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POLL: Should Parents Force Their Kids To Play Sports?

As a parent, I feel like kids should be involved in something.  Whether it be sports or school clubs or the band.  Be involved.  My oldest has been playing lacrosse for the last 4 years.  This year, as a freshman, he brought it to my attention that he didn't want to play lacrosse anymore.  

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Category: B98.5, Offbeat, Opinion, Poll, Sports
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Rick Diamond / Jason Kempin, Getty Images

The Showdown: High Valley vs. Charles Kelley

Wow! High Valley have done it again. The sibling duo have pulled off another upset victory, this time over Keith Urban. They'll face off against Lady Antebellum singer Charles Kelley today and over the weekend to take a shot at the Hall of Fame.

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Presidential Hopeful John Kasich Ate Pizza With a Fork and America Went Nuts

Ohio Governor John Kasich is going to have work harder to win the New York vote.

While in New York City earlier this week, Kasich, a Republican who trails Donald Trump in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, was caught eating pizza with a fork...

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We Asked Mainers: Here are the Top 10 Mistakes Tourists Make When They Come to Maine

The jokes are endless... "If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot 'em..." You've heard them all. Chances are, you've also heard some pretty ridiculous questions coming from people "from away," and you've probably rolled your eyes when you see them pulled over on the highway.

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National Doctors Day
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Sarah Thanks The One Who Changed Her Life On National Doctor Day

Just like teachers, many doctors come into and out of your life.  Some are just a hiccup through your journey and some change your life and leave a lasting impression.   I have had a handful of doctors that have put me on the right path and helped me on so many levels...especially as someone who used to suffer from debilitating anxiety.   So many deserve recognition. ..but this isn't the Academy Awards and I can't mention everyone.  But today, on National Doctor Day, I want to take the opportunity to thank the doctor who helped me conquer chiari!

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Category: Health, Lifestyle, Offbeat

Keifer Sutherland Releases Country Video

Maine T.V. fans and country music fans may be interested to hear that 24 star Keifer Sutherland has gone country. Sutherland just released his first country music video, a song called ‘Not Enough Whiskey’...

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LePage Plan Would Hike Governors’ Pay and Trim Legislature

Gov. Paul LePage wants to more than double the salary of Maine's next governor and slash the size of the Maine Legislature. 

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Category: Local News, News, Offbeat
2016 CMA Music Festival Nissan Stadium lineup
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Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and More to Play 2016 CMA Music Festival

The Country Music Association has revealed the stadium shows lineup for the 2016 CMA Music Festival.

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RIP Patty Duke

Patty Duke, Star of ‘The Patty Duke Show,’ Dies at 69

Sad news for fans of lifelong actor, Emmy and Oscar-winner Patty Duke, as the stage and screen actor behind The Miracle Worker, The Patty Duke Show and so much more has passed away. The acclaimed star and mother to Sean Astin is remembered as one of the Academy’s youngest winners, as well a staunch advocate for the mentally ill with the National Institute of Mental Health and others.

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Baby’s Perfect Hair Has Internet Going Bonkers

This baby's hair is raising a lot of eyebrows.

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