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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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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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