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Some Cities Are Banning Sledding

Sledding, it was one of my favorite childhood memories of winter in Maine. Sliding down the hill behind the Cotes' yard on Pettingill Street in Lewiston. Sometimes we'd go to Davis Mountain at Bates College. Now some cities are banning sledding!

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Are You Planning A Family Vacation In 2015?

That's my plan.  For us, there is only one place on this planet to vacation...Disney World!  We've been once as a blended family and my children have been a handful of times with me and their dad.  I'd like to think I know all the in's and out's that are to vacationing on a dime and I will share them with you, but if I'm missing something, I want you to share your secrets with me.

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Category: Family, Offbeat, Opinion
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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

‘Question Of The Day’: Should ‘Hoodies’ Be Banned In Public?

An Oklahoma state lawmaker wants to ban the wearing of 'hoodie' style sweatshirts in public areas.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

How Was Your 2014?

2015 is here, it sounds so futuristic to me. I have never been a big fan of New Year's, I often think back of the past year, of loved ones that are no longer with us. But, this New Year's Day, as I reflected back over 2014. I can honestly say there were a lot of things to be thankful for.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Should Parents Be Allowed To Opt Out Of Vaccinating Their Children?

Maine has the 5th highest number of parental opt outs in the nation when it comes to vaccinating their children.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Who Do You Admire Most?

The annual Gallup Poll finds that President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are the most admired man and woman in the United States. Here's more about that poll.

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What Toy Didn’t Stand Up To Its Hype In Your House?

Commercials always make toys out to be these amazing pieces of magic.  When kids see that, they always want it.  Of course, having already been there and done that as a child yourself, you try to tell them that toys in commercials never live up the their hype.  But, I guess you have to live and learn.

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Television
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William Perugini, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Christmas Ham Or Turkey?

Christmas Day is tomorrow and after seeing what Santa left you under the tree, it's time for the Christmas Dinner. That leads us to our 'Question of the Day'.

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Category: Christmas, Food, Opinion Tags: , , ,
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Do You Encourage Your Kids To Participate In The Spirit Of Giving?

With the Holiday season here, do you encourage your child to participate in the Spirit of Giving?  Or, do you not think that is an important lesson to foster in a child's mind?  Since I'm raising 6 kids, I noticed this weekend that half of them are all about giving and half are more focused on the receiving.

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Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Will Threats Keep You From Seeing The Movie ‘The Interview’?

A movie theater in New York City has cancelled their premiere showing of the Sony Pictures movie 'The Interview'. Following the hacking of Sony, a group has posted threats against people who go to watch the movie.

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