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Book Given to Children When Fathers Go to Jail

April is Child Abuse Awareness month and witnessing Domestic Violence is considered abuse. Family violence is not something people talk about. It's been a secret in the family until someone is brave enough to speak up and do something to stop it.

And, unfortunately, the children in the family suffer because of it.

But a book has been written to try and HELP those children whose father is taken away.

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Ryan Reed of the China Middle School
Ryan Reed of the China Middle School

Saluting B98.5′s Teacher Of The Month – Ryan Reed of the China Middle School

Once again this school year, we will be presenting "The B98.5 Teacher of the Month" brought to you by: Maine Education Credit Union, serving Maine educators and anyone living or working in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Maine Education Credit Union, where educators and community unite! Maine Education Credit Union, University Drive and South Chestnut St., Augusta.

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Cheyanne Bizier

Winslow High School Student MISSING

Has anyone seen Cheyanne Bizier? She has been missing since yesterday afternoon when she didn't come home from school.

She was last seen by her drama coach at 4:30 when she returned to the school and was asked to call her mother but she never did.

She is 14 years old and a Sophomore at Winslow High School. He mother, Jessica Bizier-Nye, is asking for any information about her daughter.. PLEASE call the Winslow Police Department at 872-5215 with ANY information you might have.

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Anderson Art Show
Photo by Sharon Buck

Benton Elementary School’s Art Show

The children of Benton Elementary had their Art Show last night and, I have to say, the creations were amazing!

Anderson invited me and his grandparents, Daryl and Sylvia, to see his work last night along with Bradley's. Chad and Brad couldn't go because he had baseball practice but we made sure to find his piece, too!

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Which Bird Do YOU Hear Singing? Listen Here!

You wake up in the morning and you hear a bird singing.

Is it a robin? A chickadee? A starling?

Can't figure it out? B98.5 can help you!

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Superman Returns
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Superman Saved Whitefield Elementary School

The children chanted his name:

Louie! Louie! Louie!

And Louie will now be known as Superman! It's not every day ONE MAN saves an ENTIRE school!

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Jayden dance 2
Photo by Sharon Buck

Chad and Jayden’s Night on the Town

She had been talking about it all week. Her teachers knew. Her classmates knew.

She was going to be a princess for one night.

And her dad couldn't wait!

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Scientist Says Wood Chips Can Be Converted into Food

During the winter I burn wood so I was very interested to hear there is a professor from Virginia Tech, Y.H. Percival Zhang, who says he has  developed a process that will convert wood chips into food. Basically he made a giant stomach and mixed in corn stalks, weeds, leaves and grass with different types of enzymes to make food.

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Lassie Lunchbox
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Who Was On YOUR Lunchbox?

As a little girl, I remember getting a peanut and jelly sandwich in my lunchbox. My thermos was always filled with milk.

And I NEVER traded my food!

Mom made a great sandwich.

But what I LOVED about being little was my very own lunch box. I got to pick it out all by myself!

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Darren McCollester, Getty Images
Darren McCollester, Getty Images

Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth Needs Your Votes

 

Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth, is in the running for a national competition that could help their school and Maine's fishing industry.

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