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Do you think there are other buyers for the Bucksport mill?

Updated 2 weeks ago

No         54% (222 Votes)

Yes        46% (191 Votes)

 

Total: 413 Votes


Do you think Bangor city councilors should have approved funding for a floating art sculpture?

Updated 3 weeks ago

No      92% (410 Votes)

Yes        8% (38 Votes)

 

Total: 448 Votes


150 Years of American Song: A Celebration of the University of Maine

Updated 3 weeks ago

UMaine musicians Tori Mason and Ben McNaboe were in the studio Wednesday, speaking to Joy about the upcoming performance: 150 Years of American Song, A Celebration of the University of Maine.

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Senior Spotlight: Eastern Area Agency on Aging Open House

Updated 3 weeks ago

Erin Coltvet from the Eastern Area Agency on Aging was on the interview set with Wayne Wednesday morning, talking about the agency’s upcoming ribbon cutting and Open House for their new location at the Bangor Airport mall, which is able to offer much more room, as well as parking and a location right on the bus route. Erin spoke to Wayne about the festivities taking place right after the ribbon cutting, as well as the numerous classes being offered to those over 50, 18 year-olds and up with disabilities, as well as their caretakers.

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 3 weeks 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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Do you think President Obama should reject the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Updated 3 weeks ago

No      50.3% (387 Votes)

Yes      49.7% (382 Votes)

 

Total: 769 Votes


Kitchen Bytes: Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Updated 3 weeks ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to spruce up brussel sprouts by cooking them with bacon.  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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Do you think SAT scores should be optional for admission to all colleges and universities?

Updated 3 weeks ago

Yes       71% (447 Votes)

No        29% (185 Votes)

 

Total: 632 Votes


Do you think the Governor should eliminate the Maine state income tax?

Updated 3 weeks ago

Yes      68% (393 Votes)

No        32% (183 Votes)

 

Total: 576 Votes


Healthy Acadia’s Cooking Matters Cooking Series

Updated 3 weeks ago

Shoshona Smith, Nutrition Education Coordinator for Healthy Acadia was in the studio Friday to promote a couple of free cooking series being offered by Healthy Acadia this month. Both are free and are catered to specific demographics of people that need help with cooking on a budget. All students enrolled will receive a free bag of groceries as well as recipes to stir up some dishes on their own.

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9-1-1 Tips: Calling With an Assailant Present

Updated 3 weeks ago

Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, was back in the studio Thursday, speaking to Wayne for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week, he gave us some pointers of how to handle a situation in which you are calling 9-1-1, while your assailant is present, and how you can communicate to the dispatcher the information they need without the assailant ever realizing you are on the phone.

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Do you think all Maine high schools should have a Guru program to help students prepare for college?

Updated 3 weeks ago

Yes      69% (272 Votes)

No       31% (124 Votes)

 

Total: 396 Votes


Senior Spotlight: Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Updated 4 weeks ago

Dr. Charles Pattavina, ER surgeon at St. Joseph Hospital, was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week he was giving some pointers to Joy about things to pay attention to when you think someone may be having a stroke.

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Do you think the Governor should have paid for private lawyers in an attempt to remove young adults from the Medicaid program?

Updated 4 weeks ago

No      58% (258 Votes)

Yes      42% (189 Votes)

 

Total: 447 Votes


Pet of the Week: Natasha

Updated 4 weeks ago

Kristin Harmon with the Bangor Humane Society was back in the studio Tuesday for this week’s Pet of the Week. This week she introduced Wayne to Natasha, a very fun and energetic five year-old Pekingese mix. Natasha has been spayed and has a great attitude by herself or in a house filled with kids, cats or other dogs. Natasha has an adoption fee of $180.

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Do you support Maine using a “ranked voting” system for elections?

Updated 4 weeks ago

Yes      76% (246 Votes)

No        24% (76 Votes)

 

Total: 322 Votes


Consumer Contact: Online Security

Updated 4 weeks ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio with Joy Monday morning for this week’s Consumer Contact. This week, Russ was giving a break down of steps you can take to ensure your online accounts remain safe. Namely, he talked about password protection and ensure you use multiple, 10-character or more passwords that get updated and changed regularly.

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Do you think parents should have to obtain a physician’s signature to opt out of school vaccinations?

Updated 4 weeks ago

Yes     52% (413 Votes)

No      48% (374 Votes)

 

Total: 787 Votes


Fitness Friday: Tree Position

Updated 1 month 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 some anaerobic breathing to accompany a stretch in the “tree” position.

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9-1-1 Tips with Chad Labree

Updated 1 month ago

In this week’s 9-1-1 Tips, Chad Labree was back in the studio giving a warning to parents who may have given their kids an old phone as a toy for the holidays. Chad says these phones, though uninitiated, are still capable of dialing 9-1-1, and cause a great loss in police time every year in trying to track down the caller.

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