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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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HSWA: Andy The Cat Needs His ‘Fur-ever’ Home

Andy came in to the HSWA stray from Waterville and needs a loving home where he can share all of his love with others. He likes to be held, and to hold. He loves kisses. He is friendly, and seeks out laps on which to sit. Andy is not a kitten he is around 10-ish but still has a lot of life ahead of him. The cost to adopt this cutie is $125 includes spay/neutering, all shots!  *purr,purr*

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
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HSWA Pet Of The Week: Bear The Dog

Bear is a another cutie! He is about two and is a German Shepard mix.  He ended up in the shelter after being brought to them from a hording situation. So, he needs some extra attention in adjusting to family life. So Bear is going to need is a home willing to invest the time into training, backing that up with consistency and lots of love. His adoption fee is $150 includes spay/neutering and all shots. 

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Category: Offbeat
Scott Barbour, Getty Images
Scott Barbour, Getty Images

State To Offer Free Flu Shots To ALL Mainers

Maine is going to offer free flu shots to all Maine residents.  The Maine Immunization Program has flu shots and the nasal spray that were to be used for kids, the uninsured and certain other higher risk groups. But I was reading in the Sun Journal that Maine has enough on hand at the moment they can let it be used by all Mainers for free. If not, it will just go to waste.

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Scattering CJ Facebook page
Scattering CJ Facebook page

‘Scattering CJ’: Renee Is One Of Many Helping An Auburn Mom Find Some Peace With Her Son’s Death

A few weeks ago I was reading a story on Facebook about Scattering CJ.  It is a story about a mother in Auburn whose son died April 14, 2010 and her journey to find some peace with what happen. He committed suicide. CJ was only 20.  I was drawn to Hallie Twomey’s story for two reasons. One, losing a child is the last thing any parent should have to endure. Two, her son died the same way my father died when I was 12.

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