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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
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
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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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

New England Patriots Football: Are You Excited For This Season?

Once again this season, B-98.5, is your home in central Maine for New England Patriots football. It all begins this Thursday with a preseason game at Washington. Experts are expecting another strong season this year.

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Nick Laham, Getty Images

Best/Worse in NFL 2014

Top picks in the NFL to go all the way this year are Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, New England and New Orleans. Makes sense since they all made to the playoffs last year. Seattle won it all with a win over Denver, but also beat New Orleans in the NFC Championship game.

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