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I Love My Pet: Monday, April 14, 2014

Updated 1 week ago

For Monday’s I Love My Pet, we meet Abby, she belongs to Amy Cormier and John Pelletier of Fairfield…

Abby is a 10 month old chocolate lab mix who was a rescue dog from Georgia.

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Senior Watch: Retinal Diseases

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For Monday’s Senior Watch, Dr. Michael Johnson, a Retinal Specialist for Retina Associates of Maine, were in to talk about retinal diseases.


Consumer Contact: Income Tax Scammers

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Russ Van Arsdale stopped by the studio on Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact segment. This week he was talking to Joy about scammers that take advantage of the income tax season to gain personal information from you.

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Should family members have access to Narcan in the event of a drug overdose?

Updated 1 week ago

No 65% (397 Votes)

Yes 35% (213 Votes)


SPCA Pet of the Week: Meet Tyson and Layla

Updated 2 weeks ago

In Friday’s Noon Lunchbreak, Debbie McFarland from the SPCA of Hancock County were here with Tyson and Layla.

Tyson is a 7 year old Chocolate Lab and Layla is a 7 year old White Shepherd. They have lived together their entire lives and were surrendered when their owner had to move into assisted living. They are very nice, in good shape and are looking for a home together.

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Fit Friday: Squats

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Amy Badger, was in for this month’s Fit Friday. This month, she showed Wayne and Joy the correct way to perform different kinds of squats.


Fit Friday: Exercising to Lose Weight

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Amy Badger stopped by for this month’s Fit Friday. This month she talked to Wayne about the effects exercise can have on your weight.


Do you think Maine needs to increase penalties for those that abuse EBT cards?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes 93% (634 Votes)

No 7% (45 Votes)


Arts and Crafts with Tracey Marceron: Thinking Big

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Tracey Marceron from Between Friends Art Studio in Brewer, showed Joy how to easily decorate a large pedestal to hold things such as flower pots or guest books. For more information on the craft Tracey did Thursday morning you can visit her website at  www.nextgenerationtheatre.com

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If you could vote for the governor of Maine today, who would it be?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Paul LePage 57% (544 Votes)

Mike Michaud 35% (334 Votes)

Eliot Cutler 8% (80 Votes)

 

 


Senior Spotlight: Brewer Rehab Community Event

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Today for our Senior Spotlight, Janet Hope of Brewer Rehab and Angela Lufkin of Gentiva stopped by to discuss heart and lung disease. They also touched on the care you can receive from skilled nursing facilities, as well as home health agencies.

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Should city councilors be required to state the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes 71% (358 Votes)

No 29%  (145 Votes)


A look at Autism

Updated 2 weeks ago

Heather Wheaton from Penquis talks about Autism.

April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism Information – Developmental Delay usually diagnosed by 3 years of age that can cause social, communication, and behavioral challenges. It is called the puzzling diagnosis as it affects everyone differently. Some children just struggle with social interactions, making friends, and/or reading social cues. Some may be non-verbal and struggle with communicating their wants and needs.

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I Love My Pet April 7, 2014

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Do you want your pet featured on I Love My Pet

To do so: Just send us a picture and let us know why your pet is so special.

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Senior Watch: April 7, 2014

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Jennifer Maskala with Rosscare talks about telecare.


Are Blood Transfusions Safe in the Hospitalized Patient?

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ARE BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS SAFE IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT?

By: Dr. Joan Pellegrini

Ever since we were able to offer blood transfusions (about the 1940′s), it has been common wisdom that higher red blood cell counts are good for you. We know that red blood cells carry oxygen and some athletes use this to their advantage when they train at higher altitudes in order to increase their red blood cell level (or engage in the illegal activity of “blood doping”). If you come into the hospital hemorrhaging and your life is in danger, you may receive a life-saving blood transfusion.

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Know Your Risk

Updated 2 weeks ago

Because of the myriad of investment options, instruments and information, understanding yourself, knowing your risk tolerance creates a starting point to many of your investment decisions.

What is risk profile? – Your risk profile is a measure of one portion of determining investment suitability. Do you feel comfortable with small company investments in Emerging Markets? Do you prefer large firms based in the U.S.? Do you like money in gold or CD’s at the bank? How do you feel about stock market fluctuations and volatility? Do you feel comfortable with the level of risk that you may need to take to meet your goals? Risk profile analysis helps identify your comfort level in investing.

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Do you think the new regulations will hurt the elver fishing industry?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes 37% (123 Votes)
No 63% (206 Votes)


Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 2 weeks ago

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

Bobbie also mentioned to us about an upcoming fundraiser for the orphanage. Saturday, April 19th they will be hosting Longaberger Basket bingo at the American Legion Hall on Park St. in Orono. For more information on the event, you can call 299-7324.

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Abby’s Kitchen Bytes: Lemon Curd

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For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make Lemon Curd.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make Lemon Curd, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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