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Renee Nelson

I am the News Director for the Townsquare Media/Augusta-Waterville stations and also the host of our public affairs show, "Issues," Sunday mornings! Make sure you come say "Hi" to me at one of our many live local broadcasts.
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Valentine Cards Needed For The Veterans At Togus & Your Help Is Needed

One of the projects of theKousinoc Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution is sending Valentines to those in the Veterans Homes. But they need your help. An email I received from a fellow DAR member (yes, I am DAR!)  said the number of Valentines to Togus have fallen over the years. But if we all do an extra card or two we can change that.

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Sean Gallup_Getty Images

Bear Attacking New Yorkers Because It Wants Yogurt-GRRRRR

Poor New York City, if someone has a way to promote something,  New York City seems to be the target.  Last week it was the 'walkers' from The Walking Dead in a street grate, a few weeks ago a demonic baby promoting some movie. Now its a the Chobani bear and his is not happy because his is a discerning bear who only eats food made with natural ingredients! Really? Do bears even like yogurt?

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Category: Food, Offbeat, Videos
Renee and Patrick in NOLA

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Renee’s BF Has Been Diagnosed

I am 48 and it was just over two months ago cancer made itself known in my circle. Not me, my boyfriend. (How is that possible I made it to this age and have known none first hand with cancer? Amazing.) But now, I am getting front right seat to cancer and treatment. So here is how this story starts

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HSWA: Pete + Skip Are Looking For Their ‘Fur-ever’ Home

Pete and Skip want YOU! They are about 6 months’ old and domestic short haired little cuties. These two boys were found as strays but the staff at Humane Society Waterville Area says these two are lovable, sweet, fun and energetic! Here is the deal on Pete and Skip, the adoption fee is $150 and that includes spay/neutering, all shots for one OR $175 for both! Twice the lovin'. I mean look at them, they are like a matched set of puddy-tats! 

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Category: Offbeat
Renees Survival Book

A Bit-O-Self-Reliance Is Good For All Of Us-Even A Princess Like Me!

The weather in the Atlanta Georgia area, subsequent traffic problems, the finger pointing about who is to blame and how things could have been done better have been in the news and got me thinking about stuff. What about some common sense and self-reliance? I guess as a Mainer in our mostly rural state

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