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Andy Capwell Taking On His Tax Return

They say you never forget how to ride a bike, and that you never forget your first love. Then why does it seem I always forget how to do my taxes every year? I finally made my way to the Federal Building right down the street from the radio station, and grabbed as many tax booklets and forms as I could. I knew that I'd make some mistakes and I am never sure which form I'll need to use!

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FBI
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The FBI Raides the Scooter Store Headquarters in Texas for Medicare Fraud

The FBI raided the Scooter Store headquarters in Texas as the company is under investigation for illegally making hundreds of millions of dollars off the federal government and Medicare. Workers were told to leave the building immediately, but some were called back for interviews and most employees didn’t have any idea what was going on, they were handed a flyer telling them to contact the FBI for further information.

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Franklin County Chamber Of Commerce New Home In Walmart

The grand opening was held yesterday for the new home for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce in its new office in front of the Walmart store in Farmington. Walmart manager Greg Patterson told the Lewsiton Sun-Journal that he approached the corporation's home office last year with the idea of renting the small office space, accessible only from outside the store, to the chamber.

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Sequestration Could Mean Hundreds Of Job Cuts At BIW

The sequestration date of March 1st is just a week away with no signs from Washington of a deal being made. If no deal is reached that would mean $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. According to the Bangor Daily News, BIW President Jeffrey Geiger said in a press conference on Thursday,

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TSA
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TSA Claims $531,000 in Left Behind Change

The TSA or Transportation Security Administration, the agency that runs the security checkpoints at airports; announced that in 2012 airline passengers left behind $531,000 in change, at those checkpoints.

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Luke Bryan
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Country Star Luke Bryan is a New Spokesman for Cabela’s Outfitters

Country star Luke Bryan is featured in a 30-second commercial for Cabela’s called ‘In My Nature’.

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Cianbro Manager: East-West Highway Is ‘Going To Happen’

Darryl Brown of Cianbro Construction Company was speaking recently at the Franklin County Chamber Of Commerce business breakfast at the University Of Maine at Farmington. According to the Lewiston Sun-Journal, Brown told the audience that the Maine east-west highway has 'been talked about since 1937, but it's going to happen.'

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Rumford, ME
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Rumford NewPage Paper Mill Laying Off Workers

Officials at the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford announced yesterday that about 45 workers will be laid off. The layoffs will begin at the end of the month and continue through April.

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Darren McCollester/ Getty Images

Last Year’s Mild Winter Hurting Those Who Receive Heating Assistance

Last year was a mild winter, this winter has been colder and has seen much more snow. This in turn has meant spending more to heat our homes. Families in central Maine that rely on heating assistance are receiving less assistance than last year, due in part to, the mild winter we had last year.

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Airline Terminal
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Men and Women Fly Differently and Airlines are Taking Notice

More and more women are traveling for business reason these days and airlines are beginning to see a difference in the flying habits of men and women. Men still outnumber women as a customer base for airlines, but the gap is closing

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