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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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I Love My Pet: Monday, September 8, 2014

Updated 1 month ago

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

Jax belongs to Tina from Brownville.

He is a 1 year old Chihuahua and Mini Dachshund Mix.

Jax loves his family very much, but her perfers to sleep with Tina every night.

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Senior Watch: Penobscot Valley Senior College

Updated 1 month ago

Clif Eames was in for this week’s Senior Watch to talk about the upcoming classes for the Penobscot Valley Senior College.

The Penobscot Valley Senior College is an independent, non-profit organization that offers accessible and life-long learning opportunities for seniors in the Penobscot Valley region.

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Kitchen Bytes: Corn Salad

Updated 1 month ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to make a quick and easy corn salad, now that it is in season.  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 domestic violence offenders wearing ankle bracelets will deter crime?

Updated 1 month ago

No       68% (485 Votes)

Yes      32% (231 Votes)

 

Total: 716 Votes


No One Fights Alone! 5K Walk/Run

Updated 2 months ago

Jodie Mosher-Towle was on the Noon news telling us about the No One Fights Alone! 5K Walk/Run.

This 5K run/walk is for funding Pancreatic cancer research.

The 5K takes place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Skowhegan.

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Easy Cooking with Beal Cafe’s Garrett McEwen

Updated 2 months ago

Beal College Cafe’s Garrett McEwen was in the studio on Friday showing some quick and easy cooking options anyone can do with whatever they have in their kitchen. Throughout the morning, Garrett showed Joy and Wayne how to make breakfast pizzas, Beal’s own waffle breakfast sandwiches, buffalo chicken quesadillas, and a dessert quesadilla inspired by Elvis Presley himself.

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Should the town of Orono impose a moratorium on student housing?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes     51% (133 Votes)

No      49% (130 Votes)

 

Total: 263 Votes


Bangor Humane Society: Paws on Parade

Updated 2 months 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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Do you think climate change is the reason for the increased water temperature in the Gulf of Maine?

Updated 2 months ago

No       53% (202 Votes)

Yes     47% (182 Votes)

 

Total: 384 Votes


Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 2 months 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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Convoy of Hope

Updated 2 months ago

Pastor Bobby Bledsoe with City Reach Church Bangor was on the Noon show Wednesday to tell us about an event coming to Bangor called Convoy of Hope.

Convoy of Hope is a national organization that travels around the country, this Bangor stop will be their first trip to Maine, and they have the hope of helping hundreds of people in need in the Bangor area.

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Senior Spotlight: Red Flags for Alzheimer’s

Updated 2 months ago

 

Kristie Miner with Westgate was in the studio again on Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight segment. This week she sat down with Joy and discussed some of the red flags that indicate someone may be begining to show signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia, in hopes of getting early treatment. She discussed some of the differences between actual signs of Alzheimer’s, as opposed to things people tend to confuse as signs of the disease.

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Do you think there should be stricter charges for choking someone?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes      87% (298 Votes)

No       13% (46 Votes)

 

Total: 344 Votes


Healthy Living: Healthy Adjustments to School

Updated 2 months ago

Common Problems with School Adjustment: Kindergarten to College

Health Watch – September 2, 2014

Dr. David Prescott – The Acadia Hospital

 

Times of change and transition, such as the start of a new school year, often bring excitement and anticipation.  However, the start of a new school year can also be associated with difficult emotions or stress.  Thinking through some of the common emotional challenges associated with a new school year can help your son or daughter get off on the right foot.

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Biz Tips: Startup Bangor

Updated 2 months ago

Ever had an idea for a business and didn’t know how to bring it to reality?

Deb Neuman talks about StartUp weekend coming to Bangor where ideas will become reality!

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