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Unusual ‘Staycation’ Destinations in Maine

I’m going to be on vacation the week of July 21st and I am staying in state so I was looking for some ‘different’ places to visit, and I found some. Did you know Maine has a desert? It’s in Freeport not too far off I-295. It’s called, ‘Desert of Maine’.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images

She Wanted to Be a Princess, Dad Made it Happen

Seven year old Emily Heaton wanted to be a princess and dad, Jeremiah, made it happen. After doing an online search he found an 800 square mile unclaimed patch of land in the African desert and planted a flag, making himself king and Emily princess.

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Augusta Food Bank in Need of Canned Tuna

Well, the Augusta Food Bank has a need for canned tuna fish. The Augusta Food Bank serves families in Augusta and Manchester. The need grows every month. But the thing is, it is so easy to help. Pick up a extra can or two (or ten!) and drop it off sometime soon. Heck, you bring it to me at the radio station and I will get it to the AFB! While you are at it maybe a jar of peanut butter too. They can always use that! 

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This Cutie Will Make You Smile Singing ‘My Roots Go Down’ [video]

AHHHHH....too cute!!  Daughter and daddy make up,  "The Rookies." Dad is also a singer/songwriter. The little girl is four. She is cute. She has a voice and she has some great moves! 

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July 4th Fireworks In And Near Augusta

We are only a few days away from Independence Day. Happy Birthday, America! There will be plenty of festivals, parades and celebrations all throughout Maine and many fireworks displays as well. Here's a quick guide of fireworks displays in central Maine in and around Augusta:

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Dexter 5K Remembers Family Lost to Domestic Violence

A 5K being held in Dexter remembers a local family who fell victim to domestic violence. The Amy, Coty, Monica Memorial 5K Race/Walk starts at Dexter Regional High School on Sunday.

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Andrew Redington, Getty Images

Father’s Day, a Celebration Around the World

Father’s Day in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada falls on the third Sunday in June. The first Father’s Day celebration was in 1910 in Spokane, Washington but it didn’t become an official holiday until 1972. Father’s Day is celebrated around the world and varies from country to country.

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Stephen Dorey, Getty Images

Daughter Ransacks Grave Looking for Real Will

The grave of businessman, Eddie Nash of New Hampshire, was ransacked by his daughter and two others as they where in search of his ‘real will’. Sixty Eight year old Nash’s cement vault was found cracked and the casket opened and his remains searched through.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Dinner Time App Will Lock Kids Phones

We hear it all the time; families don’t sit down together for dinner anymore. Statistics show more and more families are eating on the go and when at home just grab a bite whenever they can. There is a new app that may help families gather around the table together more often.

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