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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Do You Still Mail Out Christmas Cards?

With technology these days, many of us send an e-card, or a Facebook message, instead of writing out a Christmas card and addressing an envelope and actually putting a stamp on it and mailing it out.

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Nicole S. Young, Thinkstock
Nicole S. Young, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Do You ‘Regift’?

With Christmas about three weeks away, the office Christmas parties will be coming up, and maybe you'll be that person who gets the gag gift during the Yankee swap. Or maybe, you have that one aunt that buys you socks every year.

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Minerva Studio, Thinkstock
Minerva Studio, Thinkstock

Should Stores In Maine Be Able To Open On Thanksgiving?

Maine has a law where retail stores of more than 5,000 square-feet can not open on holidays. The are exceptions in the law, for example, L.L.Bean.

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William Perugini, Thinkstock
William Perugini, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Gloves or Mittens?

The first day of winter is still just over a month away, but it has been very cold this week across the entire country. In fact, each of the fifty states, reported a temperature of 32 degrees or colder at some point during the day on Tuesday.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Should Towns Have The Right To Ban Tobacco Sales?

The town of Westiminster, Massachusetts is considering a ban on sales of all tobacco and nicotine products. A public hearing last night featured an angry group of residents as they loudly voiced opposition of the proposed ban.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Items That Have Gone Away

Progress, technology, things evolve and improve, but most often at the expense of something or someone. Sarah Dyer and I were talking this morning on the Morning Buzz of things you don't see anymore and it kind of made me sad and nostalgic.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

Halloween Is It Now More For Adults Than Kids?

I will admit, I am not a big fan of Halloween. Even as a kid, I enjoyed getting the candy, but I thought Halloween was more creepy than fun. Now as an adult, I think Halloween has become more for adults than for kids. Kids where I live do not go trick-or-treating like I did back in the day. Frankly, I think it's an excuse for adults to dress risque and party. But, I digress, I will occasional dress up and go to a Halloween party and I found a couple of past Halloween costumes of mine that I thought were pretty good.

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Question Of The Day: Do You Agree With The Welfare Work Requirements?

Tomorrow is October 1st and it will mark the beginning of major changes for many low-income residents in Maine. Governor Paul LePage's plans for welfare reform will take place.

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Jim Rogash, Getty Images

Tom Brady Or Jimmy Garoppolo?

The New England Patriots were routed on Monday Night Football last night, when the Kansas City Chiefs defeated New England 41-14. Tom Brady was benched in the fourth quarter of the game and rookie QB Jimmy Garoppolo came in and maybe lit the fuse for a quarterback controversy?

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Steve Pope - Getty Images

“I Feel Like I’m In Labor”…

Reading through "celebrity" news, I discovered that Bill Clinton is excited to become a grandfather and expressed "I feel like I'm in labor".  Chelsea, who announced in April that she was expecting, hinted that her due date is real close.

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