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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Words You May Not Know and What They Mean

Everything has a name or a word associated with it. You may not know the name or may call it something else, but all things have a legitimate name assigned to it. Taking a look at some you probably don’t know (I know I didn’t) but there may a few you have heard before.

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B98.5 Teacher of the Month: Congratulations Ms. Ashley Stowe

Congratulations Ms. Ashley Stowe from Lincoln Elementary School in Augusta.  She is our new Bee Teacher of the Month!  Ms. Stowe won a trophy from Yankee Trophy of Benton and also a $50 gift certificate from the China Dine-ah!

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Website

The Maine Center for Disease Control has launched a new website focused on the Ebola virus. Dr. Sheila Pinette of the CDC says the hope is that the site will educate Mainers about the virus and allay some fears.

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Nominate A Teacher Of The Month!

It is that time again, we will be selecting a Teacher of the Month.  Congratulations to our current teacher, Mrs. Rachel Roberge from St. John Catholic School in Winslow.  Somebody nominated her and then she was selected.  Very easy and it's always nice to be recognized for your hard word.  Teachers play such important roles in the lives of our children.

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Help A Maine School Get A $100,000 Grant [VIDEO]

A principal at a Portland High School is in the running to win a major grant for his school, and you can help!

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Alouette, French to English Translation

Recently, I was thinking about the French nursery rhyme Alouette and how I learned it as child and how it is still used today to teach kids the French Language. It got me wondering what the translation from French to English was for the song

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Courtesy StopBullying.gov
Courtesy StopBullying.gov

Stop Bullying. Seriously. Just Stop

With school starting to get under way, I wanted to take a moment and remind everybody to talk to your kids about bullying.  I know what it feels like to be bullied and I would hate for anyone else to feel this way. 

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Annie Tritt - Getty Images

Warning. Math Lesson Ahead

It never ceases to amaze me when I'm paying for something and the cashier can't seem to figure out how to give me change back.  If you are 13 years old or older, there is no reason why you shouldn't be able to count back change. 

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Lynn & Queeg

When You Meet a Blind Person…

For those who do not know me, my mother is blind.  She is an amazing person who is going to college full-time and most recently climbed Katahdin with her guide dog, Libby.

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Win McNamee, Getty Images

More Car Accidents in August Than Other Months in the Year

Saturday, August 2, is statistically one of the most dangerous days to drive. August in general and Saturday the most, is the time more accidents happen on U.S roadways. There are 800 more traffic deaths in Augusta as compared to January.

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