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It's July, but Halloween candy is already showing up in Maine
Photo by Mike Higgins

Goodbye Summer? Halloween Candy Already Showing Up In Maine Stores

I went to Shaw's in Augusta to get some lunch today (JULY 19) and a display in the middle of the floor at the front of the store caught my eye. From a distance, I couldn't believe what I was seeing, but as I got closer, it was confirmed. It was a huge display of HALLOWEEN CANDY IN JULY!

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Ice Cream Flavors

Maine’s Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Is…..?

Twitter research between March 1 and May 18 of this year, mapped out all fifty states and which ice cream flavors each state tweets about the most. Overall, more than 30 million tweets about ice cream were sent out during that time frame.

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Sony Pictures

New Ghostbusters Movie Trailer Most Disliked Video In YouTube History [VIDEO]

With over 600 thousand dislikes after more than 30 million views, the new (all female) Ghostbusters movie trailer is the most disliked video in the history of all YouTube!!  I love the cast of the movie and so bummed that the reviews are already so poor based off of the trailer.  It made me chuckle.  But I can see where it is going to be (or already is) an extremely corny movie.

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My Virgin Kitchen, YouTube
My Virgin Kitchen, YouTube

Maine Food Favorites Reviewed By A British Family

I stumbled across a YouTube video titled Maine USA Taste Test, it comes from a YouTube channel called My Virgin Kitchen. It's a channel started by Barry Lewis from Bristol, England. He created the channel to learn how to cook and share his experiences.

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Courtesy of Facebook

Dude…Where’s My Phone? This Has Become The New Eye Trickery Since The Blue/Black Dress Debacle

Do you see it?  Do ya?  Do ya?  Huh?  Huh?  The phone!  It's right there.  Plain as day.  Actually, this is some serious eye trickery that took me an unbelievable amount of time to find with much frustration.  The story behind this picture is that a woman dropped her phone on the floor and had a hard time finding it.  Now, before you ask 'what is she using to take the picture?', her phone is really on the carpet.  Look closely.  

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Photos
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Maine Program Looks to Grow Doctors, Plants to Fight Disease

All I have to say is YAY! I have seen how being a vegetarian/vegan diet has helped me so I think it is exciting to see this plant based program in our own state. 

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Category: Food, Local News, News, Opinion

Which Song About Peter Pan Do You Like Better?

Who would have thought that Peter Pan would be such a popular character to write a song about?  But, released nearly at the same time...these 2 songs are about the boy who never wants to grow up and always be a lost boy.  Weigh in with your opinion:

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Poll
Sarah Dyer is Roe'in

Sarah Caved…She Followed The Crowd And Went Roe’in

I've been trying to resist the force...the urge to fall for the latest craze.  Every time I would even think about looking at the LulaRoe leggings...that I see ALL OVER Facebook...I would slap myself and say 'leggings are not pants' or 'I'll just look like a hippo squeezing into a tuna can'.  But no matter how hard I tried...I caved.  I bought a pair of LulaRoe leggings.  

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1,500 Gallons Of Coca-Cola, Mentos & Ice All In A Pool – Video Causing A Lot Of Debate

YouTube vlogger, TechRax, recently posted a video that tooks weeks to prepare for.  It involves filling a swimming pool with 1,500 gallons of Coca-Cola, Mentos & ice.  After that, a friend takes a dip in the mixed concoction of sticky and describes what it feels like.  Watch the video.

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Are You Grilling Your Steak Wrong?

My family LOVES eating meat meat meat...especially steak!  Now, I will admit, I don't do half of these things...and I'll tell you which ones I do and don't do...but we can manage to make a cheap cut of steak taste AMAZING because of some of these suggestions.  Perhaps, if I follow all the recommendations, I can make the amazing steak taste FANTABULOUS.  But, I can't bring myself to do it.

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