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The Top 100 Jobs

U.S. news put out their list of the top 100 jobs; these jobs are considered the best when it comes to salary, work-life balance, job security and the right mix of all of these. Health care jobs made up 40% of the list with business and social services coming in strong.

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‘Dance Walking’ Fitness Craze! Do You This This Would Work in Central Maine?

Ben Aaron in a TV reporter in New York City. He is cute and funny and willing to have some fun!! Check out his fitness craze 'Dance Walking'!  OK maybe it is not a craze, but it looks super fun and even kids like it! 

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Category: Health, Lifestyle
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5 Things to Know About Your 401(k) — Like What Exactly Is a 401(k)?

Be honest: Do you really know what a 401(k) is? Because a lot of people don't—even people who have one. Let us try to explain it to you.

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Category: AC, Country, Lifestyle, News
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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon’s Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

I saw this on Facebook last week and it LOOKED delicious!

I am no Julia Child...but I try hard!

And try I did! And I THINK it was a success!

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Renee Nelson

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Dana-Farber + More Chemo for Renee’s BF

The most recent happening with Patrick's (the boyfriend) cancer look like he will be in a pattern for the next four or five months.  Patrick has apparently done all the ‘other stuff’ he needed to do and now has to just focus on his chemotherapy. The other stuff included a trip to Boston to visit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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‘Ban Bossy’ Movement To Encourage Girls To Be Leaders

Have you heard about the ‘Ban Bossy’ movement? It is about not labeling young women as bossy or pushy for being assertive or a leader. I know that some may think this is non-issue, but I can tell you those messages as a young person make impression that one may not even realize until much later in life. Check out this video about 'Ban Bossy'.

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Teens: Be Careful! Your Teacher Reads Your Tweets!

Modern media is pretty simple to understand.

The problem is teenagers don't think older people, like their teachers, can learn or use things like Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat.

But....yes. Yes, we can!

And we LOOOOOVE reading what you write about us!

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Sofia Moro, Getty Images

Blind Appalachian Trail Hiker, Bill Irwin, Has Passed Away

I was very sad to read this weekend that Bill Irwin had passed away. Who is Mr. Irwin? He is the first hiker to complete the Appalachian Trail. He was 73.

In November 1990, Mr. Irwin and Orient,

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Sharon Has a New Family Member!

Anderson had a big question to ask us on the way home from Nama and Grandpa's yesterday.

"Mama, can we please stop at Petco and get me a hamster? Bradley and Jayden have one. I'd like one, too!"

Chad and I looked at each other.

Here we go....

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Have You Been Saving? Your Bank Is Up To $55!

I started this in the beginning of the year and so far, it hasn't been to hard to do!

It's the New Year Savings Challenge and I'm glad I have kept this going.

It's not too late to start! Here's how!

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