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Getty Images, photo by Jessica Hromas
Getty Images, photo by Jessica Hromas

A Little History of Daylight Saving and Standard Time

We go from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time this Sunday which means we set the clocks back an hour. The idea of daylight saving goes back to Ben Franklin in 1784 but the Daylight Saving Time we have now began during WWll when President Franklin Roosevelt instituted a year-round Daylight Saving Time known as ‘War Time’.

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Boston Red Sox fans
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Alfond Youth Center Celebrates Red Sox Nation and Game 6 of the World Series

I was notified yesterday that the children part of the after school program wanted to tell the world about their love for the Boston Red Sox.

How?

By singing the Neil Diamond hit 'Sweet Caroline' at the tops of their lungs!

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Edison
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Who Knew These Inventions Were, Well, Invented!

I was strolling the internet the other day and found a cool article. It was about things that have been invented that, basically, no one know about.

Until now!

Take a look at this! And are they useful!!

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Mercy Watson Book
Photo by Sharon Buck

Author Chris van Dusen in Maine

If your child has ever brought home a Mercy Watson book, then you know who I'm talking about!

A Portland born author, Chris van Dusen has visited many schools. He visited Benton Elementary last year, much to Anderson's delight! Tuesday, he was in Auburn at Jayden and Bradley's school and Jayden was so excited! Why? Well, here's why!

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Michael Jackson's first solo concert
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Ohio State Buckeyes Do Michael Jackson: UNBELIEVABLE!

The marching band for Ohio State is known for its precision and incredible formations.

But you have to see this to believe it!

They make Michael Jackson come to life! SERIOUSLY!

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School Teachers Allowed to Carry Guns
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East Texas School Teachers Now Carrying Loaded Weapons [POLL]

Starting today, some employees of the Huntington Independent School District in Lufkin, Texas will be carrying loaded weapons on campus.

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Beach Anderson
Photo by Sharon Buck

Anderson’s Act of Kindness Rewarded

Yesterday, we went shopping at Walmart in Waterville to get just a few things. This was around 4:45. The parking lot was light in cars so we thought we would have a quick trip in and out.

That was not the case.

Unfortunately, a trip that would have taken a half hour took an hour and and 45 minutes! BUT...there is something wonderful that happened while in line. Something that made the trip all worth while.

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Story Anderson
Photo by Sharon Buck

Stories Written at Sharon’s Home

The kids are really going to town on their story books. They get more and more creative with each one.

I will decipher them for you because, well, Jayden is only 6 and Anderson is 7. They have come along way with their spelling! Just a year ago, Jayden could barely read so for her to be writing these stories is quite remarkable!

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B98.5 Teacher of the Month Lindsay Mahoney of Messalonskee Middle School (center) with The Morning Buzz's Randy McCoy and Sharon Buck.
B98.5 Teacher of the Month Lindsay Mahoney of Messalonskee Middle School (center) with The Morning Buzz's Randy McCoy and Sharon Buck.

Saluting B98.5′s Teacher Of The Month – Lindsay Mahoney of Messalonskee 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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Money
Photo by Sharon Buck

And If Things Weren’t Bad Enough…School Funds Were Stolen!

With all the bad news of government shutdowns and no jobs...this just put the icing on the cake!

The Winslow High School Wrestling Team had its money STOLEN!

Oh no!

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