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Red King Crab Season, The Deadliest Catch, Being Affected by Government Shutdown

The boats are ready to go and so are the crews but they are just sitting and waiting for the Government shutdown to be resolved. The federal shutdown means no crabbing permits can be handed out to the dozens of boats ready for red king crab season in Alaska.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Cooking For Guys: Minestrone Soup

With the cooler weather settling into northern New England, nothing quite hits the spots like a homemade soup. Here's the cooking for guys' version of homemade soup. Basically if you can boil water, open a can and cut an onion and sausage, you can make this minestrone soup.

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Justin Sullivan,Getty Images
Justin Sullivan,Getty Images

Central Maine Meals On Wheels Service Bounces Back After Federal Sequestration

Federal Sequestration in March had cut over $85,000 from the Spectrum Generations Meals on Wheels program. Seven months after the government cuts, fundraising, donations have restored the program to full strength.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

Private Space Company Orbital Docks With Space Station

It was a week late arriving at the International Space Station by Orbital Science Corp’s unmanned cargo ship, the Cygnus, docked with the Space Station. The ship should have docked last Sunday following its launch on September 18th but a navigation glitch kept it from docking.

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Fryeburg Fair mugs
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon’s First Time at the Fryeburg Fair!

What a BEAUTIFUL day it was yesterday! A perfect one for the very first day of the 162nd Fryeburg Fair to open on yesterday.

And what a fair it is!

You can't see it all in one day. Heck, you can't see it all in a WEEK! I ran into my friends Ricky and Tracy Austin of Norridgewock and Patty and Randy Dicker of Albion. They are both spending the week there in their campers. How lucky are they? But for us, we only had the day so we made the most of it!

 

 

 

 

 

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Getty Images, photo by Sandra Mu
Getty Images, photo by Sandra Mu

Some Planets Have a Type of Military Defense System

Scientists have discovered that plants can communicate with each other to warn against potential danger. The plants that have this function seem to be ground plants like strawberries, clover and reed, plants that have horizontal stems. They grow on, or in, the ground, and they can share information.

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Getty Images, photo by Cate Gillon
Getty Images, photo by Cate Gillon

Man’s Body Produces Drunk Like Symptoms

It's called Auto-Brewery Syndrome, a condition that is rare, indeed, but a condition that makes it seem like someone has had a few too many beers when they haven’t had any at all. A 61 year old man in Texas has the condition where his stomach produces brewer's yeast making him seem drunk.

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Source: Facebook

Join B-98.5 This Afternoon At Tobey’s Groceries For A Chance To Win NASCAR Tickets!

Join B-98.5 this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Tobey's Groceries on Route 3 in South China. A fundraising event will be going on for one of their employees, Kevin the meat cutter, who is undergoing treatment for cancer.

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S'more
Photo by Sharon Buck

Making the Perfect S’more

Did you know it's an art form? Not me.

I never made s'mores as a kid. We never had extra money for things like that. So, when I met Chad he taught me about many things.

Including how to make the PERFECT S'more!

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Source:Facebook

Central Maine Apple Orchard Guide

The apples are ready for picking and let the cider flow! One of my favorite childhood memories is the whole family getting together in the station wagon and going to our local apple orchard. We never picked apples, put we sure did down the cider and the apple pie! Many orchards having apple picking, hay rides and baked goods.Here's a guide of apple orchards throughout Central Maine.

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