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Sharon THOUGHT She Grew A Watermelon…But It’s Not

Chad and I planted many things in our garden: corn, tomatoes, peas, beans and watermelons. I knew our garden was doing well and I THOUGHT I saw the VERY FIRST watermelon growing.

But it's not a watermelon.

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Getty Images, photo by Gareth Cattermole
Getty Images, photo by Gareth Cattermole

The Flip Flop Report on Beach Attitudes

It’s called the Flip Flop report, and it was compiled by Expedia Travel to see what beach attitudes are worldwide. The favorite beach activity for Americans in walking along the beach followed by people watching. Swimming came in third and sunbathing fourth.

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Sharon and Chad’s Garden Growing!

We started late. I'm a procrastinator by nature but we still we able to get the garden in!

And it's starting to pay off!

Take a gander at our tomatoes!

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Getty Images, Photo by Richard Heathcote
Getty Images, Photo by Richard Heathcote

Goodyear Getting Away From Blimps and Going to Zeppelins

Goodyear blimps have been around at sporting and other events for a long time and, after decades of Goodyear having blimps in their fleet, a new generation of the Goodyear flying machines is being built. Instead of a blimp, Goodyear is building a zeppelin.

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Getty Images, photo by Time Life Pictures

Woman From England Finds Maggots in Her Ear

Rochelle Harris had visited South America, specifically Peru, with her boyfriend, and when she returned home to England some strange things seemed to be happening to her. She developed sharp pains on one side of her face and she began to hear scratching noises in her head. When she woke up one morning and found blood on her pillow, it was off to the hospital.

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Getty Images, photo by Jason Miller
Getty Images, photo by Jason Miller

Cleveland Indians Fan Has One Lucky Day

Fans go to baseball games hoping to catch a foul ball; some go their whole life without getting close. For one Cleveland Indians fan, the lottery would have been easier to win than what happened to him this past Sunday. The Indians were playing the Kansas City Royals at home, when Greg Van Niel, a season ticket holder, had a baseball fan's dream come true.

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Getty Images Photo

Cassini Space Probe to Photograph Earth From Saturn

The Cassini space probe was launched in 1997 with its mission to enter the orbit of Saturn and study the planet's rings. Cassini arrived at its destination in 2004 and has been studying the planet since. This Friday, July 19, at 5:27 p.m. EDT, the space probe will take a picture of Earth from its vantage point 898 million miles away.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Completes PFBF Half Marathon: How Did She Do?

It was a beautiful morning. Perfect day for a half marathon for the Special Olympics of Maine. PFBF has been putting on their 5K and half marathon for the past 3 years and year 4 turned out even BIGGER!

I made sure I had Central Maine's Country B98.5 downloaded on my phone so I could run/jog/walk along the 13.1 mile loop and listen to Retro Country USA, my FAVORITE show on our station.

But how long would I be running?

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Getty Images, photo by Larry Busacca
Getty Images, photo by Larry Busacca

Message in a Bottle Returned to Mother After Daughter’s Death

In one of those unexplainable events life gives us every now and then, a clean-up after Superstorm Sandy, has provided one of them. As billions of pieces of debris were being cleaned off the beaches in the Northeast, one worker in the small town of Patchogue, New York, noticed a green plastic ginger ale bottle that looked like just another piece of garbage.

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Norman the Scooter Riding Dog Goes for World Record

Norman is known as the ‘scooter dog’, he’s actually a 3-year-old French sheepdog that is training to break the Guinness Book of World Records scooter ride, unassisted. Norman is from Canton, Georgia, and if he can ride his scooter 98 feet, he breaks the record.

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