Maine Calling

Your Vote Candidate Interviews: Mark Holbrook; Angus King

2 hours ago
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Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

1-1:30 pm: Mark Holbrook, Republican candidate for Maine's 1st Congressional District

1:30-2 pm: Sen. Angus King, Independent candidate for U.S. Senate

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Maine Calling addresses election issues as part of Maine Public's Your Vote 2018 coverage.

Our panelists discusses the issues surrounding Ballot Question 1 – “Citizen Initiative: Do you want to create the Universal Home Care Program to provide home-based assistance to people with disabilities and senior citizens, regardless of income, funded by a new 3.8% tax on individuals and families with Maine wage and adjusted gross income above the amount subject to Social Security taxes, which is $128,400 in 2018?”

Newell Augur, Home Care & Hospice Alliance, chair of No on Question 1

Mike Tipping, communications director, Mainers for Home Care, Yes on 1

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Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

Maine Public

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

Fort Knox Historical Society

This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (August 9, 2018); no calls will be taken.

There are interesting spots all across the state to visit and learn about history. We’ll learn about these historic sites and destinations, what you can learn — and why they matter.

Guests:

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Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

Maine Public

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

Maine Public

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

1-1:30 p.m.: Alan Caron, independent candidate for governor

1:30-2 p.m.: Eric Brakey, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate

For more Your Vote 2018 resources, visit mainepublic.org/yourvote.

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

1-1:30 p.m.: Maine Public political reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler discuss down-ballot races and the issues likely to dominate the next legislative session.

1:30-2 p.m.: Shawn Moody, Republican candidate for governor

For more Your Vote 2018 resources, visit mainepublic.org/yourvote.

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

1-1:30 p.m.: Terry Hayes, independent candidate for governor

1:30-2 p.m.: Tiffany Bond, independent candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District

For more Your Vote 2018 resources, visit mainepublic.org/yourvote.

Month in Review: The Top Maine Stories from September

Sep 28, 2018
Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press File

Our panel of Maine editorial page editors returns to discuss what made the headlines in Maine in September, and why.

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According to a 2016 CDC report, only 20 percent of Americans over 18 are meeting the guidelines for both aerobic and strength training. When respondents were divided by age and gender, the percentage of those exercising decreased with each increasing age group, and for every age group a smaller percentage of women were strength training than men. Strength training helps to maintain and build muscle mass as we age. We’ll learn about ways to incorporate strength training into our everyday lives.

themarketgardener.com

Eliot Coleman is a pioneer of the organic farming movement. He joins us to discuss the revised and expanded edition of his classic work. He presents the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables and updates practical information on marketing the harvest, small-scale equipment, and farming and gardening for the long-term health of the soil.

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As another allegation surfaces and the future of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination remains up in the air, we discuss the latest news on possible Senate testimony and take your calls on the controversial nomination.

mainefiberarts.org

The Common Ground Fair begins today, so what better time than now to look at the fiber arts in Maine? Maine has a rich community of people who work in fiber arts — from people who spin wool and knit to those who paint silk or create cloth sculptures. We'll learn more about the wide range of creations that fiber artists make, the practical uses, and the contributions of fiber artists to Maine's economy and brand.

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