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‘Made in Maine Expo’ Spotlight: Casco Bay Home Improvements

The Made in Maine Expo is coming up this Saturday, August 10 at the Colby College Field House in Waterville. The event is only $3, but you can get a free ticket by signing up for the Townsquare Media newsletter at b985.fm or stopping by our station in the Augusta Plaza.

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Should Sharon Toss Her Bouquet Like THIS? [POLL]

I'm all for having fun at my upcoming wedding to Chad. We want to have a quick ceremony, maybe a half hour of pictures and then dig right into the food! Hey, we like to eat...

But there are traditions that have to be dealt with: the cake cutting, first dance and, to some men and women, the tossing of the bridal bouquet and garter.

Having been to many a wedding, I have never caught a bouquet. I've been trying to think of something creative to do to make it different but I will definitely NOT go this far!

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Copper
Photo by Sharon Buck

Vet Sees How A Dog Feels Locked In A Car

If you haven't seen this, you should. This veterinarian, Dr. Ernie Ward, puts himself in your pooch's position. He calls himself the 'American Pet Advocate' and I see why!

Let's see if you think twice about leaving your animal in the car on a hot day!

Hillary Scott Chris Tyrell
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Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Welcomes Baby Girl

It's a girl for Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum.

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Getty Images, photo by Jamie Sabau
Getty Images, photo by Jamie Sabau

Recreation Experts Getting $400 an Hour to Teach Kids to Play

A ‘play date’ is a day set up by parents to have their children play with each other. A day and time are set, even a set time for how long they’ll play, and the kids use that time for play. Remember when you used to go outside during the summer, hook-up with your friends and play until dark? Are those days really gone?

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Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala
Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala

Time to Celebrate Bacon, It’s Flitch Day!

Today is Flitch Day, I know what you’re thinking, ‘it seems like we just celebrated Flitch Day’. Actually, you’re probably thinking, ‘what the heck is a Flitch Day’?  Basically, it’s a day of celebration for bacon. A ‘Flitch’ is a measurement of bacon; it’s what we now call a ‘slab’.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images
Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Website Focuses on Tracking ‘Speed Traps’

A ‘Speed Trap’ or an ‘Focused Enforcement Detail’, what you call it all depends on how you feel about them. I found this interesting story on News 13.  There is a website,  Speedtrap.org, that is a place

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Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Fairfield’s Social Media Policy Attracts the Attention of Maine’s ACLU

This is a fascinating story. The town of Fairfield has a new policy about what their employees cannot do on their own social media accounts. You know, like Facebook and Twitter. The Maine ACLU says it goes too far in and limits free speech.

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John Denver
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John Denver Should Be On The List!

I asked Randy if John Denver was on the list of top 40 Country Songs of All Time according to Taste of Country.

He said NO!

Well, he should be! Don't you think? And this song should be the one!

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Psychic Maureen Hancock to be on B98.5

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 10 on the B98.5 Morning Buzz will introduce you to world renowned psychic, Maureen Hancock. Listen in the 8:00 a.m. hour as we introduce you to this amazing woman, then listen each Wednesday (same time) for your chance to call-in and talk with Maureen.

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