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Adjective: Irrefragable (ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul) Definition: Impossible to refute or impossible to break or alter. Sample sentence: In his opening statement, the prosecutor told the jury that he would be providing them with irrefragable proof that the defendant had committed the crime.

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When you were nine, playing your armpit was a cool trick. Now, as an adult, you can still appreciate a good body-based feat, but you’re more discriminating. Take that tickle in your throat; it’s not worth gagging over. Here’s a better way to scratch your itch. When the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it […]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free ensign sailing program on Wednesday, August 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lower Harbor near the Marquette Yacht Club. Enjoy a picnic while learning about the summer sailing…

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Gwinn – A dance will be held on Sunday, August 7 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Gwinn VFW Post 5670. Admission is $7. Food and beverages will be available. Live music will be provided by the Heartbeats.

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Noun: Bower (BOW-er) Definition: 1. An attractive dwelling or retreat 2. A lady’s private apartment in a medieval hall or castle 3. A shelter made with tree boughs or vines twined together: an arbor Sample sentence: Bryan knelt down before Mary, who was seated on a bench in the bower, took her hand, and asked […]

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Did you know you can break a fever with your armpits? Anything up to 102°F is mild and can be treated by drinking plenty of fluids. But to quickly bring down a reading above that, put an ice pack under your arm or near your groin. Icing either spot will cool your body’s core. It’s […]

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Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is having a “Name Your Own Price” Cat Adoption promotion through August 14 at the shelter, 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township. You choose what you want to pay, from $1 up for c…

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Sands – The Sands Model Airplane Club will sponsor its annual Fun Fly on Saturday, August 6 beginning at 9 a.m. at its runway, located along the west side of M-553, five miles south of the County Road 480/M-553 intersection. Club members will fly…

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Harvey -The Graveraet High School class of 1947 will have their 64th year reunion on Saturday, August 6 at 5 p.m. at Walstrom’s Restaurant in Harvey. Graduates, their spouses, and spouses of deceased graduates are welcome. RSVP to Carol Huempfner…

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Escanaba – The Bay Area Art Association 40th Annual Waterfront Art Festival will be held on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Escanaba Ludington Park bandshell area in Escanaba. Over 60 local and regional artists will offer artwork…

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