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The legislature's investigative committee has voted 12-0--a unanimous vote--to undertake a probe of Governor LePage's threat to cut off state funding to the Good Will Hinckley School for at-risk kids, if the school did not withdraw a job offer to Mark Eves, the Democratic speaker...

Independent state representative Jeff Evangelos of Friendship in Knox County is the leader of a five-member legislative coalition--the other four are Democrats--seeking an investigation that could lead to impeachment charges against Governor LePage. He talked with Jim Bleikamp on Monday's WCME Midcoast Morning Buzz. [audio mp3="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Evangelos-impeachment.mp3"][/audio]...

After a weekend statement from Defense Secretary Ash Carter that the Iraqi Army is failing to fight ISIS forces, Senator Angus King's view of the situation in a brief interview with WCME's Jim Bleikamp at today's Memorial Day observance at the Brunswick mall. [audio mp3="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Senator-Angus-King-on-Iraq.mp3"][/audio]...

[audio mp3="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Ethel-Wilkerson-Clear-Cutting-in-Freeport.mp3"][/audio] Ethel Wilkerson is an environmental scientist, who also happens to be one of numerous residents of the Elm Street neighborhood in Freeport frustrated by the Maine Department of Transportation's clear-cutting of trees, which had served as a buffer against noise from nearby I-295. Ethel...

Eric Simonds is an independent Brunswick-based certified financial planner working only for his clients--not for any company engaged in the sale of various financial products. Beginning this weekend, he's also the host of the WCME Midcoast Money Memo--Saturday's at 11:05AM. Today Eric talked with Jim Bleikamp on...

It's a relatively short but wide-ranging interview with Senator Stan, covering recent legislative developments on Amtrak idling in Brunswick, a bill that would lift the permit requirement for the carrying of concealed weapons, and voter-identification legislation. [audio mp3="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Gerzofsky-May-6-2015.mp3"][/audio]...