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Flood Potential Evaluations: One More Sign Spring is Near

Flowers are not the only sign winter is nearing its end. You know spring weather is getting closer and closer when officials start to look closely at the level of snow and ice in Maine and its' potential impact on Maine flooding. For me, just a sign of warmer things to come!

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Budweiser Accused of Watering Down Their Beer

Budweiser, or its parent company Anheuser-Busch, has had a lawsuit filed in federal court accusing them of watering down their beer. Not only Budweiser, but Bud Lite Lime, Bud Ice and Natural Ice have been suspected of being watered down.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Bill to Ban State from Buying Bottled Water Being Considered by Lawmakers

Rep. Brian Jones of Freedom and a handful of environmental advocates are supporting a law that would prohibit state and local governments from buying bottled water. They feel the move would save the state thousands of dollars and put Maine into a leadership role in the effort to reduce waste from bottled water. However, there are some concerns.

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon to Water Down Their Whiskey

Maker’s Mark whiskey, which is made in Loretto, Kentucky, and has been a favorite bourbon for nearly 60 years, announced this week they would begin to water-down their whiskey in order to meet demand.  

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Can Tap Water Give You Allergies?

Clean water is something many of us take for granted, but a troubling new study suggests that pesticides in tap water may be responsible for a recent increase in food allergies.

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Tallest Water Slide in the World

The Guinness Book of World Records says it’s the tallest water slide in the world; the ‘Insano’ is as tall as a 14 story building and it goes straight down.  You’re 135 feet high on the’ Insano’ and it only takes 4 to 5 seconds and you’re in to the pool. At that rate you would be traveling at 65 miles pe

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After Hurricane Sandy: Tips for Making Tap Water Safe for Consumption

In light of recent storm activity with Hurricane Sandy, there is no better survival method to have in your back pocket than learning how to make unsafe tap water safe for consumption.

Contaminated water can be made safe to drink by either boiling the water for one minute or by using bleach (trust us). Here is what to do ...

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