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Does Lifetouch Charge More At Different Local Schools? See What We Found

Earlier this week, I was talking about how I'm already getting flyers telling me picture day is coming up at school.  A listener reached out to me wanting to know the validity of a story that was posted on a website called awesomejelly.com.  This site claimed that Lifetouch was charging more for pictures at one school vs. the other.

According to an official from Lifetouch, the difference in pricing is because some schools choose to charge more than the company's base price as a fundraiser, and 100% of that extra money goes to the school.

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Wedding cake topper
Thinkstock Images

Do Bakeries Charge More Because It’s A ‘Wedding Cake’?

This is an interesting topic.  A couple weeks ago, I was watching the news, and honestly I can't remember if it was national or local.  They did an undercover investigation about local bakeries and whether or not they charge more for a cake because it's for a wedding.  Through their investigation, this was the case.  Watching this story, brought up my own personal experience...

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Hippie
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Which Maine City Is Stuck In The 1960’s?

Travel.alot.com has a neat little article about 'American Cities Stuck in the 1960's'. One of the cities on their list of twenty is right here in Maine.

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Maine on the Map
Marcio Silva

What’s The Best Song Ever About Maine?

Thrillist.com has put together a list of the 'Best Song About All 50 US States'.

Thrillist is a website that labels itself as ‘a leading men’s digital lifestyle brand’, listed what they deemed the best songs about each of the 50 states...

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Sawyer School
school pictures

Not Even A Full Week Of School & It’s Already Picture Time

My biggest pet peeve of the kids going back to school...Picture Day!!  My kids haven't even been in school for a full week and I'm already getting notices that picture day is coming!  The notices aren't even pieces of paper sent home in their folders.  No, these are emails.  They do emails now!!  Not just once...but 6 times.  So, my phone dings as though I'm getting an test message...I look...PICTURE DAY!!  

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Snow-White-Sleeping

POLL: Do You Let Your Teen Spend The Night At Boyfriend/Girlfriend’s House?

As a mom with teenagers in the house and being part of a blended family, this question has recently circulated through our home.  This could just be my opinion, but when you are a blended family...you're not just dealing with your own personal thoughts.  You've got other minds that play a role raising your child.

 

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Wing Dryer, YouTube
Wing Dryer, YouTube

Vote For The Sunday River Bridge

USA Today has been holding a series of 10 Best Readers' Choice 2016 on a wide range of topics, over the summer Old Orchard Beach Pier was up for Best Boardwalk in America, it finished in 8th place. Right now, one of the readers' choice polls is for best covered bridge in America.

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Governor-Paul-LePage

LePage Considering Resignation, According To Reports

According to reports, embattled Maine Gov. Paul LePage has said he is considering resigning, though he later seemed to back off from that statement.

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Category: News, Opinion
Dave Rowland, Getty Images
Dave Rowland, Getty Images

Bee Taste Test: Burger King Whopperito

How do you expand the fast food burger market? First they expanded their menus to include breakfast. Next, chicken sandwiches were added to the menu. What is going to be the next big thing? Burger King hopes it is the Whopperito.

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Bee Battle Aaron Lewis v Lauren Alaina

Bee Battle: Lauren Alaina Vs. Aaron Lewis [VOTE]

Lauren Alaina goes for her fifth win and a place in the Bee Battle Hall of Fame, to get there, she'll have to win this week's Bee Battle against Aaron Lewis.

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