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We Eat 2 Pounds of Bugs a Year Without Knowing It

The U.N. recently released a report saying the world’s population should eat more bugs, it would solve the world food shortage and there are benefits from eating them. Well, guess what, we are already eating bugs in most food we consume. Not always whole bugs, but bits and pieces, heads, legs, bodies and sometimes whole bugs.

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Photo from Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Mainers Offer to Provide Lunches To Children Denied at Old Town School

News of a middle school student being denied school lunch at J.A. Leonard Middle School this week because a parent owed money on the account, has Mainers offering to solve the problem.

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Getty Images, photo by Henry S. Dziekn lll

Keith Richards owes Library $30,000 for Past Due Books

Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones recently said when he was a child he loved to hang out at the local library and read, which is all well and good; the only problem is he checked out books, but never returned them. A receptionist at the Dartford Library said going back 50 years to find out how much he would owe is tough.

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Stephen Hawking
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Stephen Hawking Says Life on Earth Will Not Last Another 1,000 Years

British physicist Stephen Hawking says human life will not survive another 1,000 years on planet Earth. As a guest speaker at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Hawking said future exploration of space is needed if mankind wants to survive. He called Earth a fragile planet and NASA’s role in finding a habitable planet is crucial.

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Lewiston School Board Approves School Budget

The Lewiston School Committee voted unanimously Monday night on the school budget that would increase property taxes 5.4 percent. That would translate for a home valued at $150,000 in Lewiston to a tax increase of $72.

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What Are the Best Cities for 2013 College Graduates?

After getting their diplomas, a lot of college graduates decide to head to the big city to try and make it big.

The question that arises, though, is which city is the right one?

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Take The 10,000 Step Challenge!

We are all looking for ways to get in shape and one of the easiest things you can do to start your way to fitness is WALK.

Doctors will tell you that. Physical activity is a vital part of losing weight. And here is one way you can "Step up to the plate"!

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Maine Middle Schoolers To Get iPads?

Maine was first in the nation to supply each each Maine seventh and eighth grader with an Apple MacBook laptop. Now the state is negotiating five options for its next Maine Learning Technology Initiative contract. Two new options include computer tablets for the first time.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Anderson Started Karate At The Alfond Youth Center

My baby's a little fighting machine!!

Not really.

What karate DOES teach is discipline, patience and defense. Something I think all kids should know! And he's doing it all at the Alfond Youth Center in Waterville!

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Cat in the Hat
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon And Anderson Read ‘Green Eggs And Ham’

NOTHING is better than reading with your child before bedtime. We do it every night. Sometimes, it's the same book 5 days in a row because he loves it and laughs each time you get to a certain part.

And sometimes, it's a classic!

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