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Coming Up on Maine Calling:
Monday 12/4 ENCAMPMENTS
A growing number of people who are unhoused in Maine live in congregated areas, known as homeless encampments. We’ll learn about the different reasons people turn to living in encampments, why there is debate about whether to let them be or remove them, and what solutions different municipalities are considering to provide help and shelter.
Tuesday 12/5 DIABETES
In recent years, the prevalence of diabetes has risen at an alarming rate worldwide, including a marked increase of the disease in young people. We'll learn about the causes and symptoms of diabetes, as well as prevention, treatment and support. And we'll discuss the role that new medications are having on how diabetes is managed.
Wednesday 12/6 EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY
This week, Maine joins the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program, which aims to promote a love of reading in young children by providing them with free books. We’ll learn about what the program will mean in Maine, and why early childhood literacy has far-reaching implications for a child’s future.
Thursday 12/7 MADE-IN-MAINE GIFT GUIDE
Listen back to our annual celebration of Maine-made gifts, including hand-crafted items, services, books, experiences and more. (Original broadcast Nov 8, 2023)
Friday 12/8 PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
For Cyber Monday, our panel of personal technology aficionados answered questions about the latest smart devices, cybersecurity, gaming and more. (Original broadcast date 11/27/23)