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Sparkle Fundraiser

Updated 16 hours ago

Nicole Robinson, executive director of Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce, and George Lougee were on the morning show Thursday speaking to Joy about their upcoming “Sparkle” fundraiser. The event is coming up Saturday, November 8th at St. Martin’s Hall in Palmyra, and will run from 6:00 – 10:00 PM. It will feature hors d’oeurves, a cash bar, live and silent auctions and dancing.

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Should the state require a non voluntary 21 day quarantine for anyone dealing with ebola patients?

Updated 16 hours ago

Yes      85% (602 Votes)

No       15% (104 Votes)


Total: 706 Votes

Senior Spotlight: COPD

Updated 2 days ago

Allergist Paul Shapero was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. He was speaking to Wayne about COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

For more information, you can call Paul at his office, 947-8658.

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National Math Competition and Classes Upcoming

Updated 2 days ago

Eva Szillery was in the studio Wednesday talking to Joy about some big upcoming math initiatives in the area.

First, the American Mathematics Competitions will be offered nationwide on November 18th. In Maine, students aged eight to fourteen and a half may register for free and participate at either EMCC in Bangor, Bowdoin College in Brunswick, or at UMPI in Presque Isle. For more information on the nationwide competition, visit the website below:

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Do you think Kaci Hickox should be allowed to self-quarantine in Maine?

Updated 2 days ago

No      70% (433 Votes)

Yes     30% (190 Votes)


Total: 623 Votes

Pet of the Week: Violet

Updated 3 days ago

Stacey Conventry was in for Kristin Harmon from the Bangor Humane Society Tuesday for this week’s Pet of the Week. She introduced Wayne to Violet, a seven year-old female Rottweiler mix. Violet has been spayed and is apart of the Humane Society’s foster-to-adopt program. Violet prefers to be the only pet in the house, with no cats, but Stacey says with a meet-and-greet, other dogs could work out.

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Are you voting by absentee ballot?

Updated 3 days ago

No       75% (359 Votes)

Yes     25% (121 Votes)


Total: 480 Votes

Consumer Contact: Work-at-Home Schemes

Updated 4 days ago

Most work-at-home schemes are just that: schemes. Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio Monday talking to Joy about how to avoid being taken by these ploys in this week’s Consumer Contact segment.

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Do you agree with LePage, Michaud, and Cain skipping out of debates?

Updated 4 days ago

No         59% (375 Votes)

Yes        41% (264 Votes)


Total: 639 Votes

Fitness Fridays: The Benefits of Working Out

Updated 7 days ago

Josiah Hartley from Bangor’s LA Training was on the interview set for this week’s Fitness Friday, speaking to Wayne about the benefits of regular exercise. Josiah says working out releases endorphins into the brain that allow for a big stress relief, better sleep, and that general “good” feeling you get after a solid workout.

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Do you think the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife should be allowed to use its resources to campaign against Question One?

Updated 7 days ago

Yes      72% (476 Votes)

No       28% (183 Votes)


Total: 659 Votes

Dover-Foxcroft Fall BOO-Nanza

Updated 1 week ago

Sherry French, organizer of Dover-Foxcroft’s Fall BOO-Nanza was in the studio Thursday speaking to Joy about the upcoming Halloween Day event. Joy seemed preoccupied by something going on in the background, but Sherry wanted to get word out that the event starts at 4:30 PM on Friday, October 31st, and has different events going on all night long.

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Do you think the state is doing enough to help transition Mainers off welfare?

Updated 1 week ago

No     76%

Yes    24%


Total: 518 Votes

DIW Allowed to Campaign for Question One

Updated 1 week ago

A Superior Court Justice ruled members of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife may appear in campaign commercials about referendum Question 1.

According to court documents the group ‘Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting’ argued the Department was using illegal campaign activity against Question 1.

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Senior Spotlight: Voter Engagement Tour

Updated 1 week ago

State Director Lori Parham and Director of Outreach Japhet Els were in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight segment. With the election coming up quickly, the two were on the interview set talking to Wayne about their nationwide voter engagement tour.

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Amber Lambke: Grist Mill Transformation

Updated 1 week ago

Amber Lambke, President of Somerset Grist Mill, was in the studio Wednesday talking to Joy about her transformation of turning a prison into a functioning and successful grist mill, as well as sharing some ideas of what to do with those grains afterwards. Amber Lambke is a succesful entrepreneur who uses her product in multiple Farmer’s Markets around the area

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Will you watch tonight’s final gubernatorial debate?

Updated 1 week ago

No    69% (305 Votes)

Yes   31% (139 Votes)


Total: 444 Votes

Do you think there should be more travel restrictions from Ebola-infected areas to the US?

Updated 1 week ago

Yes      92% (514 Votes)

No         8% (47 Votes)


Total: 561 Votes

Bangor Nurses Hold Press Conference in Support of Ebola Safety Standards

Updated 1 week ago

Registered nurses in the Bangor area have scheduled a press conference for Tuesday morning.

They’re demanding President Obama and Congress take immediate steps to guarantee the safety of healthcare employees when it comes to the Ebola virus.

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Kitchen Bytes: Butternut Squash Soup

Updated 2 weeks ago

For this week Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy  showed Joy how to make a fresh and organic butternut squash soup.  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

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