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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Recall Of Samsung's New Galaxy Note 7
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If You Have A Galaxy Note 7, You Should Turn It Off NOW

Samsung has issued a recall of ALL Galaxy Note 7 phones, terminated the product line, and has advised owners to power down their devices RIGHT NOW.

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New Grant Will Fund Anti-Drug Cop In Elementary Schools In Augusta

The drug problem is not just happening in High Schools around America. It has also reached elementary schools, and Augusta is trying to battle that with a $125,000...

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Poll Question: Should The Red Sox Fire John Farrell?

The Boston Red Sox season came to an abrupt end last night as the Cleveland Indians swept the Boston Red Sox 3 games to zero in the playoffs. 

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The Salvation Army Holiday Sign-Up Dates

Do you or do you know someone who struggles during the holiday months?  The Salvation Army will be taking applications for the upcoming 2016 holiday season.  There are several dates to choose from, but now is the time to sign up if assistance is needed.  They assist families that qualify under the Federal Low Income Guidelines.  They service the towns of Augusta, Sidney, Hallowell, Winslow, Waterville & Chelsea.

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Pumpkins were added to Halloween tradition because they were easier to carve than turnips.
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Central Maine Pick Your Own Pumpkin Guide

Halloween is only three weeks away and it's time to start thinking about getting the pumpkins to decorate your home, for the kids to carve and for pumpkin pies. A great way to spend some time with your family is by going to a local pumpkin patch and picking out a pumpkin or two.

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‘Lost On A Mountain in Maine’ Author Passed Away

Sad news from the Lost On A Mountain in Maine Facebook page.  At 90 years old, Donn Fendler has passed away. Amazing man. Amazing book. You will be missed Mr. Fendler.  

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Donn Fendler, Author Of Lost On A Mountain In Maine, Has Passed Away

His story has been an inspiration to many.  On July 17, 1939, Donn Fendler was separated from his family near the summit of Mt. Katahdin during a storm.  Battling the elements, not properly dressed, Fendler spent 9 days trying to find help.  When he was found, he was dehydrated, covered in bug bites and had lost almost 16 pounds.  

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Meet Brandon

Mom Wants To Surprise Local Teen Get Birthday Cards!

A local mom reached out to me over the weekend.  Her son, Brandon, is turning 16 at the end of the month.  Brandon is a sweet teen who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, a form of Autism.  Due to severe anxiety, Brandon has to be home-schooled.  To help Brandon celebrate turning 16, she would like to collect as many birthday cards that she can.

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Maine Gas Prices Sharply Higher This Week

The price-monitoring website,, states that gas prices in Maine have gone up around three cents per gallon over the past week. The statewide average is now at $2,26 per gallon.

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Sunday River’s Annual Wife Carrying Championship Is This Sunday [VIDEO]

The North American Wife Carrying Championship takes place at Sunday River right here in Maine every fall. Teams made up of men and women have to make their way through an obstacle course...

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