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Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: The Gumby Boat + Gun Control [AUDIO]

Watch the video above and see why the Gumby boat is a fan favorite at the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race.

Want to know who’s in the Gumby boat at the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race? Bob will introduce you. Then, he goes from whitewater to hot water as he talks about gun control with state Sen. Anne Haskell, D- Portland. 

Part 1: Learn the origins of the Gumby boat from its sternman Dan Pelletier, and find out why he takes a shower with the big, green inflatable character every year before the race.

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Part 2: The Gumby boat is being passed on to a new generation this year. Listen to the most memorable moments form the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race.

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Part 3: Lani Cochrane’s idea of fun is entering races that try to kill her. They’re called “survival runs,” and they sound tough. Only two people finished one she recently ran in Nicaragua. Plus, we take a look at the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail.

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Part 4: Gun control is a touchy subject in Maine, and state Sen. Anne Haskell of Portland talks about the difficulty in defining what is and isn’t an assault weapon.

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Part 5: Haskell explains some of the issues surrounding gun control and cuts through all the bull for Bob.

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