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Vitamin D deficiency is common in the developed world, and according to at least one study, people with very pale skin are most likely to be seriously deficient. Researchers at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom took the vitamin D levels of about 1,200 people. They found that 730 had lower than optimal […]

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NEGAUNEE, MI -  The NIT’s have been a part of my life since I was born.  Growing up watching my Dad play, made me love the game of basketball.  While I’m not the greatest at the game, it still brings me endless amounts of joy.  Going into Class-A Weekend, here is how the 50th Annual […]

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That surprising notion – from the statement of a British health expert – was the lead story splashed across the front page of the British tabloid the Daily Mail, on January 8. The eye-catching headline heralded a new global campaign to stem the epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The strategy begins by heightening […]

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Week in review:  MLB – The Tigers split a two-game series with Cleveland and won two out of three against the Angels to go 3-2 last week (9-6 overall).  The Brew-crew cooled off a bit, but still managed to go 4-3 last week to remain atop the NL at 14-5.  The Cubs went 1-4 in […]

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While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

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While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

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Overview:  NHL – The Red Wings clinched their playoff berth, so they’re playoff bound for the 23rd consecutive year with a first round draw of Boston.  I don’t want to say that it has anything to do with me being born, but… c’mon!  That’s no coincidence.  The Blackhawks finished fifth, but the defending champs are […]

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NEGAUNEE, MI – Class B weekend is coming up today for the NITs in Negaunee.  Many players that are from the area, or went to college in the area, are members of a respective team. GAME 1 – 5:15pm The first game will take place at 5:15pm between the defending champions, Stonehouse Window & Door […]

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Overview of the teams:  NCAA D-I Men’s Basketball:  Well Kentucky continued to tear out the hearts of mid-western/BIG-10 Sports fans.  So that sucks, but UConn got ‘em at least, if you’re still bitter (Like me).  NHL:  The Wings had a four game winning streak snapped, but still managed to climb into sixth place and are […]

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In our 2014 First Quarter Giveaway, Daniel Beltz came out victorious.  People packed into Red Rock Lanes last night all with the hopes of leaving like Mr. Beltz did:  With a new John Deere Riding Mower.  Actually, to be precise, it was a brand new 2014 John Deere Zero-Turn Mower from Michigan Sales & Equipment […]

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