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What is Artificial Intelligence?

Just what is AI and what applications does it have in our everyday lives? It's not just science fiction anymore, as Toyota invests $1 billion in...

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Technology News & I.T. Help

The latest news from the world of personal computing, mobile communication devices, and handheld digital organizers and e-readers. We'll also get tips...

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The Maine Lottery

A look at the Maine state lottery and a brief history of the origin of the lottery in the US. This program ties in with a recent report by the Maine...

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Personal Emergency Management

Would you know what to do if you lost power for a week or more? What if a natural disaster strikes - do you have a plan to keep your family safe? We'll...

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Helping the Hungry in Maine

Maine is among the worst states in the nation for food insecurity, and nearly half the state's school children are eligible for free or reduced price...

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Affordable Care Act Sign Up

It's enrollment time for those using the ACA marketplace. This is the program's third year, and some things have changed, including a bigger fine for...

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The Link Between Cancer and Diet

A panel of medical experts discusses how what we eat may affect our risk of getting cancer. A recent report about the dangers of eating processed or red...

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Stories of American's Veterans

On this Veteran's Day, we celebrate the stories of Veterans and their families. And we'll learn about a new program in Maine to collect the stories of...

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Home Heating Options

From heat pumps to solar power to geo-thermal, which home heating options make most sense for most Mainers? there are a dizzying array of options when...

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4th Annual Maine Calling 'Made in Maine' Gift Guide

The return of our very popular gift guide program.Guests: Alex Steed, Founding Partner at the content firm Knack Factory. He is also a blogger for the...

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