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Renee Nelson

I am the News Director for the Townsquare Media/Augusta-Waterville stations and also the host of our public affairs show, "Issues," Sunday mornings! Make sure you come say "Hi" to me at one of our many live local broadcasts.
F A M E of Maine

FAME is Helping Mainers with Ways to Pay for Education

It is always great to see and talk with someone that is so nice, like Elizabeth Vanderweide.  I first met Elizabeth a few years ago because of the Harold Alfond College Challenge. Personally, I think she has one of the coolest jobs around. She helps people be aware and take advantage of money for secondary education.

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Thin Ice is Starting to be a Concern for Maine Wardens

Spring is getting closer and the Maine Warden Service is warning people that ice conditions across Maine lakes and ponds are becoming dangerous.  Before you head out on the ice, you really should test the thickness using an ice chisel or ice auger and check with locals known thin ice areas.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Flood Potential Evaluations: One More Sign Spring is Near

Flowers are not the only sign winter is nearing its end. You know spring weather is getting closer and closer when officials start to look closely at the level of snow and ice in Maine and its' potential impact on Maine flooding. For me, just a sign of warmer things to come!

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Michael Smith, Getty Images

Lost Skier on Sugarloaf Found Alive + Well

It was a happy ending to the search for a missing teenager on Sugarloaf this week. Maine wardens say a 17-year-old skier who was found alive and well at Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort survived two nights in the wild by building a snow cave for shelter while walking toward the sound of snowmobiles during the day. Clever kid.

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Harold Clements, Getty Images

2000 Canadian Cyclists May Not Make it to Maine for Summer Trip This Year

Two thousand Canadian cyclists who planned to spend a week pedaling around central Maine this summer with a Canadian bike touring group won’t be coming after all. That is unless someone can help out right way with their U.S. customs issues.

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Chaloner Woods, Getty Images

A Proposal for Sabattus Homes to Bear Arms [Updated]

Bear arms, not armed bears.  Sorry, had to go there. A Sabattus man feels there ought to be a law which mandates every Sabattus head of household to own a gun. This is not the first time this idea has been floated. A town outside of Atlanta, Georgia did this years ago and it apparently worked

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Mario Villafuerte,Getty Images

School Lockdown in Norridgewock Over Mistaken Threat

Parents were scared as word spread about a lockdown at Mill Stream Elementary School in Norridgewock, Monday March 4th. Over 100 parents crowded around a police perimeter and waited to hear news from inside the school.

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