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Willie Marconi the Best in Billiards

Willie Marconi was considered one the greatest billiards players of all time. In my opinion he was the greatest. Willie passed away in 1980 after suffering a stroke. His best game came on April 17, 1956 against Jimmy Moore in Kinston, North Carolina. In that game Marconi sank 150 balls in a row, a perfect game.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Making Hard-Boiled Eggs

With Easter coming this Sunday it’s time to make hard boiled eggs. I always have a problem with them either splitting in the pot of water or not peeling correctly after they have cooled down. So here are a couple of ways to make, what the experts say, will be the perfect hard-boiled egg.

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Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

Kentucky & Uconn in the Championship

My college basketball bracket is officially toasted! I was hanging on by a thread because I had Florida going all the way and winning the National Championship. WRONG! The Gators got beat in the Final Four by #7 Connecticut 63-53, so any hopes I had of picking at least one right went down the drain.

In the other Final

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Leon Halip. Getty Images

Baseball’s Break-Out Players for 2014

With Major League Baseball ready to get underway there are so many different predictions on who will win the division races. Some are predicting the Boston Red Sox to win the American League East again this year but more ‘experts’ seem to be leaning toward the Toronto Blue Jays or the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Photo by Sharon Buck
Photo by Sharon Buck

Andy Capwell’s 2014 Baseball Predictions: American League

Most of the major league season will start on March 31, 2014. It's the time of year where fans of all teams have hope that this will be the year. Who really thought that Boston would have won the World Series last year? Can they do it again this season? Here are my predictions.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s 2014 Baseball Predictions: National League

The baseball season is here! I love baseball, in fact, I plan my summer vacation around going to Fenway Park to catch the Red Sox. I also have been known to make a trip or two to Hadlock Field to watch the Portland Sea Dogs! It's always fun to try and predict which teams will make it to the post season.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Central Maine Rough Road Roundup

I have noticed something different this spring while driving around Augusta. I have seen 'Rough Road' signs popping up, I've seen them on Bangor Street and Mount Vernon Avenue. I am use to seeing the orange 'Frost Heave' signs but I never noticed these 'Rough Road' signs.

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Kentucky v Wichita State

Why is College Basketball Better Than the NBA?

Ok....so while Chad was taking a nap after a hard day at work yesterday, I went to the school and picked up the kids. I tried to keep the kids quiet. They did GREAT! They did their homework, they read books, played upstairs.

It was I who had the problem.

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photo by Sharon Buck
photo by Sharon Buck

It Sure Is Monday

I went out to my car to let it run on this cold morning and I noticed that my front driver side tire was almost completely flat. I just bought the front tires a month ago. I drive to a nearby gas station to put air in the tire, it did no good. What to do now?

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Renees Survival Book

‘Ban Bossy’ Movement To Encourage Girls To Be Leaders

Have you heard about the ‘Ban Bossy’ movement? It is about not labeling young women as bossy or pushy for being assertive or a leader. I know that some may think this is non-issue, but I can tell you those messages as a young person make impression that one may not even realize until much later in life. Check out this video about 'Ban Bossy'.

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