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Fitness Friday: Back Extensions

Updated 15 hours ago

This Friday was another Fitness Friday on the TV-5 Morning Show. This week, Joy and Wayne were joined by Bangor Pilates’ Val Kitchen. Val was showing them some more Pilates exercises this week. This time, she focused on an easy back extension stretch that you can try yourself right at home in your living room.

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Do you think food stamps should be reduced for people who don’t get utility assistance?

Updated 15 hours ago

No         76% (446 Votes)

Yes         24% (140 Votes)

 

Total: 586 Votes


In the TV5 Kitchen: Chicken Rice Soup

Updated 1 day ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a recipe for Chicken Rice Soup.

Shopping List:

1 Whole oven roasted rotisserie chicken
16 oz Brown Rice
1 Large onion
3 large carrots
1 Celery head- recipe requires only 3 stalks of celery
Better Than Bouillon Chicken Base (Reduced Sodium)

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9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 2 days ago

Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center Chad Labree was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week he was speaking with Wayne about some of the information you should try to gather (if possible) before making a call to 9-1-1. This information is used by dispatchers to ensure the right people, get to the right location, and begin administrating the right procedures upon arrival.

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Should all cars driven by teens be required to have a sticker on it?

Updated 2 days ago

Yes          68% (800 Votes)

No           32% (380 Votes)

 

Total: 1,180 Votes


Biz Tips: Prepare Your Business for 2015!

Updated 2 days ago

Deb Neuman shares some business tips for 2015.

1. Step back and review what is working what is not!
2. LET it GO! “Clean out your business closet”
3. Review/write your business plan for 2015
4. Set 3 goals for your business
5. Organize the books
6. Schedule your vacation!

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Senior Spotlight: Winter Walking Tips

Updated 3 days ago

Danielle Haggerty, owner of Dragonfly Therapy, was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Danielle was speaking to Wayne about keeping some winter walking safety tips in mind, as we get more and more into the slippery and dangerous time of the year for walking outdoors. Although seniors obviously have good reason to pay attention to these safety tips, Danielle reminded our viewers that young people also have a chance of injuring themselves from walking in slippery conditions and gave some tips for how both can be more prepared on those especially icy winter days.

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Do you think Verso should pay severance to workers before the sale goes through?

Updated 3 days ago

Yes          85% (486 Votes)

No            15% (83 Votes)

 

Total: 569 Votes


Healthy Living: Dealing with Holiday Stress

Updated 3 days ago

The Holiday Emotional Experience: Research suggests that emotions experienced during the holiday season frequently include an increase in positive emotions such as happiness, love, and high spirits. This seems especially true for younger people (those under age 30) who are more likely to report a decrease in stress during the holidays.

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Pet of the Week: Natalie

Updated 4 days 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 and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.

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Are you shipping any presents this year?

Updated 4 days ago

No        65% (275 Votes)

Yes       35% (150 Votes)

 

Total: 425 Votes


In the TV5 Kitchen: Holiday Appetizers

Updated 4 days ago

BEAN-CHEESE SPIRALS
Ingredients:
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons McCormick ground cumin
2 rectangular sheets soft whole wheat lavash bread or other wrap breads
4 ounces Cabot Chipotle Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar or 50 reduced fat Cheddar, grated* (about 1 cup)
1 package Fresh Express Baby Spinach
Tomato salsa (optional)
Directions:
1. In bowl, mash beans, oil, lime juice and cumin into coarse puree with potato masher or fork.
2. Spread half of mixture over each lavash/wrap. Layer with some baby spinach. Sprinkle with cheese. Starting with wide side, roll up tightly
3. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. As needed, cut off 1-inch slices. Place cut-side-down on plate and microwave just until warm, about 10-20 seconds for 4 spirals. Serve with tomato salsa for dipping if desired.
Makes 24 spirals
Nutrition Analysis : Calories 50,Total Fat 3g,Saturated Fat 1g,Cholesterol 5mg,
Sodium 105mg, Carbohydrates 5g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 3g, Calcium 40mg
*Nutrition analysis for Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar.

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Penquis: Advocate Training for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Updated 4 days ago

Angel Shaw from Rape Response Services talks about upcoming training for people interested in being an advocate for those sexually assaulted.

Training for Individuals Interested in Becoming an Advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault

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I Love My Pet: Monday, December 15, 2014

Updated 4 days ago

On Monday’s I Love My Pet, we met Moe and Curly.

Moe and Curly belong to Rachelle in Calais.

They are 10 years old.

These brothers have been through a lot together.

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Senior Watch: Meals on Wheels

Updated 4 days ago

Rob Crone the Director of Nutrition and Auxiliary Services at Eastern Area Agency on Aging was in for this week’s Senior Watch to talk about their Meals on Wheels program.

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Abby’s Kitchen Bytes: Apples and Caramel

Updated 5 days ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to get creative in baking apples.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to bake with apples, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Roasted Delicata Squash

Updated 1 week ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a recipe for Roasted Delicata Squash with Walnuts, dried Cranberries and Cheese

1-2 small-medium size delicata squash
olive oil for brushing cut squash

chopped walnuts (roasted if you like, see below)
dries cranberries (flavored ones like, cherry or pomegranate, if you like)
Cabot Alpine Cheddar Cheese, shredded
maple syrup

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9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 1 week ago

Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week, he sat down with Wayne to go over the appropriate circumstances of when someone should or should not rely on 9-1-1 for their problems.

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Wellness Wednesday: Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup

Updated 1 week ago

Mary Lavanway was i n for this week’s Wellness Wednesday, making a Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup, to warm us up this winter and to keep us healthy.

Below you will find the recipe for the Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup:

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Senior Spotlight: Palliative Care

Updated 1 week ago

Dr Sufana Alkhunaizi, Director of Hospice medical and palliative care at St. Joseph’s Hospital was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. Dr. Alkhunaizi was speaking with Joy about the differences between palliative and hospice care, as well as giving some possible ideas for good gift ideas for the holidays for people in those kinds of care facilities.

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