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Question Of The Day: Stephen Drew or Brock Holt?

Boston baseball fans are loving the hustle of utility infielder Brock Holt. The Red Sox resigned their shortstop from last season Stephen Drew. This is setting up an interesting situation for the team.

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Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images

The Heat and The Spurs, NBA Finals

The NBA Finals start Thursday and it’s a repeat of last year’s final with the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. The Heat won last year’s series in seven games, this year they open in San Antonio as the Spurs had the best record in the NBA.

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Eldad Carin, Thinkstock
Eldad Carin, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Should Maine Legalize Marijuana?

The states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana and now there is a push for Maine to follow suit. The group Marijuana Policy Project is leading a campaign for ballot initiatives, to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older, in South Portland, Lewiston and York.

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Personal Info Being Hacked at an Alarming Rate

Almost half of American adults have had their personal information exposed by hackers this year. That’s about 110 million adults according to the identity Theft Resource Center. For 12 month period that number is very high.

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Allison Shelley, Getty Images

Fifty US Senators, Including Angus King, Urges NFL To Back Washington Redskins Name Change

Fifty U.S. Senators, including Angus King from Maine, have urged the National Football League to endorse a name change for the Washington Redskins. They state that the team's name is a racial slur.

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Stephen Chernin, Getty Images

First Ikea Store to Become a Museum

The Swedish furniture store Ikea opened their first sore in 1943 in southern Sweden and they have decided to turn that store into an Ikea museum. The town of Almhult saw the opening of the first store and just last year they moved into a new location.

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Joe Robbins, Getty Images

Michael Sam’s Draft Day Kiss: Your Opinion

The NFL 2014 Draft was held over the weekend in New York City. History was made, as the first openly gay football player, University of Missouri defensive end, Michael Sam was drafted in the seventh round by the St. Louis Rams.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Venezuela Tops the Misery Index

The Cato Institute, the people that publish the misery report has named Venezuela as the most miserable nation in the world. The formula used to determine the list includes inflation, unemployment, GPA growth and lending rates.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

It’s That Time of the Year For Mainers To Get Stuff Out of the Shed

With spring grudgingly making it its way to central Maine, its an annual chore that I actually look forward to, it's unloading the shed! Getting the plastic table and chairs for the back deck. Getting the lawn mower out and trying to get it started.

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Outdoors Tags: ,
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Maine’s Photo ID EBT Cards: What Do You Think?

A program to strengthen Maine's welfare programs started this Monday, despite some advice from the federal government. A new photo ID is to be added to electronic benefits transfer cards (EBT cards), those cards are used like debit cards by welfare recipients.

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