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Maine’s Photo ID EBT Cards: What Do You Think?

A program to strengthen Maine's welfare programs started this Monday, despite some advice from the federal government. A new photo ID is to be added to electronic benefits transfer cards (EBT cards), those cards are used like debit cards by welfare recipients.

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Dave Groder
Dave Groder

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Dave Groder

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by HS Builders and the Red Barn.

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Maine Gas Prices Continue To Rise

Another week and another rise in Maine gas prices. This week prices on average in Maine jumped another four cents a gallon, for a statewide average of $3.73 a gallon.

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XtremerX, Thinkstock

New Interstate 95 Interchange Proposed For Waterville

Trafton Realty LLC has proposed a new interchange in Waterville near the Sidney town line. The plans for the proposed $6 million dollar project would be for entering and exiting Interstate 95 at Trafton Road, near the Sidney town line.

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Dmitry Kalinovsky, Thinkstock

Several New Businesses Coming to Augusta

Two of Augusta's major shopping centers are growing. Recent additions have been added to the Augusta Crossing, with a Men's Wearhouse and a U.S. Cellular store opening.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Eight New Dollar Stores Coming To The Lewiston-Auburn Area

Look for eight new dollar stores coming to the Lewiston-Auburn area. Four Family Dollar and four Dollar General stores are being planned with locations in Lewiston, Auburn, Turner, Sabattus and Greene.

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Nominate Your Hometown Heroes

B98.5 and HS Builders and the Red Barn wants to salute Hometown Heroes!

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Enterline Designs Services LLC, Thinkstock

Maine Tops The List Of Best High Schools

Maine tied California as having the best high schools in the United States, according to the percentage of schools receiving the top honors in the yearly ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

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Shooting Under Investigation in Dover-Foxcroft

Early this morning (April 22) Dover-Foxcroft Police officers arrived at an apparent shooting on Lancaster Avenue. Two men had to be transported to Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, while another was flown by LifeFlight helicopter to Bangor to Eastern Maine Medical Center.

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Maine Gas Prices Up Again

Maine gas prices are going through the roof! According to the website gasbuddy.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine now will cost you $3.69. That's up four cents from last week.

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