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Adjective: Slaphappy (SLAP-hap-ee) Definition: 1. Dazed and confused: punch-drunk 2. Buoyantly or recklessly carefree or foolish: happy-go-lucky Sample sentence: The students were all a little slaphappy after pulling an all-nighter to finish their group project by morning.

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Johnson and Johnson has reduced the maximum daily dose of its Extra Strength Tylenol pain reliever to lower risk of accidental overdose from acetaminophen, its active ingredient and the top cause of liver failure. Starting sometime this fall, labels on Extra Strength Tylenol packages will now list the maximum daily dose as six pills, or […]

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Marquette – The Afternoon Classic Films Series will present a screening of “Captains Courageous” on Monday, August 1 at 1:30 pm in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. A fine cast highlights this adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story. Released in 1937, the black and white film earned Spencer Tracy a [...]

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Harvey – Registration is being accepted for Teaching Family Homes’ Tour da U.P. bike ride fundraiser to begin Sunday, August 7 at the Teaching Family Homes campus in Harvey. Bikers will travel to Munising, Grand Marais, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Hiawatha National Forest, Chatham, Eben, Trenary and Skandia before returning to the TFH campus [...]

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Marquette – American Western Square Dancing will be offered Monday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue in Marquette. This event is Mainstream and Plus dancing. No lessons will be provided. Please bring clean shoes to protect the floor and your knees. Admission is $5 per couple. For more information, call Marge [...]

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Marquette – Applications are now being accepted for The Lake Superior Leadership Academy. The Academy is a professional development class preparing Marquette County’s present and future leaders for new challenges and opportunities. The Academy begins in October with an overnight retreat, followed by eight full day sessions held one Thursday a month. Sessions each focus [...]

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Marquette – A DocuMonday film “How to Cook Your Life” will be shown on Monday, August 1 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. In this charming and enlightening film a Zen priest and a famous chef teach us how we can connect food to the way [...]

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Negaunee – The Marquette County Health Department will offer clinics for family planning, HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, breast and cervical cancer screening and immunizations on Monday, August 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 184 U.S. 41, Negaunee. For more information or an appointment for one of the clinics, call 475-7844. A WIC (Supplemental [...]

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Marquette – The city of Marquette Senior Services Task Force will meet on Monday, August 1 at 2 p.m. in Room 103 of Marquette City Hall at 300 W. Baraga Avenue.

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Verb: Gallivant (GAL-uh-vant) Definition: 1. To go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. To travel, roam, or move about for pleasure Sample sentence: After graduating from college, Maureen decided to take time to gallivant all over Europe before heading back home to find a job.

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