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Spike Mafford, Thinkstock

Do You Support A SNAP Junk Food Ban? [POLL]

The state of Maine moved closer to passing a bill offered by State Senator Roger Katz, R, of Augusta. The bill would ask the federal government for permission to disallow the purchase of junk food with state and federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program funds.

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Category: Lifestyle, Newsletter
Ryan McGuire
WBZ

Boy, 6, to Play 100 Holes of Golf to Raise Money After Friend Dies of Cancer

A 6-year-old boy is going to take a swing at fighting cancer.

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Category: Lifestyle
Mendabody

Sarah & Renee Tour The Mend-A-Body Solutions Store [VIDEO]

Great things are happening with Mend-A-Body Solutions in the month of June!  Right now, if you take their quick survey you will win a free gift from them when you mention B98.5! There is no obligation to join, but if you do, you can earn bigger gifts like 6 sessions of group classes, half off metabolic testing… and more from Mend-A-Body Solutions!  You can also enter to win a prize pack worth over $100!

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

What Was Your First Car?

I got my driver's license on my first try just after my 17th birthday, that was back in 1982. I took my driver's license test in my sister's 1980, canary yellow, Chevy Chevette. The car had no power steering and I think the instructor might have felt sorry for me! I went to Massachusetts in 1985 to go to the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, that's when my parents bought me my first car.

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Tyler Mann, YouTube

Homeless Ex-Con Discussing Life on the Street Will Rattle You

The plight of the homeless is well-documented, but every reminder is still powerful.

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Category: Lifestyle
tampon

If Men Had Periods…They’d Use Manpons [VIDEO]

Out just in time for Caitlin Jenner (too soon?), it's the Manpax Manpon!  Check out this hilarious fake commercial on manpons, the male version of a tampon.  The spot is actually from water charity Water Aid to draw attention to the fact that more than a billion women do not have access to toilets when they have their period, so it’s a serious issue.

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Category: Lifestyle, Offbeat
Kazzie Portie
lcmbearfacts, Instagram

Officer Who Told Teen His Parents Died Greets Him at Graduation in Emotional Scene

Kazzie Portie had the most heartwarming -- and heartbreaking -- high school graduation.

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Category: Lifestyle
MJ Kim, Getty Images
MJ Kim, Getty Images

Redhead Days Festival Coming to Illinois

Redheads are rare these days and every year thousands of redheads get together in Holland to celebrate their rareness of hair color. Thousands gather at the same place at the same time. For the first time in America a redhead festival is coming.

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Courtney Vashaw
WMUR

Seniors Donate $8,000 They Raised for Class Trip to Principal With Cancer

These students don't need a lesson in being generous.

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Category: Lifestyle
Andrew Burton, Getty Images
Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Nixie, The Drone That Takes Selfies

So, you like to take selfies, of course you do, in fact, you ‘love’ taking selfies. Students at UC Berkley have made it easier to photograph you, with ‘Nixie’ the drone.

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