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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s 2014 Baseball Predictions: National League

The baseball season is here! I love baseball, in fact, I plan my summer vacation around going to Fenway Park to catch the Red Sox. I also have been known to make a trip or two to Hadlock Field to watch the Portland Sea Dogs! It's always fun to try and predict which teams will make it to the post season.

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Category: Opinion, Sports Tags: ,
Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Central Maine Rough Road Roundup

I have noticed something different this spring while driving around Augusta. I have seen 'Rough Road' signs popping up, I've seen them on Bangor Street and Mount Vernon Avenue. I am use to seeing the orange 'Frost Heave' signs but I never noticed these 'Rough Road' signs.

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Kentucky v Wichita State

Why is College Basketball Better Than the NBA?

Ok....so while Chad was taking a nap after a hard day at work yesterday, I went to the school and picked up the kids. I tried to keep the kids quiet. They did GREAT! They did their homework, they read books, played upstairs.

It was I who had the problem.

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photo by Sharon Buck
photo by Sharon Buck

It Sure Is Monday

I went out to my car to let it run on this cold morning and I noticed that my front driver side tire was almost completely flat. I just bought the front tires a month ago. I drive to a nearby gas station to put air in the tire, it did no good. What to do now?

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Renees Survival Book

‘Ban Bossy’ Movement To Encourage Girls To Be Leaders

Have you heard about the ‘Ban Bossy’ movement? It is about not labeling young women as bossy or pushy for being assertive or a leader. I know that some may think this is non-issue, but I can tell you those messages as a young person make impression that one may not even realize until much later in life. Check out this video about 'Ban Bossy'.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
Doug Pensinger, Getty Images

What Do You Think of The NFL penalizing the ‘N’ Word? [POLL]

The National Football League is expected to agree to start penalizing players 15 yards for saying the racial slur, the 'N' word on the field. It's expected that the first offense will be a 15 yard penalty and the second offense would result in an ejection.

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Category: NFL, Opinion Tags: ,
Miracle on Ice U

Some Historical Moments in Sports on this Day in History

Some interesting and stand-out accomplishments in sports occurred on this day, February 24, in sports history. Some of the highlights: in 1960 the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated Germany 9-1 in the final rounds to win the United States first gold medal in hockey. This medal win is known as the ‘forgotten miracle’ because the U.S. was not considered to have a chance to win.

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Three Lions, Getty Images
Three Lions, Getty Images

‘University Based Retirement Community?’ What A Great Idea!

I know a fair amount about retirement living. I had great interest in the retirement community my mother had chosen. It made me think about such matters for my own future. I have to admit, the communities I know about are wonderful. If it were not for that age limit, I would consider moving now! But, alas, I am still too young!

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iStock,  162662412
iStock, 162662412

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Chemo Treatments Are…Well…Super Boring

My boyfriend, significant other, whatever you want to call him was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. As the support system to him on this, it has been an amazing journey of what goes on for a patient. Recently, his cancer journey has taken him to cancer class and chemotherapy. What a learning curve he is facing.

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My Nails by Nancy at Mahalas Day Spa

A Cherub On My Thumb? YES…It’s Nail Stamping With Nancy @ Mahala’s Day Spa

It is not secret, I love being at Mahala’s Day Spa, it’s fun and relaxing and I like the people. But they are all pros at what they do. However, the nail shellac they do at Mahala’s is just an amazing product, but now…Nancy Danforth is taking it to a whole new level with nail stamping. I mean, really, check out my nails! And with it being shellac, they will last for WEEKS and look perfect. Yes, it will last until they take it off. 

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