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Giant Sequoia the ‘Tunnel Tree’ Falls During Northern California Storm

A powerful winter storm in California has brought down an ancient tree, carved into a living tunnel more than a century ago.

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Sarah Is Gifted Some Cottle’s Place Waterpark Treasures

Back in July, I did a little reminicing down memory lane during the Morning Buzz.  I remembered going to a waterpark in Waterville when I'd visit with my family, in Maine, during the summer.  I reached out to listeners to see if anyone else remembered this or was it merely a figment of my imagination.  

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Watch: Check Out This Tourism Video Of Maine From The 1950’s

What a gem! This is a promotional video for the Maine Department of Economic Development from the Northeast Historic Film YouTube page. With 1950's footage of basically every tourist destination in Maine, this is like something out of Back To The Future...

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Category: Family, Movies, Outdoors, Videos
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Great Sledding Spots In Maine

I heard the local weatherman hint that we could be getting snow over the Thanksgiving Day holiday. When I was a kid that meant time to get the sled and have some fun. My go to sledding spot when I was growing up in Lewiston was at Davis Mountain at Bates College.

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#AmazingMaine: See The Milky Way Light Up The Sky in Northeast Harbor [VIDEO]

In this amazing timelapse video from Ron Risman on Vimeo, you can actually see the rotation of the Earth as the Milky Way rises above Northeast Harbor.

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Tis’ The Season For The B98.5 Tanksgiving Food Drive

It's that time of year again!  Central Maine's largest food drive will kick off on November 7th and will continue through November 10th.  The Bee Crew will be all over Central Maine taking donations of non-perishable food items to be distributed to local food pantries.  But, now is the time to start cleaning out your pantry and challenging your coworkers, friends, family to do the same.

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New Record For Running Across America

 

How about this for a new record, running across America in record time. Leaving San Francisco on September 12 and arriving in New York on October 24. Pete Kostelick did it.

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UMaine Professor, 50, Dies in Antarctica

A University of Maine professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences died in an accident Saturday in Antarctica.

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Newry, Maine Couple Win the North American Wife Carrying Championship

 

This year's winners of the North American Wife Carrying Championship are a husband and wife from Maine. The Wife Championship was held Saturday in Newry, Maine.

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Pumpkins were added to Halloween tradition because they were easier to carve than turnips.
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Central Maine Pick Your Own Pumpkin Guide

Halloween is only three weeks away and it's time to start thinking about getting the pumpkins to decorate your home, for the kids to carve and for pumpkin pies. A great way to spend some time with your family is by going to a local pumpkin patch and picking out a pumpkin or two.

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