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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.

Healthcare Misstep, Even After Right Questions Asked, but Wrong Answers Given

Check out this story about a woman who asked the questions about her health insurance purchase. She wanted and needed a policy that covered her out of state. She asked about it. She was comfortable with the answers. BUT the answers were WRONG!  They gave her the wrong answers. This is a smart woman. She has a master’s degree and multiple post-graduate courses within public health, so she knows a little something. 

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Pool, Getty Images
Pool, Getty Images

Sunday Morning Issues: How to Support the FVP and Victims of Domestic Violence [audio]

In the monthly discussion we have been having about domestic violence issues in central Maine we have looked at a number of issues. Our most recent discussion was about domestic violence and supporting the victims of domestic violence.  Check out what the ladies from the Family Violence Project talked about!

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Renee Nelson
Renee Nelson

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Patrick’s Test Results & HACCC Cancer Survivors Day Sept 13th

 

OK. It has been almost a year of tests and treatments and cancer stuff. WELL, we just learned that Patrick, my boyfriend, is now CANCER FREE!  He is not cured. Only a bone marrow transplant would do that, but with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment can kick it back and keep it in check. SO, to the Harold Alfond Center For Cancer Care staff, thank you for all you did for Patrick and for me. Perfect time to talk about centers Cancer Survivors Day on Sept 13th!!!  

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Hello Kitty is NOT a Cat? She is a Little Cartoon Girl. What-the-What-What?

Hello Kitty is not a cat. She is a little girl. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MY WORLD?? All this is according to Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist with the University of Hawaii who is curator of a Hello Kitty retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles in October. She told this to the Los Angeles Times.  Hello? Her name is Kitty. She has whiskers and pointy cat ears. Well, whatever she is or is not. I still love Hello Kitty.

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Made In Maine Expo: Lip-Smacking Goodness with Beast Feast Maine

The Made In Maine Expo right around the corner. The Made in Maine Expo, which is being brought to you by HS Builders, is coming to the Colby College field house in Waterville on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9a to 4p! There will Maine-made clothing, art, maple syrup, baskets, food, shoes, dishware, collectables, quilts…really, the list goes on and on! If it’s made in Maine, it will be there, like Beast Feast Maine!

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Made In Maine Expo: Be Beautiful with Herbal Care for Skin and Spirit

The Made In Maine Expo right around the corner. The Made in Maine Expo, which is being brought to you by HS Builders, is coming to the Colby College field house in Waterville on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9a to 4p! There will Maine-made clothing, art, maple syrup, baskets, food, shoes, dishware, collectables, quilts…really, the list goes on and on! If it’s made in Maine, it will be there, like Mountain Mama.

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From Maine Made Furniture website memfc.com
From Maine Made Furniture website memfc.com

Made In Maine Expo: Beautiful ‘Maine Made Furniture’ Will Spiff Up Your Home

The Made In Maine Expo right around the corner. The Made in Maine Expo, which is being brought to you by HS Builders, is coming to the Colby College field house in Waterville on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9a to 4p! There will Maine-made clothing, art, maple syrup, baskets, food, shoes, dishware, collectables, quilts, the list goes on and on! If it’s made in Maine, it will be there.

But check this out…Maine Made Furniture

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