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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
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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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iStockphoto

Maine Legislature Rejects Parental Consent For Teen Abortions [POLL]

Maine lawmakers yesterday rejected a proposal that would have required pregnant teens to obtain parental consent before having an abortion.

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Getty Images

Free Father’s Day Admission To Maine State Parks For Maine Residents

Governor LePage has announced that all Maine State Parks and Historic Sites will treat residents to free admission on Father's Day, which is this Sunday, June 21st.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Watch Maine Puffins Live [VIDEO]

Maine has so many natural wonders to see. If you are at work like I am and want to see some natural wonders of Maine, just take a look at the many Audubon Webcams. Today, I want to share the Audubon Puffin Burrow Bird Cam.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Win A Trip For Two To See Kenny Chesney In Denver

B98.5 wants to send you and a friend to see Kenny Chesney in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado! It's all part of Kenny's stadium tour and you can win this trip of a lifetime!

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