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Maine State Trooper Kneed Man Resisting Arrest – Is It Brutality? [VIDEO]

A video, that was released onto social media over weekend, is sparking a lot of debate.  In the video, a Maine State Police Trooper (who was responding to a domestic violence call) is trying to place the suspect under arrest.  When the suspect resists arrest, the trooper kneed him several times and even slapped him across the head a few times.

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Today Is ‘National Cookie Day’ – What’s Your Favorite Cookie?

Everyone has to have a favorite cookie.  At least one.  To celebrate National Cookie Day, I want to share my personal favorite and the recipe.  It was difficult narrowing it down because I LOVE cookies.  But I, without a doubt, my favorite cookie is the Chocolate Crinkle Cookie.  

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Christmas/Holiday Commercials Are Always The Same – Time For A Change? [VIDEO]

Yes, Yellow M&M and Red M&M...He DOES exists!  Yes, Santa...They DO exist!  I feel like I've been watching the same Christmas/Holiday commercials for the last 15+ years.  They are cute...but the time is going to come when my kids will be telling their kids that they watched the same commercial when they were little.  Let's see something...new.

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Television
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What Do You Think Of A Three Percent Hospitality Fee On Your Restaurant Bill?

Some diners at restaurants in Boston are charging customers with a new 3 percent hospitality fee. That fee is going straight to the kitchen staff, to help bridge the gap between how much they make and how much the front of house makes.

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Bee A Courteous Cautious Winter Driver – Snow Need To Panic

With the winter weather soon approaching, that means slick roads are in our futures.  This usually brings 2 kinds of drivers.  Those who think they are 'pros' and don't feel it is necessary to use caution.  They are invincible.  They also have zero tolerance for the second kind of driver...the cautious driver.  The driver who, whether nervous or not, just wants to get from point A to point B in one piece...doesn't matter how long it takes them.  

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Most Popular Toy For Christmas – PIE FACE! [VIDEO]

It just might be my opinion that Pie Face is the most popular Christmas must-have.  But based off of observation, I'm thinking it's a FACT!  Two weeks ago at the Augusta Wal-Mart, they had an entire shelf of Pie Face games.  I grabbed one.  I was at the register with it.  My 5-year-old noticed it in the cart and got excited.  I didn't want her to know we were getting it...she's a blabber mouth.  So I put it back.

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They Have A ‘Club Of The Month’ For Everything [VIDEO]

I remember when Fruit of the Month was THE gift to give for that 'hard to shop for' person.  A different fruit for each month, delivered on your doorstep.  Reminds me the classic scene from 'Everybody Loves Raymond' when Ray's mother is so overwhelmed by 'all this fruit'.  

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Does Your Child Want ‘Bunchems’ For Christmas? You Might Want To Rethink Before You Buy

I was shopping around with my 5-year-old daughter, Chloe.  She found a box of Bunchems and said 'This is all I want for Christmas!!"  She continued on to say the usual stuff to convince mommy, daddy and whoever might have been listening how she would do all the chores for fifteen thousand seconds (yes seconds) and promised to be good until she died.  

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‘A Vote For Vermin Supreme Is A Vote Thrown Away’ – VOTE VERMIN SUPREME FOR PRESIDENT [VIDEO]

Vermin Supreme is the lesser known Democratic candidate.  In his campaign, he insists all Americans should have a pony.  His plans on beating ISIS is through time travel.  And he wears a large boot on his head.  

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B98.5 Listeners Share Their Favorite Christmas Movies [VIDEOS]

Sarah shared earlier this week that she didn't have a favorite Christmas movie that she looks forward to watching.  Maybe a good one just, that meets her standards,  hasn't been made yet!  Curious, she took to Facebook and our listeners chimed in with their opinion on what movie was their favorite.  Some of these movies, Sarah hasn't even heard of. 

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