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-Congressman John Barrow is sponsoring a job fair on Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm at the Bernie Ward Community Center. Read more
-The Georgia Department of Labor's Augusta Career Center will sponsor a job expo Thursday, October 20th. It will be held from 9 am to 12 noon at the career center, located at 601 Greene St. in Augusta.
-Coming up Monday: Listen to win tickets to Courageous and a frameable copy of "The Resolution" from the movie with the Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40. Also, Sunday is National Bosses Day, so on Monday, we'll give you a chance to brag on your boss.
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-The "Slow Family" movement is encouraging families to not get tied down in so many activities outside of the home, but instead, to do more things together as a family and with other families. What activites provide quality time for your family? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.
-The Georgia-Carolina State Fair opens in Augusta this weekend, and one group is attempting to break a world's record there with bumper cars. Read more
-A listener called this morning to ask if the Rachael Lampa that is a contestant on NBC's The Sing Off is the same Rachael Lampa that we've been playing on the radio for years. The answer is yes! Read more
-Coming up Friday: Sylvia Wayfer from the Families Matter Most Foundation will be with us at 6:10 to talk about her attempt to break a world's record at the fair this weekend. Bob Waliszewski of Focus on the Family joins us at 7:10 with a family-friendly perspective on the weekend's new movies.
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-The average Augustan has over $26,000 in non-mortgage related debt, according to a report released from Experian. Missed payments and maxed-out credit put us in sixth place nationally for places with the worst credit score. Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University can help you get out of debt. Click here to find a local class.
-Barbara Flowers of Martinez shared her quick and easy recipe for Ugly Dip in Simple Cooking this morning. Don't let the name scare you - she says it is delicious! The recipe is in the post below this one.
Christian College Fair happening on Thursday at 6:30 PM at Warren Baptist Church. Listen: Part 1 Part 2
-Coming up Thursday: Listen for your chance to win tickets to 88.3 WAFJ Family Fun Day at Kackleberry Farm in Louisville.
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2 blocks cream cheese
1 stick butter
1 can white shoepeg corn, drained
2-3 fresh jalepenos chopped fine
Mix all ingredients in microwave bowl and heat for 2 minutes. Stir. Heat additional 30 second increments until melted. Serve with Tostitos chips (great with lime ones).
Submitted by Barbara Flowers of Martinez. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.
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-Patrick Robertson of Brooklet was inducted as the newest member of Cleve's Coffee Club. The 88.3 WAFJ he will receive becomes the 101st coffee mug in his collection! If you'd like to join him in the club, click here to apply.
-John's wife, Amy, took a curtain they were no longer using and used it to recover the seats of their kitchen chairs. So, this morning, we talked about old items around your house that you've turned into something new. Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.
-An Iranian pastor is still alive, despite a death sentence for not renouncing his Christian faith. He needs our prayers. Read more
-Coming up Wednesday: Clare Bethune from Augusta Christian Schools joins us at 7:10 to talk about the Christian College Fair on Thursday night at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta. Barbara Flowers of Martinez shares a tailgating favorite, Ugly Dip, in Simple Cooking with John and Cleve at 8:10.
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-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: Forget using your cell phone to make calls! A survey found something else is the most common use for a cell phone. What is it?
A: Checking the time
-Kimberly Norton of Williston correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Dial Bar Soap (3 pack). CVS has it on sale through Saturday (10/15) for $1.88 with your Extra Care Card. You'll get $1.00 back in Extra Bucks, so it's like getting the soap for $.88 plus tax!
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