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Remembering Roberto Clemente Agian

I was watching a special on ESPN about Roberto Clemente and it brought back some memories on an earlier story I wrote. This special was in Spanish with subtitles called 'The Clemente Effect' and mentioned a couple of things I had forgotten about.

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Photo by listener, Kerrie Lall

Bill to Have DOT Study of Two Way Traffic in Downtown Augusta

Let me start by saying I love a lively downtown area, anywhere. I love the older building and think they can be a hub for exciting local business opportunity. But, would changing the traffic pattern in Augusta really make a difference?

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When Comedians Were Funny, Remember Them?

I was so disappointed with the Oscars last night. I hope they never ask Seth MacFarLAME, oops, make that MacFarlane, to host again.

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Do You Want To Quit Facebook For A While Like Me?

There was a recent story that even though Valentine's Day is right around the corner, people are getting so fed up or frustrated with Facebook that they want to take a break from it for a while.

That's true for me! And here's why...

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Ross Land, Getty Images

New Study Finds “Smart Meters” are Safe, but Still Critics Have Questions

The new independent study found that radio frequency emissions from Central Maine Power’s Smart Meters have levels of exposure that are lower that what the Federal Communications Commission say are safe! But, that is of little comfort to those who have concerns over the smart meters' safety concerns.

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by Renee Nelson
by Renee Nelson

‘The Friends of Lithgow Library’ Want You to ‘LIKE’ Them

 

‘The Friends of Lithgow Library’ would love for you to visit their Facebook page and 'LIKE' them. If you are an Augusta resident, I feel supporting our library is very important. If you are not an Augusta resident, any library deserves our support and physically Lithgow is one of the most beautiful buildings. Everybody should take a peek at the reading room! Love it!

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Marco Garcia,Getty Images

The World’s Most Romantic Islands

This has been one cold week. As I look outside it is a little warmer than is has been and sunny, but still darn chilly. That started me dreaming about being on a beach with a little umbrella drink. I am not picky, any on this list will do. My top picks would be Italy and Greece. What is not to love?

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Andy Manis, Getty Images

Winter Words of Wisdom from Renee

Ugh. Winter in Maine is not my favorite time of the year. I am not a big fan of the cold or the snow. Why do I live here? The rest of the year is darn nice.  So, as I was standing in out in the cold at the Augusta Dog Park (Yeah, I hate the cold, but I will stand out in it for my fur-baby!) it dawned on me I have a short list in the last couple of years that have made winter much more manageable for me.

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What Defines A Family?

This past weekend was an incredible one. It also made me think a lot about who my family is. Hopefully, you won't be surprised by my answer.

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Survey Reveals Surprising Answer About What Tempts Americans the Most

A new survey sheds some light on what tempts Americans more than anything else.

Wanna guess? Eating junk food? Cheating on a spouse? Oh, why don't you just give in and read on to find out, already.

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Category: Lifestyle, Opinion

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