Dear Sun Spots: How can I get a tape of the segment on smoking that was on “Today” on Jan. 29, 2009? – No Name, No Town.

Answer: The “Today” show recently kicked off a new series of segments called “Today Calls It Quits,” an anti-smoking and awareness campaign. The first segment aired on Jan. 29 with NBC News’ chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman.

According to the Web site, to obtain a transcript of the program, call Burrelle’s Transcripts at 1-800-777-TEXT. Transcripts are available for programs from 1990 to present.

To request a video copy of a segment (complete programs are not available) for personal use, call 212-329-5615. NBC News segments are available for 50 days from date of broadcast. After 50 days, segments are no longer available.

Dear Sun Spots: Turner Elementary School is now collecting Campbell Soup labels to help raise money for our school. If you have any you would like to donate please mail them to Laurie Labbe, 5 Brookfield Est., Turner, ME 04282. – Laurie Labbe, Turner.


Dear Sun Spots: Your column has been so helpful! The Poland PTSA would like to invite people who do home sales to our annual MidKnight Market from 9 to 3 p.m. March 28 at the Whittier Middle School, Route 26, in Poland. We are looking for crafters, vendors or consultants who would like a space to show their products. Please call Michelle at 998-4013. – Michelle, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Anyone interested in donating a Wii Game for our residents please call 784-3573, ext. 134. – Clover Health Care, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: There is a lady in Auburn who collects old buttons. I would suggest that she come to Norway and visit the Alpha and Omega Thrift Shop as they have a huge bucket of old buttons. Also many nice items. Their hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Happy shopping. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: I recently switched meters to test my blood and have unexpired test strips for a Contour meter to give away. Call 754-7727 for a time to pick them up. I also have wool sweaters for the lady who makes mittens. Thank you. – No Name, Lewiston.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.