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‘Question Of The Day’: Do You Think The School Day Should Start Later?

A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics says that teens need more sleep to function, and that middle and high school students should not start school until 8:30 a.m.

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NFL Divisonal Picks for 2014

NFL preseason football is coming into its final week; Week four will see all teams play on Thursday, August 28. The Patriots final preseason game will be in New York against the Giants at 7:30.  You can hear the game on B98.5 starting with the pre-game show at 4:30. New England starts its season in Miami on Sunday, September 7 at 1pm.

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Michael Bradley, Getty Images

August 22nd is Tongue Twister Day

August 22 is Tongue Twister Day which is the combination of sounds that make people lose control of their mouth or twist their tongue. MIT researchers came up with (what they say) is the world’s hardest tongue twister. Here it is:

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Question Of The Day: Do You Agree With Wiscasset Allowing Road Name Change?

The Washington Redskins have been in the news due to the name of the team being deemed an offensive racial slur by some and pressure for the team to change the name. The town of Wiscasset, Maine dropped the nickname 'Redskins' four years ago from the town's high school after lobbying from Maine's Native American community.

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Eldad Carin, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Would You Vote For or Against Legalizing Marijuana In Your Town?

The South Portland city council voted unanimously to send a marijuana referendum to the voters this fall.

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Jochen Sand, Thinkstock

Question of the Day: A Mom Is Arrested For Swearing In Front Of Her Kids; Do You Agree or Disagree?

Recently a South Carolina mom was arrested for swearing in front of her children at the grocery store. Danielle Wolf was grocery shopping at Kroger's in North Augusta, South Carolina when she was arrested for disorderly conduct after cursing in the presence of her two daughters.

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Loving the F Word (It’s Not What You Think)

Friday is my second favorite F word.  With the week I’ve had, I couldn’t be happier it’s Friday.  As everyone knows, my 8-year-old son had an emergency appendectomy this week.  He has been such an amazing trooper and as his mother, I couldn’t be prouder. 

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Would You Support A Cash-Free Turnpike?

The Massachusetts Turnpike is going cash-free, not toll-free, but cash-free. For those without an E-Z Pass in their vehicle, the turnpike authority will send the motorist a bill in the mail.

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Photo, Randy McCoy
Photo, Randy McCoy

Randy’s BIG Splash at Funtown Splashtown

Had a huge amount of fun at Funtown Splashtown this weekend. We played in the water at the beginning of the day and then played on the rides in the evening. Some of my favorite water attractions were: Pirates Paradise, The Tornado, Triton's Twist and Poseidon's Plunge.

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Ilda Masa, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Are You Concerned With The Ebola Planes Landing In Bangor?

The airplane bringing missionary Nancy Writetbol, landed to refuel in Bangor this morning as it brings the patient to a hospital in Atlanta. This is the second plane with the second patient with Ebola to land in Bangor to refuel.

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