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Kids Write The Darnedest Things

Every child at some point in their life will say something that leaves you wishing you had caught it on tape.  The moment is gone...forever.  But, we've all come across something that our young pip squeaks have written.  Whether it is the spelling or just the overall general message, it causes quite a roar of laughter.  Because it's on paper, it means we can save it for a lifetime.  Those moments of blackmail, when they bring their first boyfriend or girlfriend to the house.  But it's too cute not to share.

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Ed Zurga, Getty Images
Ed Zurga, Getty Images

The Oxford 250 Is This Weekend

It's Oxford 250 weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway. If it seems like the big race is happening later in the summer this year, it's because it is. The prestigious event  traditionally had been held in mid-July.

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow Sing ‘Smelly Cat’ [VIDEO]

It is certain that I will have this song in my head all day.  I'm positive there will be moments of silence today where I will spontaneously belt out 'Smelly cat...Smelly cat...what are they feeding you'.  Somehow I am perfectly OK with that.  It is the people around me that I'm concerned about.

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The Best Of The ‘Morning Buzz Stupid Challenge’

We've had fun bringing you 'The Morning Buzz Stupid Challenge' and we are looking forward to more in the future!

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Win A Dream NASCAR Package With The ‘Bee Beanbag Toss’

B98.5 and New Hampshire Motor Speedway want to send you to the Sylvania 300 race weekend!

We are looking for people to qualify to win a dream prize package from New Hampshire Motor Speedway and B98.5!

We are taking qualifiers both online and on


Blood Drives in Central Maine: Give the Gift of Life, August 24 – September 5, 2015

Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross.

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Walmart Homeless

UPDATE: Controversial Photo Taken In Brunswick Speaks Volumes

UPDATE: It turns out that the man in the photo with the Walmart sign isn't actually a Walmart employee at all, and the store had nothing to do with his decision to hold the "hiring" sign.

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Regal Cinemas To Search Bags Of Patrons [POLL]

Regal Cinemas will begin searching the bags of the patrons to their more than 500 cinemas across the country, including the cinema at Marketplace at Augusta.

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Benefit Car Wash & Race For Brandon Dudley

Brandon Dudley, 19, suffered a broken back and neck last Friday while practicing for an upcoming motocross race.  After spending the past week at Maine Medical Center, today he is being transferred to a rehab facility in Boston.  There, he will go through intense physical therapy for about a month. 

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