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Stephen Colbert Jokes About Gov. Paul LePage’s Response to Child Immigration

Maine Governor Paul LePage this week was told by White House officials that eight unaccompanied children who crossed the nation's border illegally would be placed in Maine. LePage said President Barack Obama has failed to enforce border laws and that Maine can't be a state that "encourages illegal immigration." He said, we cannot become a state that encourages illegal immigration, because, "We simply cannot afford it."

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‘American Pickers’ Want to Bring The Show to Maine

The popular History Channel television show, 'American Pickers' is looking to take a road trip to Maine after Labor Day.

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DHHS to Require Able-bodied Recipients of Food Supplement Benefits to Work

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is looking to make changes to the food supplements (food stamps) program. The changes, if making it through the rule-making and public hearing process, will go into effect October 1.

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B98.5 Hometown Hero – Tim Libby

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

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Waterville Police Report Bear Sightings

The Waterville Police are reporting that over the last 24 hours, on two separate occasions, a bear has been reported in the Silver St. / Pleasantdale Ave. area.

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Maine Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Some good news, gas prices continued to drop this past week. According to the website GasBuddy.com, the average for a gallon of gas in Maine dropped almost 4 cents a gallon this week, for an average of $3.68 a gallon.

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Camper Rollover In Fairfield Causes Partial Shutdown Of Interstate 95

A camper that rolled over on Interstate 95 this morning continued to have traffic southbound traffic backed up as state police are continuing to clean up debris from the crash.

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Unusual ‘Staycation’ Destinations in Maine

I’m going to be on vacation the week of July 21st and I am staying in state so I was looking for some ‘different’ places to visit, and I found some. Did you know Maine has a desert? It’s in Freeport not too far off I-295. It’s called, ‘Desert of Maine’.

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Labor Day 2014 in Augusta — What is Open and What is Closed?

Labor Day this year is on Monday, Sept. 1. We'll be wrapping up summer with a long weekend!

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An Increase Of Jellyfish On Maine Beaches

If you are heading to the beach on this sunny, warm July weekend, you'll have to find a parking spot, maybe pack a lunch, the sun block, the beach blanket, pick the perfect spot on the beach and you might want to keep your eyes open for jellyfish.

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