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Verb: Fillip (FIL-up) Definition: 1. a: To strike by holding the nail of a finger against the ball of the thumb and then suddenly releasing it from that position b: To make a filliping motion with 2. To project quickly by or as if by a fillip : snap 3. To urge on : stimulate […]

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Kids who get lots of antibiotics from their doctors are more likely to harbor the MRSA superbug, although it’s still rare, a new study of British youngsters has found. While that doesn’t prove the drugs are to blame for the antibiotic-resistant bacterium, it would make biological sense, researchers say. MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, first […]

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Adjective: Adventitious (ad-ven-TISH-us) Definition: 1. Coming from another source and not inherent or innate 2. Arising or occurring sporadically or in other than the usual location Sample sentence: As my garden grew, I watched my carefully planted crop of vegetables begin to develop, but also many adventitious plants that I did not plant.

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Autumn requires us to make changes in our lifestyle due to weather, school activities, and upcoming holidays. Greet the fall with ways to help keep you and your kids safe and healthy. Take steps to make sure your kids develop healthy habits that will help them now and throughout their lives. Plan an afternoon of […]

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The Marquette County Fair opens this week, an event that many of us prepare for and look forward to all year. Here are a few reminders so that you and your family will have a safe and healthy time at the fair. The temperature may be rather warm with many of the attractions out in […]

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Marquette – The 2011 U.S. Nationals Guts Frisbee Tournament will be held Saturday, August 13 beginning with on-field registration at 9 a.m. at Hurley Field in Marquette. Play will continue on Sunday, August 14. A player/fan social gathering will …

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Marquette – A Farmers and Artists Market will be open on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. Local farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut fl…

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Garden Peninsula – Fayette Historic State Park’s 25 Annual Heritage Day will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park on the Garden Peninsula between Escanaba and Manistique. Music, crafts, games and sporting activi…

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Marquette – The annual VFC sponsored summer carnival for members of the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans will be held on Saturday, August 13 beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the back parking lot of the facility at 425 Fisher Street in Marquette. The m…

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Marquette – The Annual Shriner’s Parade will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to noon in Marquette. The parade route is from Graveraet School on Hewitt Avenue to Third Street, Third Street to Washington Street and Washington Stre…

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