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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

Updated 1 month ago

Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week. She introduced Wayne to Brody, a young and energetic male beagle mix. Brody is two years old, and has already been neutered. Kristin says Brody would do well in a house with other dogs, or even young children; however, she said in a house with cats, Brody has been known to get excited and chase the cats without knowing when to stop.

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Would you like the ability to block political phone calls?

Updated 1 month ago

Yes       97% (544 Votes)

No          3% (19 Votes)

 

Total: 563 Votes


Penquis: Health Care Coverage Options

Updated 1 month ago

Sarah Dubay, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, at Penobscot Community Health Care stopped by  the TV5 studio to talk about Health Care Coverage Options.

Wednesday, September 17 at the Old Town YMCA from 9:00 – 11:30 am Health Care Options Session. Representatives from the following organizations will be invited to talk about your current health care needs, your future health insurance options, and other resources you might qualify for.

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I Love My Pet: Monday, September 15, 2014

Updated 1 month ago

On Monday’s I Love My Pet,  we met Shnookie.

Shnookie belongs to Samantha.

She has been with her owner for 15 years.

Shnookie is very loveable and sweet.

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Senior Watch: Seniors and Substance Abuse

Updated 1 month ago

Dr. Vijay Amarendran from Acadia Hospital, was in for the this week’s Senior Watch to talk about the serious issue of seniors and substance abuse.

If you would like more information on this topic you can call Acadia Hospital at 973-6100 or go online to The Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration at samhsa.gov

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Who do you think will win the Governor’s race?

Updated 1 month ago

Paul LePage          59% (728 Votes)

Mike Michaud      29% (356 Votes)

Eliot Cutler            12% (141 Votes)

 

Total: 1,225 Votes


SPCA Pet of the Week: Meet Whitley

Updated 1 month ago

In Friday’s Noon Lunchbreak, Diana De Los Santos from the SPCA of Hancock County was here with Whitley.

Whitely is about a year old and is a husky/border collie mix. He is small (about 35 pounds) and is chocolate and beige. He is very smart and knows basic obedience. He would do well with an active family or couple and would benefit by continuing his obedience as he is still young and active.

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Do you agree with the President’s plan to defeat ISIS?

Updated 1 month ago

No    53% (185 Votes)

Yes   47% (165 Votes)

 

Total: 350 Votes


Fitness Friday: Wood-chopping Exercises

Updated 1 month ago

Josiah Hartley from Bangor’s LA Training was back in the studio Friday for this week’s Fitness Friday. This time, he was showing Joy and Wayne some “wood-chopping” exercises that can be done with minimal weight, but still give a strong and effective full-body workout. 

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Bangor Humane Society: Paws on Parade

Updated 1 month ago

Stacey Conventry from Bangor Humane Society, was on the Noon Show this week to talk about their upcoming Paws on Parade event.

Paws on Parade is taking place Saturday, October 4, 2014 on the Bangor Waterfront. The event starts at 8:30 am.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 1 month 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 DHHS should make medical decisions for children with brain injuries caused by Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Updated 1 month ago

No       77% (292 Votes)

Yes     23% (86 Votes)

 

Total: 378 Votes


Senior Spotlight: Free Diabetes Screenings

Updated 1 month ago

Chris Wilcox from Sam’s Club was in the studio with Wayne Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight segment. Chris was speaking to Wayne about this weekend’s free diabetes screenings at Sam’s club.

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Do you think a new housing complex should be built on First Street in Bangor?

Updated 1 month ago

No        59% (233 Votes)

Yes       41% (161 Votes)

 

Total: 394 Votes


Healthy Living: Walk At Least 5 Mintues Every Hour

Updated 1 month ago

TV5 health advisor Dr. Joan Pellegrini was in to explain why taking even little steps, even a few steps an hour is beneficial for your health.

We have all heard the recommendation to increase our activity. We keep hearing this because there is strong evidence linking inactivity with heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and cancer (2).  The vast majority of medical experts recognize the health benefits of moderated, daily exercise.

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Finance Is Fun: Credit Reports

Updated 1 month ago

Marion Syversen was here for this week’s Finance is Fun to talk about credit reports, and what key things you should know about them.

Credit report - A credit report is a history of you and your money. It contains your name, address, work history and Social Security number. It also has a history of ‘public information’ such as bankruptcies, liens and ‘wage attachments.’ There are three agencies which publish credit reports and they sometimes differ in what is included in each one. They may have mistakes and errors. This is why reviewing credit reports is important.

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 1 month 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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MaineIACS Charities: Half-Marathon and 5K

Updated 1 month ago

Command Chief Master Sergeant Bob Peer and Senior Master Sergeant Gerry Martin were in the studio Tuesday speaking to Wayne about the upcoming half-marathon and 5K being hosted by MaineIACS Charities, a charitable arm of the Maine Air National Guard.

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Is oil your only source of heat in your home?

Updated 1 month ago

No       63% (324 Votes)

Yes      37% (189 Votes)

 

Total: 513 Votes


Penquis: Community Schools Forums

Updated 1 month ago

Kara Hay the CEO of Penquis and State Senator Rebecca Millett was in the 5 pm newscast to tell us about the upcoming forums to discuss Community Schools.

The forums will be held on Monday, September 22 in York. The second forum will take place in Bangor on Tuesday, September 23rd at Eastern Maine Community College in Rangeley Hall.

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