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The Best and Worst States For Summer Road Trips

WalletHub.com took a look at the best and worst states for taking a summer road trip. It's that time of the year, when the family hits the road to head to the beach or the amusement park. About 85 percent of Americans are planning a summer vacation and nearly 90 percent of them will be behind the wheel.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Growing Trend: Adult Summer Camps

With school out for the summer, many kids in central Maine will be going to summer camp. A growing trend is now summer camps for adults.It combines the fun of a tradition summer camp and them some adult twists to camp.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images

USDA Says There’s a Way to Eat a Healthier S’Mores

Summer is coming and one of the great treats is s’mores. Now the government is stepping in and saying you need to eat a healthier type of s’more.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

What’s Your Favorite Summer Activity? [POLL]

Memorial Day weekend is here! After the long, snowy and cold winter, Mainers and visitors to Maine are ready to kickoff the unofficial start to summer! The Maine Turnpike and U.S. Route 1 will be crowed and the beaches and camps will start to fill up.

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Goodshot, Thinkstock

How Was Your Summer?

Labor Day weekend already? Summer sure seems to go by quicker and quicker each year! So, how was your summer? What did you and your family get to do? What would you grade this summer?

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Handout, Getty Images

North Korea Opens Summer Camp for Kids

You can now send you kids to summer camp in North Korea. Starting a few days ago the 30 year old Songdowon International Children’s Camp opened for young children to enjoy. The camp is mostly for children from communist countries but kids from all over are invited

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Phil Inglis, Getty Images
Phil Inglis, Getty Images

Summer of 2014 Coolest on Record So Far

I’m sure you have noticed, the summer of 2014 has been the coolest summer on record. Here in Maine we have not seen many days in the 90’s like most summers, it seems the mid 70’s has been the norm. In most of the United States temps have rarely broken the 90 degree mark.

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Cooking For Guys: ’10 Minute Summer Meal’ [VIDEO]

It's been a while since I  have done a 'Cooking for Guys' segment. I thought with summer here and with my mend a body diet going on, I'd share a very easy and quick 'Cooking for Guys'.

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David Paul Morris, Getty Images

I Scream for Ice cream

Summertime in Maine means a lot of things and it seems like one the favorites is going to get ice cream. As kids we remember getting in the car and heading out to get that special treat with the whole family. Still today, kids love to get ice cream. It seems one of the only times you can get the whole family to agree on one thing.

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