Friday, February 10th

-Mandisa joined us this morning to talk about her weight loss, preparing for the Grammy's and the upcoming Girls Night Live. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-The recent attempted abduction of a 7 year old Georgia girl is a reminder for parents to talk to their kids about how to deal with strangers. Read more

-Talk about hard to believe! Kodak will stop making cameras. Read more

-Bob Waliszewski joined us from Focus on the Family's Plugged In Movie Review. He gave The Vow a 3 out of 5 for family-friendliness, but Journey 2: The Mysterious Island received a much heftier 4.5 out of 5.

-Coming up Monday: You'll have a chance to win tickets to a kid-friendly show with family band Laughing Pizza, featured on PBS, on February 26th at the Kroc Center. Listen to win with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.

Thursday, February 9th

-This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia. News 12 Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler joined us this morning to talk about how your family can be prepared. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Help our soldiers in Afghanistan by providing them with hand and toe warmers. Read more

-Make sure your kid can't reach your television because it could be deadly. Read more

-TLC's Extreme Couponing is looking for people who know how to save at the grocery store. Read more

-The Augusta Riverhawks return home Friday night at 7:35 after almost a month on the road. They'll host the Fayetteville FireAnts. The Riverhawks are the top-ranked team in the Southern Professional Hockey League.

-Coming up Friday: At 7:10 am, Bob Waliszewski from the Plugged In Movie Review gives us the family-friendly perspective on The Vow and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

Wednesday, February 8th

-Too much bread means too much sodium which could mean high blood pressure. Read more about this surprising finding.

-After a court battle, the South Carolina "I Believe" tag is a reality. Read more

-Denise Hicks of Clearwater shared her quick and easy recipe for the World's Best Chicken this morning in Simple Cooking with John and Cleve. The recipe is in the post below this one.

-Jason Roy, lead singer for Building 429, joined us this morning. They'll be at Winter Jam tomorrow night at the James Brown Arena. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Thursday: News 12 Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler joins us at 7:10 am  to talk about how your family can be prepared for severe weather.

Simple Cooking - World's Best Chicken

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
Salt pepper
Shredded Cheese
Rice (optional)

Spray casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and place in baking dish. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. In separate bowl combine cream of mushroom soup and soy sauce. Spread mixture over top of chicken. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes at 425 degrees. Uncover, stir, and continue cooking for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Can also be served over white rice if desired.

Submitted by Denise Hicks of Clearwater. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to and include your daytime phone number. You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Tuesday, February 7th

-MAU Job Fair on Wednesday: Read more

-Our afternoon meteorologist, Shane Butler, from News 12 likes to wiggle! Watch the video

-Nick Hall of Graniteville is the newest member of Cleve's Coffee Club. If you'd like to be a part of this special fellowship of coffee drinkers, sign up to be considered here.

-The Associated Press did a great story on 88.3 WAFJ artist Jamie Grace, her Grammy nomination and her battle with Tourette's Syndrome. Read more

-John saved $30 over the weekend because of a coupon he was able to find on his smartphone while in the store. If you own one, what does your smartphone do that impresses you? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-The Family Y is offering a health presentation this week for the public and Team Lean members called Keep Your Head in the Game. Do you realize the way you think and how you see yourself affects your overall health and success with losing weight? Attend during one of these dates/times: Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm - Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road, Augusta; Wednesday, Noon-1 pm - Aiken Regional Hospital, 302 University Parkway, Aiken; Thursday, Noon - 1 pm - Richmond County Board of Education, 870 Broad Street, Augusta.

-Coming up Wednesday: Jason Roy, lead singer of Building 429, joins us at 7:40 in advance on their appearance at Winter Jam on Thursday. You'll have one final chance to win tickets to a special lunch concert with the band on Thursday. Also, Denise Hicks shares the World's Best Chicken in Simple Cooking with John and Cleve at 8:10.

Monday, February 6th

-Monday Morning Mindbender
 Super Bowl weekend is the slowest time of the year for having one of these. What is it?
A: A wedding

-Cheapie of the Week
Yajaira Vigil of Augusta correctly guessed that it is Halls Cough Drops. CVS has them on sale through Saturday (2/11) for $1.50 a bag with your Extra Care Card. Use the printable $1 off 2 coupon to get two bags for $1 each.

-Augusta has a local connection to the New York Giants, who won the Super Bowl last night. Read more

-If you missed a Super Bowl commercial, click here.

-Dr. Greg Smalley from Focus on the Family joined us this morning to talk about a date night webcast he'll be speaking on in Aiken this Friday. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Tuesday: Cleve welcomes a new member to his Coffee Club at 6:50 AM. Forget cups, this guy drinks by the pot! Also, what does your smartphone do that impresses you? We'll talk about it at 7:10 AM.