John McDonald Show

john_mcdonaldJohn McDonald is heard twice every weekend on WGAN. He has been on the air on WGAN for over 20 years. From local news to state politics to national stories that have everyone talking, John covers it all.

John is a native Mainer and a multi-faceted entertainer. John is also a Maine humorist and president of the Maine Storytellers Association. He has written several books of Maine humor and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column found in many papers around the state.

John can be heard Saturdays and Sundays 6-10 a.m.

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John’s latest book is now available!

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Latest Headlines

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Maine Bill to Halt Virtual Charter Schools Fails

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A bill that seeks to halt the establishment of virtual charter schools in Maine has failed final passage in the House of Representatives.

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Maine House OKs Bill to Expand Preschool Programs

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The Maine House has given final approval to a bill designed to boost the number of public preschool programs in the state.

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Cutler Tax Plan Focuses on Lowering Property Taxes

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Independent Eliot Cutler is proposing a tax overhaul that he says would slash property taxes for many Mainers while raising the sales tax, either permanently or seasonally.

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Animal Shelter Buried Under Carrot Avalanche

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - A Maine animal shelter has so many carrots it doesn't know what to do.

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Hockey Team, Circus, Battle Over Arena Time Slot

GENERIC HOCKEY PUCKS

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - There will either be a hockey game or a circus at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday night, but exactly which has yet to be determined.