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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

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
3
2
1
0

Too short

By nboogie487 - Feb 06 2019
Read more
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
Read more
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

Latest release on Aug 12, 2020

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As Schools Reopen Across Maine, Thousands Of Parents May Opt To Keep Children At Home

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With about a month until the school year begins in most of Maine, districts across the state are planning to reopen their classrooms, at least partially. But with COVID-19 still spreading, many parents are opting to keep their kids home or to withdraw them from public schools entirely.

Aug 12 2020

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Maine's Cities, Towns Look For Ways To Deal With Lost Revenue

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When it comes to financial security, conventional wisdom has it that municipal governments should develop sources of revenue on top of what they get from property taxes. Some of Maine's larger cities have done that well, but that has actually hurt them during the pandemic.

Aug 11 2020

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As Maine Schools Plan To Reopen, Some Are Thinking Outside The Box — And Outside In General

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As schools in Maine make plans for how to safely return students to the classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic, some are thinking outside the box — literally.

Aug 11 2020

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Maine's U.S. Senators Criticize Trump's Weekend Executive Orders

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Maine’s two U.S. senators say President Donald Trump’s weekend executive orders and memoranda will not help mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic.

Aug 10 2020

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'I Don't Feel Safe' — Many Maine Teachers Are Anxious About Returning To The Classroom

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Last week, the state announced that, based on current health data, schools across Maine can consider reopening this fall. Many districts are taking that lead and planning to reopen , at least partially.

Aug 10 2020

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Maine Lawmakers Advance Expansion Of Rights For Wabanaki Tribes, But Hurdles Remain

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A state legislative committee this week advanced the largest expansion of rights for the state's Wabanaki tribes in four decades. But the effort to overhaul the state's fraught relationship with the tribes still faces many political and logistical hurdles.

Aug 07 2020

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On The Campaign Trail, Gideon Unveils Broad Set Of Climate Policy Goals

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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon visited a South Portland solar power company Friday to unveil a broad set of climate policy goals she would pursue if elected over Republican incumbent Susan Collins.

Aug 07 2020

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Industry Heavyweights To Invest In UMaine Offshore Wind Project Near Monhegan Island

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The University of Maine's effort to pioneer floating offshore wind technology took a $100 million leap forward Wednesday with the announcement that two industry heavyweights are going to invest in development of the project near Monhegan Island.

Aug 07 2020

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Lewiston Teachers Urge School District To Reconsider Its Reopening Plan

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Teachers in Lewiston are urging the school district to reconsider its proposed plan to reopen schools this fall. They're worried about protecting the health and safety of staff and students.

Aug 06 2020

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Return Of Fall Sports To Maine Schools Is 'A Work In Progress,' Even As Some Teams Start Training

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As Maine schools continue preparations for reopening this fall, some high school athletic programs have already started training. But most local districts are still trying to figure out the basics, like how many games will be played and who their opponents might be.

Aug 05 2020

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