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Maine Drivers Warned To Be On The Lookout For Deer

State transportation and wildlife officials are urging Maine motorists to be extra careful this time of year for deer on the roads. The deer population in Maine has rebounded to about 200,000, according to a state biologist. That's a nice recovery from when about a third of the Maine deer population died during the 2008-09 winter.

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The Walking Dead Season 4 Photos Infected
AMC

UPDATE: ‘The Walking Dead’ Filming in Maine in December! IT’S A HOAX!!

I WAS SO PULLED IN! DANG IT! Turns out the story I found was just a hoax...and I believed it. Sorry for getting all your hopes up.I am easily fooled.

Here is the original article I wrote.

Calling all zombie fans! Calling all zombie fans!

Your wish is coming true because the television show 'The Walking Dead' will be filming an episode RIGHT HERE IN MAINE!

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Maine Army National Guard Breaks Record!

While at the Walmart in Augusta at the Augusta Marketplace, the Maine Army National Guard is helping out our 'Tanks'giving Food Drive. Last year, PFC Julia Morrison did a pushup for every dollar that was donated. And, even though her shoulder is hurting, she has decided to try and break the record this year.

And her fellow soldiers decided to join in!

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

B98.5, Maine Army National Guard Tanksgiving Food Drive, November 4-8

As we get ready to start our 14th annual Tanksgiving food drive there are some alarming facts about hunger in Maine. Ten years ago 9 percent of the state’s population, about 53,000, didn’t have enough food to put on their table. That number has jumped to 15 percent today, or 132,000 Mainer’s.

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Getty Images, photo by Gregory Shamus
Getty Images, photo by Gregory Shamus

Randy’s College Football Wrap Up, Week 10

It is week 10 in College Football and #1 Alabama had the week off. On October 5th the Michigan Wolverines beat Minnesota to win the oldest division rival trophy, ‘The Little Brown Jug’, but this Saturday they lost to Michigan State and the Spartans won the second oldest division rival trophy ‘The Paul Bunyan Trophy’. State won 29-6.

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Deer B & W
Photo by Rick Turcotte

Maine Deer Hunting Season Starts Nov. 2!

You've been waiting all year for this! This week, you've been cleaning your gun, finding your heat packets for your boots and hands, siting your rifle, heading to Hussey's to buy ammunition, dousing things with 'deer in heat' scents...

You're a hunter.

And proud of it!

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Getty Images, photo by John Gress
Getty Images, photo by John Gress

Randy’s College Football Wrap Up

Alabama at #1 had a slow start to the year but lately they have been playing like a number one team. They had no trouble with Tennessee in a 45-10 win. Both offensively and defensively the Crimson Tide looks good. Florida State jumped to Number 2 after last week’s impressive win on the road against Clemson and they look like a number two beating North Carolina State 40-17.

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Mercy Watson Book
Photo by Sharon Buck

Author Chris van Dusen in Maine

If your child has ever brought home a Mercy Watson book, then you know who I'm talking about!

A Portland born author, Chris van Dusen has visited many schools. He visited Benton Elementary last year, much to Anderson's delight! Tuesday, he was in Auburn at Jayden and Bradley's school and Jayden was so excited! Why? Well, here's why!

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Amity Stand Off
Susan McCormick - Townsquare Media

Standoff in Amity Ends Peacefully [UPDATE]

State police say the man involved in a standoff in the Southern Aroostook County town of Amity Tuesday has surrendered and has been taken to the to Aroostook County Jail.

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What the heck

Really? Maine Tops the List of States That Drink The Most?

All-righty-then, pass the Allen's. According to this survey from 'Blowfish for Hangovers', Maine is at the top of the list of states that drink the most. Maine is followed on the list by Wyoming, Alaska, Delaware and Washington D.C. But we are Mainers, we don’t complain about hangovers! Maine did NOT make the top five list of those who do whine about hangovers.

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