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Who are the World’s Best Tippers?

A lot of people work for tips as part of or all of their pay, so it’s good to know who the World’s best tippers are. Trip Advisor conducted a survey across eight countries and 9,000 travelers to find out which country had the biggest tippers.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Drop Slightly

The summer travel season is under way, and there is some good news for Maine motorists, as gas prices in the state dropped by slightly more than a penny this week. That's according to the gas monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, which surveys more than 1,200 gas stations in the state.

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Coffee-Mate Introduces Girl Scout Cookie Flavored Creamers

Coffee -Mate creamer has gone in partnership with the Girl Scouts to introduce two new flavors.  Nestle has announced the new flavors of creamer featuring the taste of Girl Scout cookies Thin Mints and Samoas.

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Stetson Wind Farm Maine

New England’s Largest Wind Farm Proposed For Somerset And Piscataquis Counties

A 62-turbine wind farm has been proposed by Boston-based First Wind, if approved, this would be New England's largest wind farm. The proposed wind farm, dubbed the 'Bingham Wind Project', would have a generating capacity of 186 megawatts with the capacity to power 75,000 homes.

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Maine Gas Prices Up Slighly

The summer driving season is officially underway and gas prices in Maine are starting to rise. According to the gas price monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, the cost of a gallon of gas in Maine rose this past week by just over one cent to $3.57.

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Getty Images, photo by Jason Merritt

The Paula Deen Museum in the Works for Albany, Georgia

Paula Deen, the T.V cook with her southern comfort food, may have a childhood home in Albany, Georgia, turned into a museum. Paula’s first husband, Jimmy Deen, and businesswoman B.J Fletcher have the idea to create a museum to celebrate Deen’s type of cooking.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Three Cents Per Gallon Higher This Week

As the thermometer starts to rise, so do the gasoline prices in Maine and across the country. The price-Monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com reports that the average cost for a gallon of gas in Maine went up more than three cents this week to $3.54.

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Getty Images, photo by Ethan Miller

Highest Paid Athletes in 2013

The list of the highest paid athletes is out and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is at the top of the list again in 2013. Mayweather made $90 million, amazingly all from his paydays as a fighter and $0 from endorsements. Most athletes depend on endorsements to supplement their (already) million dollar contracts. Take the second highest paid, LeBron James; he made $56,545,000 in 2013, $17,545,000  in salary and $39 million in endorsements.

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Maine Tax Reform Plan: A Quick Breakdown

The Maine tax code could be drastically overhauled if LD 1496 gets passed by the Maine Legislature and signed by Governor LePage. The plan is estimated to raise between $150 to $200 million in new revenue. Here's a quick breakdown of what the bill would do.

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Job Fair Tomorrow At Wilton Career Center

There will be a job fair Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until noon at the Wilton Career Center at its office at 865 U.S.Route 2E in Wilton. More than a dozen of employers will be seeking to fill open positions.

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