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Andy At The Capital Y Tri

Saturday was the Kennebec Valley Capital Y Tri, and B 98.5 had a few participants/teams on hand, me being one of them. Seeing as I'm a terrible swimmer, (I sink faster than a mafia snitch with a cinder block attached) the idea of doing a tri has always been out of reach. Plus, after being hit by a car a few years back, my running game has been next to zero. However, in the same vein as Chris Janson's Fix A Drink "but I can ride a bike!"

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I Predict A Huge Increase In Lice Infestations In The Near Future

A new fad has left me scratching my head...out of curiosity.  No, I don't have lice.  With school season right around the corner, this is the time where we should be taking precautions to prevent lice outbreaks in our schools and homes.  BUT, what I've been witnessing out in the community has me thinking people have lost their common sense.

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This Weeks Blood Drives in Central Maine: Give the Gift of Life

Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

The Nutritional Cost Of Fair Food

It's Fair Season!!  Nothing beats fair food.  There's always sure to be something new there.  Whether it's french fries you seek or a dough boy or fried pickles, it comes with more than a monetary cost to you.  These foods wreak havoc on your body and certainly leave you feeling 'blah'.  So, what is the nutritional cost of your favorite fair foods?

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Support Conquer Chiari This Weekend At Charming Charlie In Augusta

A fun event is planned at Charming Charlie, located at the Marketplace at Augusta, this weekend.  You can find people from Conquer Chiari there raising awareness for chiari malformation.  A portion of the sales will go towards our fundraising goal.

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Bad News For National Mac and Cheese Day

 

Today (July 14th) is National Mac And Cheese Day. First off, could there be a more poorly placed holiday? First, who wants a hot dish on a mid July day?

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Red Cross Critical Blood Shortage, But You Can Help…Donate!

Summer! Love it! But every year we are faced with a shortage of blood donations and that creates a NEED.  A critical need.  But here is the thing...it is an easy one to take care of...IF those who can donate blood do so. 

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Conquer Chiari
Erika, Sarah & Meg

Conquering Chiari One Parade At A Time…

Spreading awareness to the community, about chiari malformation, seems to have become my life mission!  The more I get out and talk about it...the more people seem to appear who have it and thought they were alone.  What an awful feeling that must be.  Wondering what chiari malformation is?

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nickylarson974

Maine Has 1st Case Of Measles in 20 Years

 

In Augusta, the Maine Center For Disease Control is investigating something the state hasn't had since President Clinton was in office, fat free chips were everywhere, and Tim McGraw still had a mullet; the measles.

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Monkey Business Images, Ltd,ThinkStock
Monkey Business Images, Ltd,ThinkStock

Sarah Is Searching For Augusta EMT/Paramedic Who Helped Her Son

This story absolutely cracks me up.  Here's the long & short of it.  My son and his 'friend' were at the Augusta skate park Wednesday evening.  The girl he brought with him wanted to learn how to skate.  Well, I'm certain she's regretting that decision now.

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