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Terrific Maine Foliage Season

It looks like it is going to be a terrific fall foliage season in Maine this year. The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says conditions in the northernmost part of Maine are prime for very low leaf drop and subtle color changes.

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Goodshot, Thinkstock

How Was Your Summer?

Labor Day weekend already? Summer sure seems to go by quicker and quicker each year! So, how was your summer? What did you and your family get to do? What would you grade this summer?

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Michael Richards, Getty Images

Maine’s ‘Open Lighthouse Day’ September 13th

Maine’s annual Open Lighthouse Day is Saturday, September 13. On that day, 22 lighthouses around the state will offer free admission to visitors. The annual draw is 15,000 to 18,000 people as they get the opportunity to climb to the top of the lighthouses.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

‘Untapped’ Mable Energy in a Bottle

 

Slopeside Syrup Company in Vermont is tapping into the energy drink market. It’s geared toward athletes like runners, skiers and anyone else involved in outdoor sports. It not your typical energy drink, it’s pure organic Vermont maple syrup in a bottle.

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Marco Luzzani, Getty Images

Its O.K. to Pee in Ocean

Something people have been doing for years just got conformation from the American Chemical Society, its O.K. to pee in the ocean! They point out that urine is 95% water and whatever else is in it doesn’t pose a threat to ocean life.

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David McNew, Getty Images

New Land Speed Record Set

A new land speed record has been set by Mike Newman from England. He drove a modified 1200 horsepower Nissan GT-R at 200 miles per hour, not that fast you say? Mike is blind! It’s a world record for land speed for a blind person.

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Brian Lawdermilk, Getty Images

Nationwide Series Looking for New Sponsor

The current secondary NASCAR race is the Nationwide series but that may change soon. NASCAR and Comcast’s Xfinity are in negotiations to become the title sponsor. It would be a five to six year deal at more than $100 million with the first year’s rights and activation fees $9 million for each or $18 million.

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Photo, Randy McCoy
Photo, Randy McCoy

Randy’s BIG Splash at Funtown Splashtown

Had a huge amount of fun at Funtown Splashtown this weekend. We played in the water at the beginning of the day and then played on the rides in the evening. Some of my favorite water attractions were: Pirates Paradise, The Tornado, Triton's Twist and Poseidon's Plunge.

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Justin Bieber Ringtone Saves Man

A Russian fisherman, Igor Vorozhbitsyn, says Justin Bieber saved his life when a bear attacked him. He was headed to a fishing spot in northern Russia when he was suddenly attacked by a bear. The bear was on top of him before he knew what happened, that’s when his phone rang.

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Handout, Getty Images

North Korea Opens Summer Camp for Kids

You can now send you kids to summer camp in North Korea. Starting a few days ago the 30 year old Songdowon International Children’s Camp opened for young children to enjoy. The camp is mostly for children from communist countries but kids from all over are invited

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