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America Spends $70 Billion a Year on the Lottery

The dream of winning big bucks in the lottery keeps us going back time after time buying a  ticket. When the jackpot really gets high, more people tend to buy lottery tickets.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Nixie, The Drone That Takes Selfies

So, you like to take selfies, of course you do, in fact, you ‘love’ taking selfies. Students at UC Berkley have made it easier to photograph you, with ‘Nixie’ the drone.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply Again This Week

Gas prices sure seem to go up faster than they come down, case in point, gas prices in Maine went up another eight cents per gallon this past week. That's according to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

More Americans Are Spending At Least Half Their Pay On Housing

I moved to Augusta in July 2005 and my mortgage will be paid off in July. However, I live in a mobile home park and just got a notice that my lot fee will be going up $20 a month starting in June. The high costs of rents and housing are taking a toll on Americans.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply This Week

Gas prices in Maine and nationwide were much higher this past week. In Maine, the statewide average is at $2.53 a gallon, that's up from $2.47 a gallon from last week.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply This Week

Gas prices in Maine were up eight cents a gallon this past week for a statewide average of $2.47 a gallon, that's according to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com.

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Joerg Koch, Getty Images

More Money Being Spent at Restaurants Than Grocery Stores

For the first time ‘ever’, Americans are spending more money eating out than they are at grocery stores. The reason, experts think, is making something at home may not end up tasting as good when you pay someone else to do it for you.

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Eric Church Getting Into Furniture Business

Country star Eric Church is getting into the furniture business. A new line of furniture called ‘Highway to Home’ will launch in October.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Inch Higher This Week

Maine gas prices this week went up about once cent per gallon. In a week that saw increased prices early in the week and then saw prices drop later in the week, ended up with an average of $2.39 per gallon up one cent from last week.

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Win McNamee, Getty Images

Maine Summer Gas Prices Predicted To Be Lowest In A Decade

Believe it or not, summer is coming to Maine, and Mainers and tourists alike are getting some good news. A recent U.S. Energy Information Administration projection is showing that the national average summer gasoline price at $2.45 a gallon.

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