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Today Is National Nap Day! 8 Reasons You Should Take A Nap

Today is National Nap Day!  What a great day.  We spent most of our childhoods rebelling against them, and if I could go back to Kindergarten and regain each nap I rejected, I would.  Aside from the fact that naps feel so darn good!  There are actually many benefits to taking a little daytime siesta.

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Hemera Technologies, Thinkstock

Old Orchard Beach Named One Of America’s Coolest Small Towns

The readers of Budget Travel magazine have spoken and included Old Orchard Beach, Maine as one of the top ten coolest small towns in America.

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iStockphoto

Maine Lawmakers Looking At Banning Cellphones While Driving

State Senator Roger Katz of Augusta proposed a bill that would prohibit Maine drivers from using handheld cellphones.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Muslim Holidays Are Now New York City Public School Holidays [POLL]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced earlier today that the Muslim holidays of Eid-al-Adha and al-Fitr have been added to the city's public school schedule. The mayor calling it 'a change that respects the diversity of our city.'

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Would You Support Making It Illegal To Smoke With A Child In A Car?

New Hampshire lawmakers discussed a bill that if passed would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a child in the car.

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Peter Spiro, Thinkstock

Maine Lawmakers Considering Extending School Day [POLL]

The Maine State House will be discussing a bill today that will allow schools to extend the school day by an hour in order to make up for all of the snow days that have occurred this winter.

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Getty Images

Sarah Reviews 50 Shades Of Grey [VIDEO]

I finally ventured out last night and watched the movie of the year...50 Shades of Grey.  I have read all 3 books and have been anticipating the release of this hot steamy flick.  So, I have high expectations when it comes movies based off of books.  I always want it to be better than the book...and since this book was so poorly written, making a great movie should be an easy task. 

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Gary Gershoff, Getty Images

What Do You Think: Should The Labrador Retriever Be Maine’s Official State Dog?

There will be some barking going on this afternoon at the Maine State House. It won't be republicans and democrats arguing with one another. It will actually be the dogs doing some barking.

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Peter Spiro, Thinkstock
Peter Spiro, Thinkstock

NAACP Asks Skowhegan High School To Change Their Nickname

The president of the Greater Bangor Area NAACP has formally asked Skowhegan High School officials to stop using the school nickname of Indians and the image of the mascot.

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People Helping People…A Thing Of The Past?

I encountered a situation last Thursday that continues to weigh heavy on my brain.  It was morning and I was on my way into work.  It was early and snowing.  On route 17, I came across a pick-up truck stuck in a snowbank.  It was dark and as I approached it and saw that the occupants were alone, I began to slow down to offer them help.  That's what I should do, right?

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