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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Our political analysts Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman stopped in for apolitical chat this morning.

We discussed how the cuts are already being felt here in Maine with tourists being told that part of Acadia National Park will not open in time.

And in small town politics, all seven councilors in Old Orchard Beach are facing recall from opposite sidesin a dispute over how they handled the firing of the city manager. Is this a reflection of Maine government in general? Or an effective check and balances on local government?