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Extremely Generous Donation for ‘Tanks’giving

When we go out each day with the Maine Army National Guard and stand out front of supermarkets, we treat everyone the same. We ask everyone to make a donation of non-perishable food items and/or cash for the Salvation Army and local area food banks. You never know what might happen.

Well, something incredible started off our 3rd day of 'Tanks'giving.

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Sharon in Box

B98.5′s 14th Annual ‘Tanks’giving Food Drive – Day 3 [Video + Photos]

It's Day 3 of B98.5′s 14th annual “Tanks”giving Food Drive, running through Friday (November 8th,) at the tank on top of the hill at Camp Keyes, just off Western Avenue in Augusta.

The Morning Buzz's Randy McCoy is still manning the tent up by the tank, taking all of your donations.

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‘Tanks’Giving Made WABI-TV Last Night

When I knew that 'Tanks'giving was coming up, I wanted to make sure the entire state of Maine was able to know about it. Our station reaches 160,000 in our listening area and everyone has been spreading the word around and tuning in to see how our food drive is going.

Well, I decided to make a few more phone calls.

And the good people at WABI-TV Channel 5 were able to answer my call!

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mike lead

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Michael Theriault

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by the O'Connor Auto Park.

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Mystery Lady
Photo by Randy McCoy

The ‘Tanks’giving’ Mystery Lady Strikes Again!


That's the Mystery Lady!

She comes around for 1 week a year and spreads her Dunkin Donuts cheer with Randy while he is at the tank for 'Tanks'giving. But....


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Rockettes in training
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One Inspiring Woman: One Special Dancer

On Sunday, I was going through Facebook and not many of my friends had seen this but it really touched me.

I wanted to share this with you.

If anyone of you knows a dancer, whether it be a tiny ballerina or a teacher of all that is tap, jazz and hip hop...then this is the story for you.

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Election Day in Maine: Find Your Info On Where To Vote

Today is election in day in Maine.  There are five bond issues for voters, so those will be on everyone’s ballots.  If you community has any local races or issues you will find those on your ballot as well.  Not sure where you need to go to vote? Find your location here.  According to what I was reading at,  you are not registered to vote as of Election Day, you can register on Election Day and voteYou must register in person and must show ID and proof of where you live, but you can do it.  

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Renee and her thumbs

‘Kennebec Valley YMCA Lose It With The Y’ Starts Monday-You Will Love It!

I am kinda bumming I am not able to do it this round. But YOU still can get in. The Kennebec Valley YMCA has their next round of ‘Lose It With The Y’ that starts Monday November 4th with a initial meeting from 5-6pm their Alfond Gymnasium at the Augusta campus of the KVYMCA . Not a KVYMCA member, you can still take part!!  Being part of the team gets you full KVYMCA access.!

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

B98.5, Maine Army National Guard Tanksgiving Food Drive, November 4-8

As we get ready to start our 14th annual Tanksgiving food drive there are some alarming facts about hunger in Maine. Ten years ago 9 percent of the state’s population, about 53,000, didn’t have enough food to put on their table. That number has jumped to 15 percent today, or 132,000 Mainer’s.

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Deer B & W
Photo by Rick Turcotte

Maine Deer Hunting Season Starts Nov. 2!

You've been waiting all year for this! This week, you've been cleaning your gun, finding your heat packets for your boots and hands, siting your rifle, heading to Hussey's to buy ammunition, dousing things with 'deer in heat' scents...

You're a hunter.

And proud of it!

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