Maine Calling

Monday-Thursday, Noon-1 p.m.

Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by MPBN News Director Keith Shortall and Public Affairs Host Jennifer Rooks and produced by Jonathan Smith.

Airing live Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm and anytime online, the show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.

MPBN listeners are strongly encouraged to participate in the program.

Email talk@mpbn.net, tweet @mainecalling, post a message on Facebook www.Facebook.com/MaineCalling or call when the show is live: 1-800-399-3566

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Maine
11:32 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Maine Calling Book Club: "Carrie" by Stephen King

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This month the Maine Calling book club discusses Stephen King's 'Carrie.'

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Maine
12:00 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Understanding Autism

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Diagnosing and treating autism.  Medical experts discuss how to deal with the often challenging behaviors associated with the developmental disorder.  Learn about the latest research into our understanding of autism, treatment options, and, where to turn for help. 

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Maine
3:26 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Food Co-ops in Maine

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A look at the rise of food co-ops in Maine.  We'll find out how they differ from your  local grocery store, and the benefits of joining a co-op.

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Maine
10:05 am
Mon October 27, 2014

The Future of Maine's Paper & Pulp Industry

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What's in store for Maine's Paper & Pulp industry?

Guests:  John Williams, President of the Maine Pulp and Paper Association

Dr. Michael Hillard, University of Southern Maine professor of economics.  He has specialized in research regarding Maine's paper industry.

Click here to watch a documentary called "Remembering Mother Warren," which chronicles the labor history of the S.D. Warren paper mill in Westbrook, one of the nation's oldest.

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Maine
3:06 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Understanding Islam

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A conversation about understanding Islam.  Get answers to your questions about one of the world's oldest, most popular, and perhaps most misunderstood religions.

Guests:   Omar Conteh, Outreach coordinator at the Islamic Center in Orono.
  Ali Ahmida, professor and chair in the Department of Political Science at UNE.
  Reza Jalali, Coordinator, Multicultural Student Affairs, USM.
  John Michaud, Director and Assistant Professor of the School of Legal Studies, Hu

sson University.

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