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Where Have All the Tim Horton’s Gone?

I read in the newspaper yesterday that the Tim Horton's in Lewiston just up and closed. No one knew it was coming. THEN, I heard the store in Skowhegan closed as well. One in Portland that also housed a Cold Stone Creamery closed in November.

NOW, I hear the one in Augusta on Bangor Street closed yesterday!!

What's going on? I haven't heard about any of this!

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Adam Levine and Anderson
Photo by Sharon Buck

Fun Things Inside Kmart While You’re Christmas Shopping!

Chad and I took Anderson and Bradley Christmas shopping for the kids our bands adopted during the Salvation Army Christmas Castle this past Tuesday. We decided to head to Kmart because they were having really good deals!

Little did we know we could have fun INSIDE Kmart with other things...

Check out what we found!

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Milk Prices Could Soar In 2014

Milk prices might be giving consumer some major sticker shock in 2014. Congress needs to pass a farm bill by January or milk prices could jump to $7 a gallon.

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Andrew Kelly, Getty Images
Andrew Kelly, Getty Images

No Thanksgiving Day Shopping In Maine

With the prime shopping for Christmas starting late this season, many retailers are starting 'Black Friday' sales on Thanksgiving Day and not on Friday. However, that will not be the case in Maine.

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Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle
Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

Bring In Your Parents to Work

LinkedIn is a professional networking site and they have come up with a new idea, ‘Bring In Your Parents Day’. It happened on November 7th and countries around the world participated.  This is a day designed to have employees bring their parents to work with them in order for them to see exactly what is their kids do.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Road to Walmart in Waterville Under Construction

If you plan on being in Waterville today, be aware of a little construction going on from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. If you want to eat at Cappza's Pizza, get your game on at Game Stop, pick up that little box of hair color at Sally's Beauty Supplies, more salt for your water softener at Home Depot or do your banking at Bangor Savings Bank, you might have a little bit of a wait.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images
William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

Maine Heating Fuel Prices Holding Steady

The nights are growing colder and longer, but Mainers aren't seeing a huge seasonal spike in heating oil prices.

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Sharon Dunkin Donuts
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Got A Dunkin Donuts Surprise!

While getting ready for the B98.5 'Tanks'giving Food Drive, we all have to make sure we are bundled up! You need to be dressed nice and warm for the cold morning hours when standing in front of the groceries stores.

I dug out my purple Columbia jacket, my hat, gloves and winter boots. I also found the hand warmers I can stick in my boots to keep my feet warm!

But what I DIDN'T expect to find what THIS!

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Getty Images, photo by David Becker
Getty Images, photo by David Becker

National Parks in Need of Repair but Money is Being Wasted

We were all upset during the government shutdown that the National Parks were closed and it was right to be upset. But a new report from Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn on National Parks wasting money is even more upsetting.  Many parks are in need of repair with a maintenance backlog of $2 billion.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Fall For 8th Straight Week

Gas prices in Maine have dropped for the eight consecutive week. According to the price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine is now $3.44 a gallon. That is down two cents from last week, but is still 14 cents higher than the national average.

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