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Every weekday, our Maine Calling program digs into topics and issues with listeners across the state in a statewide conversation.While the coronavirus crisis is at its height, host Jennifer Rooks will lead conversations about how the spread of COVID-19 is affecting people throughout our region. Upcoming topics will include: answers to medical questions; how businesses are impacted by the crisis; childcare issues; how to deal with anxiety and uncertainty; what Maine towns are doing to cope; how faith leaders are addressing this emergency; what Maine's Congressional delegation is doing to help; and how colleges, professors and students are reacting to changes caused by the pandemic.Special thanks to The University of Maine at Augusta, Dead River Company, and Modern Pest Services for their support.00000173-eee8-d5ed-a373-feea29b20000

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 56 Ratings

Every weekday, our Maine Calling program digs into topics and issues with listeners across the state in a statewide conversation.While the coronavirus crisis is at its height, host Jennifer Rooks will lead conversations about how the spread of COVID-19 is affecting people throughout our region. Upcoming topics will include: answers to medical questions; how businesses are impacted by the crisis; childcare issues; how to deal with anxiety and uncertainty; what Maine towns are doing to cope; how faith leaders are addressing this emergency; what Maine's Congressional delegation is doing to help; and how colleges, professors and students are reacting to changes caused by the pandemic.Special thanks to The University of Maine at Augusta, Dead River Company, and Modern Pest Services for their support.00000173-eee8-d5ed-a373-feea29b20000

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: How FASDs Occur, Why They Go Undiagnosed, What Can Be Done to Help Children With These Conditions

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: How FASDs Occur, Why They Go Undiagnosed, What Can Be Done to Help Children With These Conditions

    We learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and how they affect children—as well as what can be done to help.

    • 52 min
    Amateur Boxing: Maine's Boxing Community Teaches Skills & Builds Camaraderie

    Amateur Boxing: Maine's Boxing Community Teaches Skills & Builds Camaraderie

    Maine's amateur boxing community teaches skills and builds camaraderie.

    • 52 min
    Human Trafficking: Efforts in Maine To Combat Trafficking for Forced Labor or Sexual Exploitation

    Human Trafficking: Efforts in Maine To Combat Trafficking for Forced Labor or Sexual Exploitation

    We learn about human trafficking in Maine and efforts to combat forced labor or sexual exploitation.

    • 52 min
    Wabanaki Languages: Effort to Preserve Lost Tribal Dialects & Pass Them To Future Generations

    Wabanaki Languages: Effort to Preserve Lost Tribal Dialects & Pass Them To Future Generations

    We hear from the last speakers of Penobscot and Passamaquoddy languages about what they are doing to preserve and revive the language of their ancestors for future generations.

    • 52 min
    Mistrust of Government: Political Scientists Discuss New Book About How Trust in Government Has Eroded in America

    Mistrust of Government: Political Scientists Discuss New Book About How Trust in Government Has Eroded in America

    Political scientists discuss new book about how trust in government has eroded in America.

    • 52 min
    Lessons of Afghanistan: 20 Years Since 9/11, We Discuss What Has Transpired in Afghanistan & The Lasting Impacts of The War

    Lessons of Afghanistan: 20 Years Since 9/11, We Discuss What Has Transpired in Afghanistan & The Lasting Impacts of The War

    We mark 20 years since 9/11 with a discussion about the lessons of the U.S. war in Afghanistan and its lasting impacts.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

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Thoughtful and hosting and topics

I’m originally from Maine and I still listen to Maine Calling from afar to keep up on what’s happening. It is such a pleasure to listen to Jennifer Rooks, she is so eloquent and asks really great questions. Keep the great content coming folks, Maine Calling is a treasure!

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Great Maine content!

I am always thirsty for more Maine themed content. I was so happy to find this show! The team behind it is professional and always creates quality content.

Marty from The Grow Maine Show ,

Calling Maine

I have appeared on Maine Calling a couple times. I think it's well done and like both hosts. Always interesting topics and usually interesting callers.
Marty from The Grow Maine Show

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