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These Students from UMaine are in South Carolina Today to Help NASA Live Stream the Eclipse

Students from the University of Maine's High Altitude Ballooning Group are traveling to South Carolina to take part in filming and live-streaming today's total solar eclipse for NASA.

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Maine Heating Oil Price Up

The Governor’s Energy Office reports heating oil prices in Maine have gone up over the past few weeks.

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Elvis Passed Away 40 Years Ago Today

August 16th, 1977, the King of Rock 'n' Roll passed away at the age of 42. His concert in Portland for the 17th was sold out, and was to be Elvis's next stop. Sadly, a heart attack tragically took his life. He spent the morning going over details of the tour and was to fly out that afternoon. Elvis had been off the road for about six weeks, playing his final show in Indianapolis on June 26th.

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Have You Ever Seen a Campfire in Slow Motion? Here’s What It Looks Like

There's nothing like a Maine campfire after a long day of swimming and fun in the sun. Here's a wicked cool slow-mo look at ours.

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After “Lobstah,” What’s Next?

It's the time of year when the roads are clogged with out of state visitors. Many of us have entertained friends and family, and there's always the inevitable first question: As a prepared Mainer, you have a token answer for them, and take them out for a good time. Thing is, they're around for more than a meal, and Maine has a ton of other great things to sample. What do you say when they ask, "what's next?"

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Two Tall Ships in Portland for Tours This Weekend (Aug. 5-6)

Today, August 4th is National Coast Guard Day. The Coast Guard is celebrating its 227th year being founded by an act of Congress in 1790. To celebrate two America’s Tall Ships will be in Portland this weekend.

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Maine Blueberry Harvesting Underway

The wild blueberry harvest season in Maine has begun, but the price for blueberries is not where growers would like it to be, which could lead to a financial loss for some growers.

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Guess What? Maine Has the 10th Best School System in America

According to the personal-finance website, WalletHub, Maine's school system is not as bad as we seem to hear about. They conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's states with the 'Best & Worst School Systems,' and Maine came in 10th.

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Where’s The Pumpkinhead?

While summer may be (shhhhh) on the decline, the end of July usually brings the arrival of Shipyard's Pumpkinhead. With it, Instagram gold, displaying the novelty of consuming a beer made for autumn. Yeah yeah yeah, we get it. It's 85 degrees and you're on a beach with something designed for fair season...cool.

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Maine Village Home to World’s Largest Crank Phone

Bryant Pond in western Maine is home to the world’s largest telephone.

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