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Summer of 2014 Coolest on Record So Far

I’m sure you have noticed, the summer of 2014 has been the coolest summer on record. Here in Maine we have not seen many days in the 90’s like most summers, it seems the mid 70’s has been the norm. In most of the United States temps have rarely broken the 90 degree mark.

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Michael Smith, Getty Images

Road Melts at Yellowstone National Park

Things are heating up at Yellowstone National Park in two ways. Above normal temperatures above ground with the combination of underground heat from the parks super volcano, have combined to melt a road.

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Eco Images, Getty Images

Amazon Indian Tribe Makes First Contact With Outside World

A group of Indians living in the Amazon rainforest have made contact with the outside world for the first time. The group, believed to be from Peru, made contact with a group of settled Indians on the border of Brazil.

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Spenser Paltt, Getty Images
Spenser Paltt, Getty Images

Florida Couple Floats in Ocean 13 Hours Rescued

A couple in Florida had to tread water in the ocean for 13 hours after they fell off the back of their boat. Sean McGovern of Key Largo and Mellisa Morris visiting from Texas were off the coast of Key Largo when the fell off the back of their boat. The boat was in gear and just kept motoring away.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Bachelor Party Discovers Dinosaur Skull

A bachelor party out to have a good time before their friend got married made an ancient fossil discovery by mistake. Most bachelor parties don’t go driving through Elephant Butte State Park in New Mexico, but Antonio Gradillas and friends did and what a discovery.

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Handout, Getty Images

Female Hurricanes vs Male Hurricanes

There has been a study showing that, historically, hurricanes that have female names have killed more people than hurricanes with male names. Looking at death rates from 1950 to 2012, of the 47 most damaging hurricanes, female named storms have averaged 45 deaths while male named storms have averaged 23.

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Handout, Getty Images

2014 Hurricane Season Names

The Atlantic or Eastern Hurricane season begins June 1st and runs through November 30th. The Pacific or Western Hurricane season runs May 15th through November 30th. NOAA is predicting a below normal Atlantic hurricane season because of the high probability of a strong El Nino.

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Mark Kolbe, Getty Iamges
Mark Kolbe, Getty Iamges

Titanosaur, Largest Dinosaur on Earth

A discovery in Argentina has Paleontologists calling the Titanosaur the largest dinosaur to ever walk on Earth. It weighed as much as 14 elephants or 100 tons and was as long two tractor trailers. It is a paleontological treasure.

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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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Toilet

Sharon Will Miss the Toilet on I-95

You hear me talk about it every year. Every Spring the snow melts and magically it appears!

The toilet on the side of the highway just before the Winthrop exit going south on I-95!

You have seen it, haven't you?

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