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Mickey ice cream

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Serving Animal Poop!

If you're a Disney fanatic, like me, there is probably some "must have" treats you always have when you go!  Dole whip, Mickey Mouse waffles, Mickey Mouse ice cream bar, chocolate covered banana, the "gray" stuff...whatever it may be for you, your trip is never complete until you have it!

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Category: Disney, Food, Newsletter, Offbeat
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iStockphoto

Should People Seeking Asylum In Maine Receive Welfare Benefits? [POLL]

It looks like another showdown could be happening in Augusta, between the democrats and Governor LePage. The Maine State House voted 81-63 in favor of a bill that would ensure people seeking asylum in the state continue receiving municipal welfare benefits.

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Spike Mafford, Thinkstock
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
NBC
NBC

Waterville Man Impresses On The Show ‘American Ninja Warrior’ [VIDEO]

A Waterville, Maine father and son are competing on the NBC show 'American Ninja Warrior'. Jon Alexis Sr. did well, in fact, he was the best of the night!

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texans

Texans Try To Figure Out Things From Maine [VIDEO]

We're at it again!  B98.5 teamed up with a radio station from Texas. Maine's got some pretty unique things that we take for granted. We asked some folks from Texas if they could identify some unique Maine things. Here's a hint...they didn't do that well!   

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Minions

Girl Dies 2 Weeks After Being Diagnosed With Cancer – Her One Wish: Make A Difference Through Random Acts Of Kindness

Donia Madison "Maddy" Grayless passed away exactly 2 weeks after she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer).  She was 8 years old and a healthy little girl.  During Spring Break, she injured herself on the playground.  As the weeks progressed, Maddy didn't appear to be healing from the injury.  Then, she developed a fever and a severe bloody nose. It was then that doctors discovered the true horror of Maddy's condition and that her cancer had already spread throughout her little body. 

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Category: Health, Newsletter
Paul Fleet, Thinkstock
Paul Fleet, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up This Week; National Gas Prices Down

It could be a sign that gas prices are peaking right now, as gas prices nationally dipped almost two cents a gallon for an average of $2.79 per gallon. However, in Maine, gas prices were up almost two cents a gallon this past week for a statewide average of $2.81.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Report Shows That Many Jobs In Maine Could Soon Be Done By Robots

I am old school. I am a creature of habit. I firmly believe in the saying 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it'. With that said, advancements are necessary, sometimes a necessary evil. Point in case is a new report from Oxford University.

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Burkes Island Farms

Horseback Riding With Burke’s Island Farm & Seize The Deal [VIDEO]

We are always trying to save you money on great things you use everyday to fun activities with Seize the Deal.  Right now, you can take advantage of a great deal from Burke's Island Farm in Boothbay.  If you have a love of horses, then you don't want to miss this!

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VA

Veterans Getting Help At NAPA’s Operation Outreach [SPONSORED POST]

Many veterans under utilize, or are simply not aware of their rightful health and educational benefits available as serving or retired military personnel.

For the fifth year, the VA in Togus has partnered with NAPA to help veterans get answers to questions about their benefits at a special event this week

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