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Getty Images - Nobel Prize

Maine Man Shocked At His Nobel Prize Win

A former University of Maine professor was shocked to learn of his Nobel Prize win!

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month – FVP Hotline Number: 1-877-890-7788

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  But, sadly, is an issue year round.  If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are many ways you can help.  

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How Old Is Too Old To Trick-Or-Treat?

For years, I have passed out candy in a local Augusta neighborhood.  I've also taken my kids trick-or-treating around the same neighborhood.  One thing that has always raised concern for me is the amount of older kids who are trick-or-treating.  It's always made me wonder, how old is too old to trick-or-treat?  So here are my thoughts on the subject.  

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat, Opinion
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The Best Of The Morning Buzz

Missed any of the Morning Buzz? Check out "The Best of the Morning Buzz!" We'll keep updating the playlist, so keep coming back!

Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas
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Hollywood Reacts to Deadly Las Vegas Shooting, Sending Prayers and Calling For Stricter Gun Control Laws

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephan King, Kerry Washington and more react to the deadly Las Vegas shooting, sending prayers and calling for stricter gun control laws.

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts A Milder Than Normal Winter

The million dollar question is...what can we expect for Winter this upcoming season?  We all wish we could look through a looking glass and see the truth, unfortunately, that is not the case.  But the almanac is the closest we're going to get.  But which do we believe: Old Farmer's or Farmers?

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Augusta Police Take On Augusta Fire In Taco Challenge To Raise Money

It's the Battle of the Badges as the Augusta Police Department, the reigning champions, takes on the Augusta Fire Department in their 3rd annual taco eating contest.  This all to raise money for either the Special Olympics Maine (chosen by the APD) or Autism Society of Maine (chosen by the AFD) .  Come out and support the cause.

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Jan Kukucka
Jan Kukucka

This Week’s Edition Of Missed Connections – October 2, 2017

I have to admit...this week I really really want to help make a connection happen.  Especially the one from Central Maine Motors.  It's tough being shy.  Who knows, this might be the perfect match.  Let's see if we can help them go on a date.  

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Category: Lifestyle, Offbeat
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Crocs_Instagram_Platform Crocs at Paris Fashion Week

Platform Crocs are a New Thing at Paris Fashion Week

Platform Crocs showed to Paris Fashion Week.  OMG, this blew my mind when I saw it on WCSH.com this morning!

I am conflicted.

I mean Crocs are comfortable as can be...

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Category: Lifestyle, Offbeat, Opinion
New McDonalds Outside
New McDonalds Outside

BIG Changes Coming To McDonald’s On Western Ave In Augusta

If you've driven down Western Avenue in Augusta recently, you may have noticed some construction going on at McDonald's (it IS open during construction, by-the-way). According to store manager Kim Norris, the restaurant is going through some major renovations you're going to love.

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Category: Food, Newsletter, Offbeat

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