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Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Renee’s BF Has Been Diagnosed

I am 48 and it was just over two months ago cancer made itself known in my circle. Not me, my boyfriend. (How is that possible I made it to this age and have known none first hand with cancer? Amazing.) But now, I am getting front right seat to cancer and treatment. So here is how this story starts

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

What’s Your Favorite Football Snack Food?

The 'Big Game' is about to kickoff. The purest will love the game, many are watching for the commercials and then there are the football parties! What is your favorite food for snacking on while watching the 'Big Game'?

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Rick Stewart, Getty Images

Big Game Sunday and the Two That Standout to Me

Here on Super Sunday I think back on two of these games that really standout in my memory. The first is the first time the New England Patriots won the big game. They beat St. Louis 20-17 on an Adam Venatieri 48 yard field goal as time ran out.

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Renees Survival Book

A Bit-O-Self-Reliance Is Good For All Of Us-Even A Princess Like Me!

The weather in the Atlanta Georgia area, subsequent traffic problems, the finger pointing about who is to blame and how things could have been done better have been in the news and got me thinking about stuff. What about some common sense and self-reliance? I guess as a Mainer in our mostly rural state

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David McNew, Getty Images

Denver County Fair To Celebrate Legal Recreational Marijuana

How fun? To me, this seems the next natural step for Denver, Colorado, where recreational use of pot is legal.  Denver County Fair will a joint-rolling contest (done with oregano, not the real thing), the Best Homemade Bong contest, dioramas made with Peeps and a Drag Queen Contest! Oh ya, there will be judging of the plants in the same way fairs judge other crops.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Andy Capwell’s American Idol Recap: Atlanta Auditions

The American Idol auditions were in Atlanta, Georgia and the level of talented contestants continues this season. The judges gave Golden Hollywood tickets to around 40 more singers, many that the television audience didn't see during the hour long broadcast last night.

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Category: Music News, Opinion
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Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Poll Question: Which Country Artist Are You Most Looking Forward To Seeing At The Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion?

You heard the announcement this morning with Randy McCoy and Sharon Buck during the morning buzz on B-98.5. The Country Megaticket this summer at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

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Al Bello, Getty Images

Andy Capwell’s Championship Weekend Predictions

The AFC and NFC Championship games are this Sunday and you can hear both games right here on B-98.5! The match-ups look to be exactly what the NFL and football fans were hoping for, the potential of two epic games. Here go my predictions!

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William Lovelace, Getty Images

Heroin Use in the State of Maine is Up

Heroin use in Maine is on the rise. Twenty-eight of 163 people who died from overdoses in 2012 were due to heroin. Last year's numbers will likely exceed those of 2012. The 2013 numbers have yet to be released.

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Harold Cunningham, Getty Images

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Wins Car Of The Year: What’s The Best Car You Ever Owned?

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has won Car of the Year honors at the Detroit auto show, while the Chevrolet Silverado was named the show's Truck of the Year.

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