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Senior Spotlight: Bangor Senior Forum

Updated 10 hours ago

 

Deborah Wisdom from Sunbury Village was in the studio with Joy on Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. She spoke to Joy about an upcoming open forum event for seniors that will be happening at Sunbury Village. The event will be on Friday, August 1st at 2:00PM.

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Should someone convicted of felony OUI should have it on their record for life?

Updated 10 hours ago

Yes     72%

No       28%

 


Healthy Living: Kidney Stones

Updated 22 hours ago

KIDNEY STONES: THE HOTTER IT GETS THE MORE IT HURTS

Research released this past month from Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia has reported an increase in the number of individuals, including children, developing kidney stones. Although there are many factors that can contribute to kidney stone formation, the research showed that there was a direct relationship between the average daily temperatures and the risk of having a kidney stone. Also, after heat waves, medical visits for this stones peak about 3 days later. The researchers reported that if our average daily temperatures increase as most climatologists predict, we will continue to see more kidney stones. Currently there are 70% more kidney stone events than we had 20 years ago with approximately 1 in 10 adults suffering this painful condition.

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Finance is Fun: Retirement By The Numbers

Updated 1 day ago

Marion Syversen was in for this week’s Finance is Fun to talk about retirement and how are people getting ready for retirement, or already in retirement, how are they liking the decisions they made?

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 1 day ago

Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet.

If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Do you think nurse practitioners in Maine should be allowed to certify patients to use medical marijuana?

Updated 1 day ago

No    51% (289 Votes)

Yes  49% (283 Votes)

 

Total: 572 Votes


Preps Underway for Neighborhood Block Party in Chapin Park

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

A neighborhood party is shaping up in Bangor – and even if you don’t live there, you’re invited.

Organizers are getting ready for the annual block party in Chapin Park Tuesday, July 29th.

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I Love My Pet: Monday, July 28, 2014

Updated 2 days ago

On Monday’s I Love My Pet, meet Abby.

Abby belongs to Amy and John in Fairfield.

She is a 1 year old Chocolate Lab mix.

Abby is a rescue dog from Georgia…

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Senior Watch: Volunteers Needed

Updated 2 days ago

Rob Crone, the Director of Nutrition and Auxiliary Services at Eastern Area Agency on Aging, was in to talk about their EZ Fix Minor Home Repair and cleaning service that Eastern Area Agency offers.

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Kitchen Bytes: Bruschetta

Updated 2 days ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne a delicious and quick twist on bruschetta.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Do you think the new proposed rules will make trains safer in Maine?

Updated 2 days ago

No         57% (238 Votes)

Yes       43% (176 Votes)

 

Total: 414 Votes


Free Concert in Bangor July 28th Features Young Artists

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

Some up and coming musicians will be putting on a free concert in Bangor Monday. July 28th.

It’s the Summer Evening Musicale.

Members of the Young Artist Chamber Music Program at Kneisel Hall will be performing.

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Blood Drive July 28th at Hollywood Casino in Bangor

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

A blood drive in Bangor Monday, July 28th aims to boost the local supply.

The American Red Cross is organizing it at Hollywood Casino.

It’s in the Lancaster Room from 11 a.m.  to 4 p.m.

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Civil Air Patrol

Updated 5 days ago

Captain Rick Gammon from the Civil Air Patrol was in the studio on Friday. He spoke to Wayne about some of the things the Civil Air Patrol does for the community, as well as how you can get involved, because, as he says in the interview, the air patrol is not only for those interested in military service.

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How many bond questions do you think will be passed by voters in November?

Updated 5 days ago

All 6                        36% (109 VOTES)
1-3                             30% (90 VOTES)
3-5                             26% (78 VOTES)
0                                    8% (24 VOTES)

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Fun Foods for a Camp Activities

Updated 6 days ago

Dietician Mary Lavanway shares some fun foods for a camp activities.

Walking Salad

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

1 apple
2-3 tablespoons peanut butter or other nut butter
10-15 chocolate chips
2 tablespoons coconut or 2 tablespoons Kashi® Go Lean Crunch Cereal

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 6 days ago

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.com. If you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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Do you think the wood pellet plant, Thermogen Industries, will operate in Millinocket?

Updated 6 days ago

No      55% (219 Votes)

Yes    45% (182 Votes)

 

Total: 401 Votes


Wellness Wednesday: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream

Updated 1 week ago

Dietitian Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday, making simple and healthy summer desserts.

The Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream recipe is below, and the Independence Clafouti recipe can be found at the following link, click here for recipe

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Senior Spotlight: Off-Shore Medications

Updated 1 week ago

Wayne was speaking to Lee Ohmart, a pharmacist with Miller Drug, on Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. He spoke to Wayne about the possible risks people are taking by trying to save money through use of off-shore medications.

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