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Andy Looks Back On The 25th Anniversary Of His First Air Shift

It's 10:42pm on a Saturday in August of 1992. I'm laying on the couch, and practicing the same words over and over. Endlessly rehearsing with different inflections, I still couldn't get it right. Being a nervous and introverted seventeen year old, you might think I was working up the nerve to talk to a girl on the one rotary phone in the house. See, that would make sense, right?

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Is The University Of Maine At Farmington Haunted?

As Maine's oldest public higher learning institution, and with a history going back over 150 years, it should come as no surprise there are stories of hauntings at The University of Maine at Farmington.

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Summer Road Trips: Kings Landing New Brunswick Canada

If you want to take a road trip North of the border this Summer, you need to check out New Brunswick's Kings Landing.

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Who Remembers Cottles Place Waterpark In Waterville?

I was reminiscing a little bit yesterday.  Now, I didn't grow up in Maine.  My dad was in the Army and we were stationed in Germany for most of my childhood.  But, there were a few years when I flew to Maine and spent the summertime with my grandparents.  I remember my grandfather taking me to a waterpark in Waterville.

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It’s Time To Stop Saying ‘Merica

It was cool for a while, cutesy, and yeah, I've been completely guilty. Somewhere along the line, we've removed the "a", and shortened nearly every patriotic thought/pic to simply "'merica," or worse "'murica." It's gotten entirely out of hand.

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Getty Images, photo by Gianni Ferrari
Getty Images, photo by Gianni Ferrari

1946, The Year the Bikini was Introduced

The dates seem to vary between June 5th and July 5th, but whatever the date, the Bikini was introduced in 1946 by French designer Louis Reard. For the time, a two piece bathing suit that small was unheard of because at that time a two piece for women was a halter top and shorts

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Getty Images, photo by Michael Bocchieri

Some 4th of July Facts You May Not Have Known

With the 4th of July on Thursday here are a few things you may not have known about our national holiday:

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Sanford Burning: A Native’s Perspective

It's not everyday you look at your phone and realize your town's on fire. Yet, this was the case last Friday as I scrolled Facebook after returning home.

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A Video Trip Down Memory Lane To Old Orchard Beach Circa 1960

If you grew up in Maine, there is a pretty good chance you have been to Old Orchard Beach in the summertime. And if you are a visitor to the great state of Maine, the Maine coast is a must...

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Courtesy Of The Red White & Blue – Fun Flag Facts

Today is Flag Day in the United States.  In true Dr. Sheldon Cooper fashion, the Morning Buzz had a little 'Fun With Flags'.  Here are some interesting facts about the American Flag, Old Glory, that might surprise you.

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