalabi, the representative of the Syrian Opposition Coalition to the United Nations, and University of Maine at Farmington professor Scott Erb join us to discuss the dire situation in Syria and the outlook for the 11 million refugees displaced by||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTechnology News & Advice||Our tech experts return to talk about the latest tech news and answer listener questions about smart phones, tablets, smart speakers, online security and more.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Brain-Stomach Connection||Why do we sometimes eat the entire bag of potato chips instead of just a serving (or two)? Why is it so hard to stick to a diet? We'll hear from two experts on why we eat the way we do, how to eat healthier, and the latest news from the world of good||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I have appeared on Maine Calling a couple times. I think it's well done and like both hosts. Always interesting topics and usually interesting callers.
Marty from The Grow Maine Show
Perpetrators are held responsible, there's no culture of rape. The Stanford victim was helped by NORMAL people. People like the VAST majority of people who know better.
Also stop and look at statistics before you state them at facts. The rate of rape is too high, but nowhere near 1 in 5. Ignorant asses like you do nothing to help