Finance is Fun: Family and Money

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Marion Syversen was on the Noon news for this week’s Finance is Fun with some tips about family and money.

Whether you are helping an adult child, or standing in the gap when someone you love has a sudden financial difficulty, lending money to family or friends can change things between you. Here are some ideas for ways to maneuver these tricky waters.

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

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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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I Love My Pet: Monday, August 25, 2014

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

Ashby belongs to Kasey from Steuben.

She’s a lovable and energetic  Golden Retriever.

When Ashby isn’t outside catching Frisbee and softballs, she’s inside asleep cuddling with her stuffed rabbit.

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Senior Watch: Free Diabetes Awareness Health Screenings

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Chris Wilcox from Sam’s Club was in to talk about their upcoming free diabetes awareness health screenings, at their Bangor location.

The screenings will be at the Bangor Sam’s Club on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The screenings will be from 11 am to 3 pm.

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Kitchen Bytes: Johnnycakes

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For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make delicious Johnnycakes.  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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LIVE Folk Festival Coverage

Adrienne DiPiazza

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Checkout the sights and sounds of the American Folk Festival on the Waterfront in Bangor!

The American Folk Festival 2014 Set Up

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Erica Stapleton was live from the Bangor Waterfront, talking with the Executive Director of The American Folk Festival Heather McCarthy on the Noon News Friday.

Erica and Heather talked about the festival set up, and what to except for this coming weekend from performances to food.

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BZG Presents… “Mark & Clark”

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Tom Richmond, vocalist/guitarist for the band Bizz Gruntry, and singer/songwriter Meghan Clark were in the studio on Friday talking to Joy about their upcoming show at the Union Street Brick Church in Bangor. “BZG Presents… Mark & Clark” is the first of what is hoped to be a long-running series of local music concerts in the area set-up by Richmond’s country-grunge band Bizzy Gruntry. The first show of the series features singers Mark “Guitar” Miller and fourteen year-old Meghan Clark, along with four more acts, including Richmond’s Bizzy Gruntry.

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Do you think the U.S. should take military action against ISIS in response to James Foley’s death?

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Yes     70% (264 Votes)

No       30% (122 Votes)


Total: 376 Votes

Gardening with Bob Bangs

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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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Should Governor LePage agree to a pay boost to assistant attorneys general?

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No          81% (226 Votes)

Yes         19% (53 Votes)


Total: 279 Votes

Maine Author David Crossman Talks About His New Book

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The plot: Ebola, a strain twice as deadly as the one being reporting in the news, is created in an American laboratory and is about to be let loose on the world.

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Riding for a Voice

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Incest-survivor Kayla Garriott was in the studio on Wednesday speaking to Joy about her upcoming 3rd annual Riding for a Voice event in support of spreading awareness of the silent crime. The event is a motorcycle ride, however cars are welcomed as well. It will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, with registration running from 9:00 – 10:00 AM, with aim being to have kick-stands up by 10:15 AM. The ride starts at the Calais Motor Inn, and ends at Cohills in Lubec.

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Senior Spotlight: Music Therapy

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Mary Budd of the Penobscot Theatre, along with Steve Bowler of Dirigo Pines, was in the studio on Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, the pair was speaking with Joy about the benefits music can have on medical patients, in particular, the benefits it can have when played for Alzheimer’s patients.

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What is your favorite season in Maine?

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Fall                63% (301 Votes)
Summer       25% (122 Votes)
Spring                8% (38 Votes)
Winter               4% (21 Votes)

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Healthy Living: Lightning Safety

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By: Amy Movius MD

It’s been a very active summer, weather-wise in Maine, with frequent thunderstorms. Nationwide, there are around 25 million lighting to ground strikes a year, about 60,000 which occur in Maine. These storms can be fascinating and even beautiful to witness – but make no mistake; every one of them is dangerous.

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Biz Tips: Back to “Business School”

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Time flies and as another school year approaches Deb Neuman doesn’t want any more time to go by if you are thinking about starting or growing a business.

Here are a few classes and events you should know about.

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Finance is Fun: Estate Planning

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Marion Syversen was in for this week’s Finance is Fun talking about estate planning.

Please plan - Making a plan for your family for how to pass on your earthly possessions after death is a pretty intense topic. People avoid it. If you won’t face things and make a plan you leave your grieving family to sort things out, to argue over sentimental items as it reminds them of you and time spent with you, to cause such discord that relationships may be permanently altered. All because you couldn’t face this task. You have spent your life loving you family. So I know I can count on you make thorough preparations for this most difficult time and not leave them without your loving guidance.

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Broadway Veterinary Clinic Open House

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Kim Uherec from the Broadway Veterinary Clinic & Pet Care Center in Bangor was in the studio on Tuesday talking to Joy about their upcoming open house and what kind of activities and information they can expect to find at it.

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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

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Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week. She introduced Joy to Isis, a playful kitten with only one eye. She wanted to remind viewers that during these busy summer days, there are still many deals at the humane society, as well as the multiple locations around Bangor with which the humane society works with.

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