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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

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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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

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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Getty Images, photo by Ralph Orlowski

Matt ‘BB Gun’ Krause Wins Cherry Pit Spitting Championship

In Eau Claire, Michigan, they recently held the annual International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship and the title went to first time winner Matt ‘BB Gun’ Krause. It may have been the first win for Matt, but the Krause family has dominated the contest, winning 24 of 39 championships.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon’s Never Done This. Have You?

This was something I never did as a kid. I never had the opportunity because we didn't own a tent.

Until now.

Did you ever sleep outside in a tent in your yard? I wish I had. Luckily, I can live through Anderson, Bradley and Jayden.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Went To Carrabassett Valley For Fireworks

I've never been to Carrabassett Valley before. I've been through it to get to Sugarloaf but never had the opportunity to stop and visit for a while.

I'm sure glad I did!

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Getty Images, photo by Johannes Simon

Farm Uses Cow Manure to Provide Electricity for Their Buildings

A Dairy farmer in Pennsylvania is saving $200,000 a year by recycling cow manure to power his farm. He owns 600 cows so the manure piles up quickly and he says it’s a fairly easy process to convert the manure to run his four generators that run the farm.

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