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Senior Watch: Free Hearing Tests

Updated 2 months ago

Chris Wilcox, from Sam’s club in Bangor was in to tell us about the free hearing tests that are going to be provided at Sam’s Club.

There is no membership required for you to take part in these free hearing tests.

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Kitchen Bytes: Chicken Dinner

Updated 2 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make a chicken dinner with a healthy salad to top it.  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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George Hale Asks “What’s in a Name?”

Updated 2 months ago

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

PLENTY IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS.

GEORGE HALE’S HERE TO PLAY THE NAME GAME…

A LONG TIME BEFORE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING COMMITTED HARI KARI WITH HIS COMMENTS ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICAN BASKETBALL PLAYERS THERE WAS PLENTY OF HEAT ON HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE AND PROFESSIONAL TEAMS TO CHANGE MASCOTS AND NAMES.

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The Magical Fanny Pack: Rachel Caron and Robert Kenny

Updated 2 months ago

 

Cousins Rachel Caron and Robert Kenny were in the studio on Friday speaking with Joy about the release of their new children’s book, The Magical Fanny Pack. Rachel is credited as the author of the book, while Robert created all of the illustrations. The book is currently available on Amazon.com and Lulu.com.

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Do you agree with the verdicts in the Daluz/Sexton trial?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes              80% (285 Votes)
No                20% (73 Votes)

 

Total: 358 Votes


Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado, and Cheddar

Updated 2 months ago

Dietician Mary Lavanway  shows us how to make a kale, apricot salad that can help with Premenstral Syndrome (PMS)

Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado, and Cheddar
Serves: 4
Ingredients:
6-8 ounces Fresh Express® Baby Kale Mix
3 whole apricots, sliced
2 ounces Cabot® Sharp Light Cheddar, diced
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup Hannaford Cannellini Beans
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
McCormick® Pepper Blend, to taste
1/2 avocado, sliced
Directions:
1. Tear larger leaves into bite-sized pieces and place into a medium-sized salad bowl.
2. Add sliced apricots, diced cheese, almonds and beans.
3. Whisk oil and vinegar and pour vinaigrette over salad, tossing lightly. Add pepper to taste.
4. Just before eating, slice avocado and place over salad.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 2 months ago

 

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf 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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Piscataquis Balloon Festival This Weekend

Updated 2 months ago

 

Sam Canders, Balloon Meister of the upcoming Piscataquis Balloon Festival was in the studio on Thursday to talk to Wayne about what they have in store for the annual event this year.

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Do you think farmers should have to bury all of their dead animals?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes           52% (272 votes)
No            48% (249 Votes)

 

Total: 521 Votes


Local Author Talks about “The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education”

Updated 2 months ago

You are probably familiar with the “The Everything Guide To” book series.

A new edition is being released, and the topic is on special education.

Author Amanda Morin, who happens to be a Bangor native, talks about it.

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Wellness Wednesday: Homemade Granola Bars

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shows us how to make healthy homemade granola bars.

Homemade Kashi Bars

Servings: Makes 18 bars

Ingredients:

3 cups Kashi GOLEAN Cereal

1 cup oats

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Should the speed limit on I-295 be increased to 75MPH?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes     50.4% (249 Votes)

No       49.6% (245 Votes)

 

Total: 494 Votes


Senior Spotlight: AARP Driving Class

Updated 2 months ago

 

Carol Higgins-Taylor, Director of Community Education at the Eastern Area Agency on Aging, came in on Wednesday to talk to Joy about the new driving course being offered through AARP.

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Is 80 the New 65?

Updated 2 months ago

We often hear people say things like, 50 is the new 40. But does that impact retirement planning? Let’s see!

Have you saved enough? – Surveys show that the majority of those near traditional retirement ages are not very close to their retirement savings goals. For whatever reasons, be they repeated job losses, or unwise spending or not having a great budget, but in some studies up to forty percent of respondents have so little saved they say they will need to ‘work until they drop.’

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Healthy Living: The Mental Health Parity Law

Updated 2 months ago

The Mental Health Parity Law:
Making Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment more Affordable

Healthy Living – May 27, 2014
Dr. David Prescott – Eastern Maine Medical Center Behavioral Medicine

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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

Updated 2 months ago

Kristin Harmon was in on Tuesday to talk about this week’s Pet of the Week, Snapple.

Snapple is an older Beagle mix, but you wouldn’t guess her age by looking at her. She is very active and fun dog. Kristin did want to give a forewarning that she does have a shaved area on her side with quite a few stitches, as she had to have a tumor removed, which they just found out for sure was benign.

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Do you think the Catholic Church should allow women to be priests or deacons?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes          65% (207 Votes)

No            35% (110 Votes)

 

Total: 317 Votes


I Love My Pet May 26, 2014

Updated 2 months ago

To have your pet featured, send us a photo in e-mail to wabi@wabi.tv put “attention i love my pet” in the subject line, or you can mail it to WABI-TV5, Attention I Love My Pet, 35 Hildreth Street, Bangor 04401, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you’d like your picture returned.

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Consumer Contact: Home Improvement Scams

Updated 2 months ago

 

Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio again on Monday for another segment of Consumer Contact. This time, he spoke with Joy about keeping an eye out on scammers when looking to find some home improvement workers.

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Memorial Day 2014 Parades

Updated 2 months ago


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