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All Things Considered with Nora Flaherty

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Weekdays at 4 p.m. join host Nora Flaherty and hear Maine’s only daily statewide radio news program. Maine Public Radio's award-winning news staff brings you the latest news from across Maine and the region, as well as in-depth reports on the most important issues.

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Weekdays at 4 p.m. join host Nora Flaherty and hear Maine’s only daily statewide radio news program. Maine Public Radio's award-winning news staff brings you the latest news from across Maine and the region, as well as in-depth reports on the most important issues.

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Too short

By nboogie487 - Feb 06 2019
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I second what’s been said about the short segments. It would be nice to hear the whole episode

Maine Things Considered

By Deering Highlands Portland ME - Apr 29 2016
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A great way to get caught up on Maine news if you miss the live broadcast. Keep it up.

iTunes Ratings

11 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
3
2
1
0

Too short

By nboogie487 - Feb 06 2019
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I second what’s been said about the short segments. It would be nice to hear the whole episode

Maine Things Considered

By Deering Highlands Portland ME - Apr 29 2016
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A great way to get caught up on Maine news if you miss the live broadcast. Keep it up.
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All Things Considered with Nora Flaherty

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