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Survivor of B-52 Crash in Maine Dies at Age 94 in Nebraska

One of two survivors of a bomber crash in Maine that claimed seven people has died.

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Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?

Platinum certification for one million albums sold didn't begin until 1976, so while other recordings may have soared past this sales mark, Wanted: The Outlaws became the first official platinum album in country music history that year.

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Veterans Can Connect VA and Community Care Providers Medical RecordsV: Here Is How

So if you are a Veteran and receive services at a VA medical facility but you have a  community care provider it might be in your own best interest to make sure both have access to your ALL our medical info. You CAN!  BUT to make it happen YOU have to take a few steps.  Here is the deal….

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Incredible GoPro Footage Of Katahdin’s Knife Edge

If you're from Maine, heck, even if you're not, you're probably familiar with our largest mountain, Mt. Katahdin.

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Did You Know an Old Maine Mill was the Factory in ‘Jumanji?’

One of our favorite movies when my kids were little, was 'Jumanji' starring Robin Williams. We watched it again this weekend and it brought to mind a Maine connection and a little known fact about the movie. 

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Sarah Is Gifted Some Cottle’s Place Waterpark Treasures

Back in July, I did a little reminicing down memory lane during the Morning Buzz.  I remembered going to a waterpark in Waterville when I'd visit with my family, in Maine, during the summer.  I reached out to listeners to see if anyone else remembered this or was it merely a figment of my imagination.  

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Today in History: See President Roosevelt’s ‘Day Which Will Live in Infamy’ Speech Declaring War on Japan

Today, Wed, Dec 7, is a 'Day of Remembrance' and the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asked for a declaration of war on Japan the following day, in his famous a 'Day Which Will Live in Infamy' Pearl Harbor address to congress...

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Ever Wonder What It Was Like To Be On The Titanic As It Was Sinking? Soon, You’ll Be Able To Find Out!

I'm a big history geek.  And, when I was a kid, one of my favorite topics was the RMS Titanic.  Way before Rose and Jack and The Heart Of The Ocean, and "I'll never let go" I knew EVERYTHING about the ship.  And soon, I'll be able to find out exactly what it was like on a sinking Titanic.

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‘Brady Bunch’ Mother, Florence Henderson, Dies on Thanksgiving

One of televisions most iconic moms has passed away. Florence Henderson, who portrayed Carol Brady on 'The Brady Bunch,' died Thursday (Nov. 24) from heart failure. She was 82.

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Candy Corn a Halloween Favorite

Candy Corn Day is October 30 each year to celebrate the sweet candy treat for Halloween that goes back to the 1880's in Philadelphia, Pa. The Wunderle Candy Company and candy maker George Renniger wanted to make a candy that had the shape of corn. Candy Corn was the first candy to be multi-colored, and was available March through November, and became a favorite candy for the fall.

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