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Earthquake in Central Maine to Welcome Summer

Yes, you did feel an earthquake this morning. And it was right here in Central Maine. Between Augusta and Waterville , just west of Sidney,to be exact.  Well, good morning! 

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Governor Paul LePage Said What About Vaseline and a Democratic Senator?

Well, Maine Governor Paul LePage has put Maine in the national spotlight again...and not for the right reasons. Mouth, insert foot.

LePage today (6/20) said Sen. Troy Jackson, a Democrat from Aroostook County, “claims to be for the people but he’s the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline.”

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Justin Sullivan,Getty Images

Maine Has The Oldest Population In The Country

We're number one, we're number one! Maine tops the list of the oldest population in the United States. Maine's median age was 43.5 years last year, that is up from 43.2 years in 2011.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Alfond Youth Center Wraps Up TBall

It was a great turnout at Little Fenway in Oakland on Thursday when the four T-Ball teams gathered to play their last game of the summer.

And next year, Anderson moves up to the Cal Ripken Little League!

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Maine’s Cold Blue Steel Opened For Trace Adkins!

What an incredible weekend! While everyone else was at the Taste of Country Music Festival in Hunter Mountain, NY, I was traveling to Gilford, New Hampshire. And for good reason:

Chad and Cold Blue Steel were opening for Trace Adkins!

And I HAD to be there! Wouldn't have missed it...even if Hugh Jackman was coming to town!

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Photo from Getty Images

Harmony Boy Recovering From Loss Of Leg After Lawn Mower Accident

Four-year-old Jaydon Talbot of Harmony is recovering from the amputation of his right leg after he was caught in the blades of a lawn mower his father was driving. The accident happened this past Wednesday evening, when the boy's father was cutting the grass at their home.

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One Of The Eagles DIED!

We here at B98.5 have been tuning into the Biodiversity Research Institute Eagle Cam they have in Brookfield, Maine. Every week we look for an update on the two chicks and they have been getting bigger. It's so soothing. It's been amazing to see these little birds grow. We named them Tut Tut and Fifi.

But there is now some sad news.

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Getty Images, photo by Rick Diamond
Getty Images, photo by Rick Diamond

Plenty of Things to Do in the Month of June Around Maine

There are a lot of fun events on the way in the month of June in Maine starting with the B98.5 ‘Bee a Country Star’ at T & B’s Outback Tavern in Waterville. It’s the ultimate karaoke contest (more info on our web site at b985.fm) the finals will be at the Whatever Family Festival at Capital Park in Augusta June 29th. The Festival runs from June 19th to July 4th.

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Greenbush Woman To Appear On ‘Jeopardy!’

What is this Wednesday night for $200? The answer is that you can cheer for Kathy Nitschke, a customer service representative, from Greenbush,Maine, as she competes on 'Jeoprady!'.

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Waitressing Purple cow
Photo by Sharon Buck

Waitressing Wednesday A Success!

What a month! I've never waited on so many people or seen so many eggs in my 7 years of Waitressing Wednesday!

Did we reach our goal of $1,900? We sure did!

But by how much?

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