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Men’s Health Seminar in Bangor

Doctors from Eastern Maine Medical Center will be talking about men's health at a seminar in Bangor next week. But just because they're talking about men doesn't mean it's exclusive. Women are invited too!

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Randy McCoy
Randy McCoy

Brake Tools for Drum Brakes

This video I put together is about drum brake tools, not necessarily doing the brakes. I see a lot of people struggling with pliers trying to remove the springs from drum brakes when they don’t have to. These tools in this video make removing and replacing the springs very easy.

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Mark Kolbe, Getty Images

Swedish School Considers Banning Homework

Summer vacation means no more school but even more appealing to kids, no more homework. The small town of Hallstahammars, Sweden is considering banning homework completely.  Leena Millberg, the head of schools in the town says government officials are investigating the proposal.

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Photo, University of Maine
Photo, University of Maine

First Woman President Named for University of Maine

For the first time, the University of Maine will be led by a woman. Susan Hunter has been named the new President, replacing Paul Ferguson, who left for a similar position in Indiana.

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Ian Waldie, Getty Images

Pregnancy Tests to be Placed in Alaska’s Bars

Alaska is the state that has the highest rates of fetal alcohol syndrome in the country so they are introducing a new campaign of putting pregnancy test in bar bathrooms. It’s to prevent pregnant women from drinking.

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Joel Raedle, Getty Iamges

B98.5′s Teacher of the Year 2014

B98.5 and Maine Education Credit Union presented our Teacher of the Year award on Tuesday, June 10th. Each month through the school year we choose a teacher of the month and award them with a Trophy and restaurant certificate. All teachers nominated are in the running for teacher of the year.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Jessie White of Maine Graduates College at 99 Years Old

Jessie White, a 99 year old women in Maine, finally graduated from college. She received her diploma from Beal College 75 years after graduating. She said it now completes her life.

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Sharon Buck
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Sharon’s Goodbye, DONATE TODAY

With Friday being my last day, I wanted to go out the way an employee of B98.5 would want to:

By giving back to the community.

I want to help the Pine Tree Camp one last time...but I can't do it without YOUR HELP!

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Enterline Designs Services LLC, Thinkstock

Maine Tops The List Of Best High Schools

Maine tied California as having the best high schools in the United States, according to the percentage of schools receiving the top honors in the yearly ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

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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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