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Fitness Friday: Back Extensions

Updated 3 days ago

This Friday was another Fitness Friday on the TV-5 Morning Show. This week, Joy and Wayne were joined by Bangor Pilates’ Val Kitchen. Val was showing them some more Pilates exercises this week. This time, she focused on an easy back extension stretch that you can try yourself right at home in your living room.

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Do you think food stamps should be reduced for people who don’t get utility assistance?

Updated 3 days ago

No         76% (446 Votes)

Yes         24% (140 Votes)

 

Total: 586 Votes


9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 4 days ago

Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center Chad Labree was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week he was speaking with Wayne about some of the information you should try to gather (if possible) before making a call to 9-1-1. This information is used by dispatchers to ensure the right people, get to the right location, and begin administrating the right procedures upon arrival.

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Should all cars driven by teens be required to have a sticker on it?

Updated 4 days ago

Yes          68% (800 Votes)

No           32% (380 Votes)

 

Total: 1,180 Votes


Senior Spotlight: Winter Walking Tips

Updated 5 days ago

Danielle Haggerty, owner of Dragonfly Therapy, was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Danielle was speaking to Wayne about keeping some winter walking safety tips in mind, as we get more and more into the slippery and dangerous time of the year for walking outdoors. Although seniors obviously have good reason to pay attention to these safety tips, Danielle reminded our viewers that young people also have a chance of injuring themselves from walking in slippery conditions and gave some tips for how both can be more prepared on those especially icy winter days.

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Do you think Verso should pay severance to workers before the sale goes through?

Updated 5 days ago

Yes          85% (486 Votes)

No            15% (83 Votes)

 

Total: 569 Votes


Pet of the Week: Natalie

Updated 6 days 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 and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.

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Are you shipping any presents this year?

Updated 6 days ago

No        65% (275 Votes)

Yes       35% (150 Votes)

 

Total: 425 Votes


Abby’s Kitchen Bytes: Apples and Caramel

Updated 7 days ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to get creative in baking apples.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to bake with apples, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 2 weeks ago

Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week, he sat down with Wayne to go over the appropriate circumstances of when someone should or should not rely on 9-1-1 for their problems.

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Senior Spotlight: Palliative Care

Updated 2 weeks ago

Dr Sufana Alkhunaizi, Director of Hospice medical and palliative care at St. Joseph’s Hospital was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. Dr. Alkhunaizi was speaking with Joy about the differences between palliative and hospice care, as well as giving some possible ideas for good gift ideas for the holidays for people in those kinds of care facilities.

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Pet of the Week: Margaret

Updated 2 weeks ago

 

Stacey Coventry from the Bangor Humane Society was in the studio Tuesday, introducing Wayne to this week’s Pet of the Week: Margaret.

Margaret is an eight year-old female spayed beagle mix and is ready to be picked up today for an adoption fee of $125. Margaret is a calm, yet very fun dog that loves to be pet and does great with other dogs and children. Stacey said to use good judgement with cats, but did not rule them out.

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Do you think the Festival of Lights parade in Bangor should be rescheduled?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes         63% (351 Votes)

No           37% (202 Votes)

 

Total: 553 Votes


Consumer Contact: Fake Shopping Emails

Updated 2 weeks ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact segment. This week, we was speaking with Joy about a string of new email scams that are being sent out by the thousands now as we are well into the holiday season.

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Do you think students should be allowed to graduate from high school if they’re not proficient in math and reading?

Updated 2 weeks ago

No       87% (820 Votes)

Yes      13% (119 Votes)

 

Total: 939 Votes


Fitness Friday: Pilates

Updated 2 weeks ago

This Friday was another Fitness Friday on the TV-5 Morning Show. This week, Joy and Wayne were joined by Bangor Pilates’ Val Kitchen. Val will be our newest Fitness Friday guest for a while, teaching Joy and Wayne different Pilates and yoga stretches that you can try on your own at home. In this video, Val explains the history of Pilates and what it actually is, before getting into a quick and easy stretch you can try by yourself.

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Do you think Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln should continue to offer labor & delivery?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes      74% (250 Votes)

No       26% (89 Votes)

 

Total: 339 Votes


9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 3 weeks ago

Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, joined Joy on the interview set Thursday morning for the TV-5 Morning Show’s newest recurring segment. Chad wanted to give some tips of how to call 9-1-1 in an emergency, and what kind of information you should try to have beforehand.

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Do you think Hackman Capital will reopen the Great Northern Paper Mill in East Millinocket?

Updated 3 weeks ago

No      82% (391 Votes)

Yes     18% (88 Votes)

 

Total: 479 Votes


Senior Spotlight: Holiday Fitness

Updated 3 weeks ago

Erin Coltvet from the Eastern Agency on Aging was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week Erin was speaking to Wayne about staying healthy during the holidays. She says the average adult gains 8 pounds between Halloween and New Year’s Day and gave some tips on how to cut back on that weight gain. She said if you are already exercising, adding as little as five or ten minutes to your program can do a lot, and if you are not currently exercising: there is never a better day than today.

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