-Bob Waliszewski joined us from Focus on the Family for his movie reviews. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is the only new release this weekend. Bob says it is a mixed bag, filled with some good and bad. He says to read his review before you go see it at http://www.pluggedin.com/.
-Get fit with your family tomorrow at Let's Walk Augusta. Read more
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-Help hungry kids in Aiken County by stuffing a bus with canned goods tomorrow. Read more
-Coming up Monday: Listen for your chance to win Building 429's new Listen to the Sound CD with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40. Also, graduations are underway and we'll give you a chance to give your best advice to the Class of 2011.
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-We're all looking for the cheapest gas prices, but there is actually a best time to fill up your car. Read more
-Android smartphone users should be wary of surfing the net on public Wi-Fi. Read more
Read more Here's another neat story about his Christian faith. Read more
-Coming up Friday: Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewski from Focus on the Family, joins us at 7:10 to talk about Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Also, Chris August will be with us at 8:10 to talk about life after his Dove Award wins and his new Candy Wrap video.
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-MAU is hosting a job fair today until 4 pm at the Jameson Suites in Augusta. They are hiring for industrial positions around the CSRA. Read more
-There's a move toward self-service in our society, especially in grocery stores, home improvement stores and banks. McDonald's in Europe is even looking at replacing cashiers with kiosks. This morning we talked about businesses that still offer customer service with a personal touch. You can join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.
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-Dana Aune of Martinez provided us with this week's Simple Cooking recipe for Easy Fruit Dessert. Check it out in the post below this one.
-Chris August has a new video featuring his song "The Candy Wrap." Check it out on our homepage at http://www.wafj.com/.
-Coming up Thursday: Cleve is excited about a new health benefit that coffee provides to men. John is thinking about buying a hybrid vehicle and is weighing the pros and cons.
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1 can cherry pie filling (or your favorite flavor)
1 can crushed pineapple in HEAVY syrup
1 box yellow cake mix – NOT PUDDING
2 sticks Margarine melted
½ cup sugar
Mix pie filling and pineapple with ½ cup sugar and put in 9 x 12 dish. Crumble entire box of cake mix on top. Pour melted butter over cake mix.
Cook 350 degrees for 1 hour (it will be browning and bubbling)
Submitted by Dana Aune of Martinez. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a daytime phone number. You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.
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Swamp People. He loves the Cajun accents.
-Speaking of reality shows, we hear that Survivor: Redemption Island ended up being a very faith-filled show. Read more
-Patty Mrogik of Appling is the newest member of Cleve's Coffee Club. Click here to hear why people call her a "coffee snob."
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-If you plan to leave your kids at home alone this summer, you should listen to new advice from local law enforcement. Read more
-Coming up Wednesday: In a world where everything is becoming self-serve, we're asking who still gives customer service with a personal touch? At 7:40, we'll talk to Mike Grayson from Mikeschair who just spent the last week in tornado-ravaged Alabama. Dana Aune of Martinez shares her Easy Fruit Dessert with us during Simple Cooking at 8:10.
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Q: What does the "Q" in Q-Tips stand for?
-Over the last week, we've seen a wave of robberies in places we might not expect in Augusta. Ladies shopping in and around the Augusta Mall mall should be especially wary of a female pickpocket who is on the loose. Read more
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-Mark Melton of Aiken correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Speedstick Stainguard Deodorant. It is on sale at CVS through Saturday (5/21) for $2.99. Use the printable $.50 coupon (registration required), plus you'll get $2 back in Extra Bucks. When all is said and done, it's like getting the deodorant for $.49 plus tax.
-Coming up Tuesday: A self-proclaimed "coffee snob" joins Cleve's Coffee Club at 6:50 AM. Also, John has discovered some birthday freebies that he'll tell you about at 7:10 AM.
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