Brigadier General James Campbell, Lt. Col. Diane Dunn, and Captain Paul Bosse discussed the Pentagon's decision to allow women to serve in all combat roles and how that affects the Maine National Guard.
DMR Commissioner Pat Keliher and Mitchell Feigenbaum, owner of Delaware Valley Trading, the largest buyer of elvers, will discuss sustainability concerns, poaching and the future of Maine's elver fishery.
Dr. Ross Greene of Lives in the Balance and Dr. Joe Fitzpatrick will discuss a program called the Collaborative Problem Solving approach. Also, Naomi Schalit will talk about the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting's new website called "Be Your Own Watchdog."
Christine Theriault with DHHS and Lesa Densmore will disuss problem gambling. Also conversations with Charlie Colgan about the impact of sequestration on Maine, and archaeologist Bruce Bourque about his new book, "The Swordfish Hunters."
Andrew MacLean and Stefanie Nadeau will discuss Maine Care Changes that may be costing the state thousands. Marcia Cooper, and a representative of the United Bikers of Maine will discuss the motorcyle helmet bill currently before the legislature.
Ron Schmidt from USM, Amy Fried of UMaine, and Mal Leary discussed the Governor's State of the State address. Also, an interview with the producer of Welcome to Lee Maine, this week's MPBN community Film.
State Sen. Rod Whittemore and Rep. Sharon Treat discussed the Health Insurance Reform Law which will be revisited in the legislature this session. Also Dr. Stephen Sears will give an update on the flu season.
Rep. Ken Fredette, who headed up the Franco American Task Force, Chelsea Ray of the Maine French Heritage Language Program and Susan Pinette, director of Franco-American studies at the University Maine, discussed Franco-Americans in Maine, and their concern for preservation of their French culture and language.
Maine Supreme Court Justice Jon Levy spoke about the shortage of legal representation in many civil cases in Maine, and Tony Grassi about an old grist mill in Freedom he is renovating to generate electricity.
A Conversation with former Senator George Mitchell. He discussed the election and Angus King, his new role as athletic integrity monitor at Penn State, the situation in Gaza, and a new BBC documentary featuring Mitchell and his son Andrew.
What are the dangers posed by elderly drivers? Should Maine's laws be changed? how should doctors and family members approach this issue and what resources are available? Lori Parham, of AARP; Dr. Daniel Onion, and reporter Bonnie Washuk will join in the discussion.