The Month in Review: We Discuss the Top July News Stories in Maine

Jul 31, 2020

A man walks along the shore, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.
Credit Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

We discuss the top stories and issues in Maine from the month of July, including: the fatal shark attack;  protests over racial justice; the primary election; and tthe state's ongoing struggle to balance public health and economic health in the face of the pandemic. Also, Senator Angus King joins us for an update on national news, including stimulus aid.


Guests

Ben Bragdon, editorial page editor, Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel

Greg Kesich, editorial page editor, Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram  

Sen. Angus King (call-in), U.S. senator from Maine

James Sulikowski (call-in), professor at Arizona State University where he runs the Shark and Fish Conservation Lab; he was previously based at the University of New England and continues to conduct research on sharks in Maine

Steven Porter (call-in), editor, York County Coast Star, The York Weekly

Sarah Craighead Dedmon (call-in), editor, Machias Valley News Observer

 

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