-Governor Deal was set to unveil the new Georgia license plate today, but some controversy has delayed the announcement. Read more
-Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewski of Focus on the Family, gave the new Winnie the Pooh movie a perfect score for family-friendliness. For reviews of any movie in theaters, check out http://www.pluggedin.com/.
-You can help needy students in Aiken County tomorrow by stuffing a bus with school supplies. Read more
-Coming up Monday: You could win the new greatest hits CD from Point of Grace, along with an 88.3 WAFJ t-shirt, with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.
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-The Donate for Life Blood Drive is going on at UPS in Aiken until 7 PM tonight. The summer blood supply is low and every blood type is needed. More details
-Ashley told us on Facebook that she loved hearing her 10 year sing "What Faith Can Do" by Kutless while he was in the shower. Which 88.3 WAFJ song is your "sing-along song" - the one that you can't get out of your head? You can join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.
-The new Winnie the Pooh movie opens on Friday and early reviews sound good. Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewski, offers his take on it tomorrow at 7:10 AM. FYI - Cleve once played Eeyore in a high school musical.
-Starting January 1st, you will no longer be able to buy an American classic at your local bank - the savings bond. Read more
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-With great sales on school supplies going on right now, it is a good time to stock up on items that you can pack in an Operation Christmas Child shoebox later this fall. This gift helps a child living in poverty in another country. Click here to learn more about.
-The HTC Status is the smartphone your kids may be asking for because it has a dedicated Facebook button on the keyboard. Read more
-Amanda Tanner of Martinez shared her quick and easy Philly Cheese Steak recipe on Simple Cooking with John and Cleve this morning. You'll find it in the post below this one.
-You can save a life on Thursday between 9 AM and 7 PM at the Donate for Life Blood Drive in Aiken. More details
-Netflix is increasing the price of some subscription plans. (Read more) John suggests that if you want to watch movies at a much cheaper price, do an online search for "Redbox coupon code" and you can find free movie codes for the Redbox movie kiosks.
-Coming up Thursday: We'll find out why Cleve is hearing voices and what's disappearing from banks by the end of the year.
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Deli sliced Roast Beef (about 3 oz per person)
Light laughing cow cheese wedges (1 per 3 oz serving)
Onions, peppers - optional
Hot Dog Bun
Non-stick cooking spray
Spray a pan with non-stick cooking spray and saute any vegetables you add until tender. Add Roast beef and saute about 2 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Add laughing cow cheese wedge and melt...mixing it with the roast beef and veggies. Saute about 3 minutes. Serve on a hot dog bun.
Submitted by Amanda Tanner 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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-Wesley Mitchum of Graniteville was inducted into Cleve's Coffee Club this morning. If you'd like to be a part of this special fellowship of coffee drinkers, sign up here to be considered.
-Christian Lopez, a baseball fan, caught Derek Jeter's 3000th hit and gave it back to him, a ball worth at least $250,000. He thought Jeter deserved to keep it, rather than Christian profiting from it. When have you been the recipient of or witnessed a selfless act? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.
-Coming up Wednesday: Find out which one of our artists gave the shuttle Atlantis astronauts a wake-up call this morning. We'll share highlights of VBS Express at Freedom Bible Church in Evans at 7:40 AM. Amanda Tanner of Martinez shares her quick and easy Philly Cheese Steak recipe in Simple Cooking at 8:10 AM.
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Q: It's always a good idea to wear sunscreen outdoors, but eating which food can supposedly give you 25% more protection against sunburn?
-Welcome home to the soldiers from Graniteville's 1221st Engineer Clearance Company after a year-long stay in Afghanistan! Read more
-Brian Crump of Hephzibah correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Infusium 23 Shampoo. Walgreens has it on sale through Saturday (7/16) for $5.99 a bottle. There is a $1 off coupon you can use from Sunday's newspaper, plus you get $4 back in Walgreens Register Rewards to use on a future purchase. So, it's like getting the shampoo for $.99 plus tax!
-Coming up Tuesday: We'll meet the latest member of Cleve's Coffee Club at 6:50 AM. Also, you may have heard about the baseball fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3000th hit and gave it back, a ball worth $250,000. We'll talk about selfless acts that you have been a recipient of or witnessed at 7:10 AM.
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