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Statement of Lewiston Mayor Larry Gilbert on Congressional Redistricting Plans

Posted on August 24, 2011. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: |

 

Mayor Larry Gilbert of Lewiston also attended the public hearing to voice concerns about moving Lewiston into the first Congressional district, as proposed by the Republicans.

“Under the proposal advanced by the Republican Party, I fear that Lewiston would take a back seat to the interests, needs, and wants of the wealthier and more densely populated communities to the south or on the coast, said Gilbert during his public testimony to the commission. “I firmly believe that this will be a loss for our city.”

Gilbert added, “As the largest city in the second district, our infrastructure, health care, education, social service, and cultural needs have been a priority for our members of Congress. Over that time, we’ve been represented by Democratic and Republican members of Congress.”

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Maine Author Stephen King Launches Left Leaning Radio Show

Posted on August 24, 2011. Filed under: Uncategorized |

(Originally posted 8/24/11 on SoapBlox version of Maine Progressives Warehouse)

Clip 1 of press conference:

From Bangor Daily News:

Horror novelist and Bangor radio station owner Stephen King announced on Tuesday a new talk radio show featuring a former vice presidential candidate and a former Maine secretary of state’s communications director.”We wanted to shake things up a little bit in the market,” King said.

King, the owner of Zone Radio Corp, said WZON 103.1 FM and 620 AM will launch “The Pulse Morning Show” on Sept. 12. The show will air 6-10 a.m. on weekdays and online at http://www.zoneradio.com. The station also is expanding its news department.

Former journalist, Bangor Daily News columnist and gubernatorial candidate Pat LaMarche will be joined on the show by Don Cookson, a former reporter and communications director under Secretary of State Matt Dunlap.

The Pulse already has a Facebook page; here is the link. I for one cannot wait until September!

In the meanwhile, let me share this great moment from last spring:

Oh yeah. THAT’S the stuff!

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Maine Author Stephen King Launches Left Leaning Radio Show

Posted on August 24, 2011. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Clip 1 of press conference:

 

From Bangor Daily News:

 

Horror novelist and Bangor radio station owner Stephen King announced on Tuesday a new talk radio show featuring a former vice presidential candidate and a former Maine secretary of state’s communications director.”We wanted to shake things up a little bit in the market,” King said.

King, the owner of Zone Radio Corp, said WZON 103.1 FM and 620 AM will launch “The Pulse Morning Show” on Sept. 12. The show will air 6-10 a.m. on weekdays and online at http://www.zoneradio.com. The station also is expanding its news department.

Former journalist, Bangor Daily News columnist and gubernatorial candidate Pat LaMarche will be joined on the show by Don Cookson, a former reporter and communications director under Secretary of State Matt Dunlap.

The Pulse already has a Facebook page; here is the link. I for one cannot wait until September!

In the meanwhile, let me share this great moment from last spring:

 

 

Oh yeahthat’s the stuff!

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