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Where Should You Hide Your Spare House Key?

There are thousands of homes robbed each year because people aren’t hiding their spare keys in the right place. Experts say never hide your key near the front door, under the door mat or a flower pot near the door. Burglars know these spots and it’s easy for them to get the key and enter you home.

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Winter Family Fun Days At Maine’s State Parks

I am not a winter person. I don't enjoy driving in the snow, I don't enjoy being cold, I not thrilled with shoveling snow. But, I live in Maine, so I try to embrace the best out of winter. You and your family can enjoy what winter in Maine has to offer with the Winter Family Fun Days at Maine's State Parks.

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Dan Kibwood, Getty Images

A Funny Tree Seen in the Forest

I have seen a lot of advertisements to 'discover the forest' lately. It is true you can see a lot of wonderful and beautiful things in nature. You can also find some sunny looking things in nature. Take a look at this tree and the way it grew.

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Thos Robinson, Getty Images

Snowflakes Studied and Identified

Professor Kenneth Libbrecht has been studying snowflakes for the past 17 years. He studies snowflakes to better understand structure formation and self-assembly. Scientists say the study of snowflakes in the pursuit of understanding basic science.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Farm Recycling Christmas Trees With Goats

Are you wondering what to do with the Christmas tree you are taking down? If you’re near Westbook, Maine, or you don’t mind the drive, they will take your tree.

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Getty Images

Some Cities Are Banning Sledding

Sledding, it was one of my favorite childhood memories of winter in Maine. Sliding down the hill behind the Cotes' yard on Pettingill Street in Lewiston. Sometimes we'd go to Davis Mountain at Bates College. Now some cities are banning sledding!

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Allison Shelley, Getty Images

Beavers Another Big Cause of Global Warming

According to research from Canada beavers may be a contributor to global warming. We have heard about methane from cows being a big cause of global warming but it seems the same problem is coming from beavers.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Ring In 2015 With A First Day Hike At A Maine State Park

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Bureau of Parks and Lands will be hosting a free, guided hike at five state parks on New Year's Day. It's all part of America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Happy ‘Take A Hike Day’: Where’s Your Favorite Place To Take a Hike?

November 17th is 'Take a Hike' Day. We'll leave the interpretation of whether that means an walk through the woods or to tell somebody to get lost! Hiking today in Maine could be a chilly one with snow, ice and rain falling.

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Stanley Chou, Getty Images

Skateboarder Catches Fire During Stunt

A 21 year old skateboarding stuntman tried a stunt on top of a commuter train this past Sunday. The train, in Connecticut, was bound for New York and Brian McClellen decided to try to ride on top of the train while it was moving.

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