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Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Rules for a classroom

Kids Write The Darnedest Things

Every child at some point in their life will say something that leaves you wishing you had caught it on tape.  The moment is gone...forever.  But, we've all come across something that our young pip squeaks have written.  Whether it is the spelling or just the overall general message, it causes quite a roar of laughter.  Because it's on paper, it means we can save it for a lifetime.  Those moments of blackmail, when they bring their first boyfriend or girlfriend to the house.  But it's too cute not to share.

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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David McNew, Getty Images

Standing at Work May Be Bad For You

Study after study has told us how bad it is to spend our workdays sitting. New research indicates 'standing' may be just as bad. Plant workers, who stand at least 75% of the day, were studied.

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Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

U.S. Wins Math Olympiad for First Time in 21 years

This week, the top-ranked math students from high schools around the country went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Dictionary

Masturdating, Dudevorce, Bedgasm & Other New Words To Add To Your Urban Vocabulary! [VIDEO]

New words are constantly added to the Urban Dictionary.  Some are a little nuts and some make me wonder how I lived my entire life with out that FANTABULOUS word!  Ya know, the annoying ones like: Whatevs or Totes Adorbs.  But then the one I love: Hangry - to be so hungry that it makes you angry.  We've all been hangry. 

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Don’t Just Think About Going To College – Make It Happen [VIDEO]

Monique Roy, the transitions coordinator from Adult and Community Education, was on the Morning Buzz today.  We were talking about a class coming up in June that will help prepare people for college.  Whether they are just graduating or it's been 30 years and they want to go back to school, this class will prepare you for all you need to know. 

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Photo by Steve Eason of Getty Images

Lewiston Schools Will Offer Free Meals To All Students

Beginning next fall, all students in Lewiston will get breakfast and lunch at school for free, regardless of how much their parents earn, courtesy of the federal government.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

U.S. News & World Report’s List Of Best High Schools Include Many Maine Schools

U.S News & World Report came up with their list of best high schools in the country and seventeen schools in Maine made the list.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Teachers Homework Assignment Goes Viral

A teacher in Denver, Colorado had a homework assignment for her third grade class when she wanted students to write down things ‘I wish my teacher knew’. She was surprised by the answers she received.

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