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Fitness Friday: Oblique Stretches

Updated 1 day ago

Val Kitchen from Bangor Pilates was in the studio again Friday for this week’s Fitness Friday. This week, she was showing Joy and Wayne a series of oblique stretches that you can try right at home.

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Do you think too much attention has been paid to Deflate-Gate?

Updated 1 day ago

Yes        93% (708 Votes)

No           7% (51 Votes)

 

Total: 759 Votes


Tunes for Tripp

Updated 2 days ago

Randy Blevins and Kim Tripp were in the studio Thursday morning speaking to Joy about an upcoming fundraiser for Kim’s son Tripp. Tripp is a three year-old going through treatment for cancer for the second time, and this time, he has gained some support in his fight.

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Do you think people should be forced to sign up for the Maine Job Bank to get unemployment benefits?

Updated 2 days ago

Yes         73% (484 Votes)

No         27% (175 Votes)

 

Total: 659 Votes


Senior Spotlight: LiveSAFE Response Service

Updated 3 days ago

In this week’s Senior Spotlight, Jennifer Maskala, Operations Manager at Rosscare, joined Wayne on the interview set to talk about the EMHS LiveSAFE Response Service. With LiveSAFE, users are connected to dispatchers at the push of the button in the event of an emergency, and the personalized settings send any necessary personal information to that dispatcher automatically, ensuring a speedy response.

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Do you think places are too quick to close when it comes to winter storms in Maine?

Updated 3 days ago

No        68% (722 Votes)

Yes        32% (346 Votes)

 

Total: 1,068 Votes


Governor Declares State of Emergency

Updated 4 days ago

AUGUSTA – With a severe winter storm bearing down on Maine, Governor Paul R. LePage has declared a State of Emergency and announced that all State offices will be closed today. The storm is expected to bring Winter Storm and Blizzard conditions to all of Maine, as well as coastal flooding to southwest Maine.

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Kitchen Bytes: Scotch Eggs

Updated 5 days ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to cook scotch eggs.  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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Maine Democrats name new Executive Director

Updated 5 days ago

Jeremy Kennedy is the new Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party.

And, former Maine Senate majority leader Troy Jackson was named to the Democratic National Committee.

Democratic State Committee members made those decisions yesterday.

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Augusta Armed Robbery

Updated 5 days ago

Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Augusta quick mart on western avenue.

Investigators say a man came into the store around 8:30 last night and demanded cash from the register. the man was believed to have a handgun.

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Do you think there should be limits on private funding for political candidates?

Updated 1 week ago

Yes      81% (366 Votes)

No       19% (86 Votes)

 

Total: 452 Votes


Do you think the Maine Forest Ranger positions should be eliminated?

Updated 1 week ago

No        90% (776 Votes)

Yes        10% (90 Votes)

 

Total: 866 Votes


If you were to grade the State of the Union what would you give it?

Updated 1 week ago

F                 47% (167 Votes)
D                23% (81 Votes)
C                18% (66 Votes)
B                 6% (22 Votes)
A                 6% (22 Votes)

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Senior Spotlight: Cold Weather and Arthritis

Updated 1 week ago

Dr. Asha Shrestha with St. Joseph Healthcare was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, she was speaking with Joy about what happens to those with rheumatoid arthritis in the cold weather. Doctors seem to not be able to come to a mutual decision on whether or not the cold can affect arthritis patients, but as Dr. Shrestha says, the proof appears to be in what the patients report themselves.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Cold Weather and Arthritis…


Will the Patriots win the Super Bowl?

Updated 2 weeks ago

Yes        80% (326 Votes)

No          20% (83 Votes)

 

Total: 409 Votes


Consumer Contact: Credit Reports

Updated 2 weeks ago

Russ Van Arsdale was back in the studio with Wayne on Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact. This week, he spoke to Wayne about how you can keep track of your credit score throughout the year with the government-sanctioned website annualcreditreport.com.

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Do you have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act?

Updated 2 weeks ago

No       90% (758 Votes)

Yes       10% (81 Votes)

 

Total: 839 Votes


3rd Annual “Wishing Under the Stars” Gala

Updated 2 weeks ago

Make a Wish Maine spokesperson Dr. Colette Sabbagh and Wish Kid Elliana were in the studio Friday speaking with Wayne about the upcoming fundraiser event, Brewer Kiwanis’ 3rd Annual “Wishing Under the Stars” Gala.

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Fitness Friday: Leg Series

Updated 2 weeks ago

Val Kitchen from Bangor Pilates was in the studio again Friday for this week’s Fitness Friday. This week, she was showing Joy and Wayne a series of Pilates leg stretches that will also get your core working right along with them.

Read more on Fitness Friday: Leg Series…


Do you agree with Governor LePage’s proposal to freeze funding to the community college system?

Updated 2 weeks ago

No      58% (305 Votes)

Yes      42% (220 Votes)

 

Total: 525 Votes


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