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Noun:  Alterity  (awl-TAIR-uh-tee) Definition:  Otherness: specifically the quality of state of being radically alien to the conscious self of a particular cultural orientation. Sample sentence:  The novel focuses on the alterity experienced by adolescents exploring how they both value and fear it.

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Due to the sedentary nature of modern life, it is quite common to accumulate excess fat around ones midsection.  As unattractive as it looks, and as uncomfortable as it makes one feel at the beach, excess fat in the abdomen also poses serious health risks.  The keys to shedding that paunch are raising your metabolism, […]

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Adjective:  Efficacious  (ef-uh-KAY-shus) Definition:  Having the power to produce a desired effect. Sample sentence:  Pam knew that the most efficacious remedy for her cold would be a steaming bowl of her grandmother’s chicken soup.

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When you spray with insecticides, the labels always warn you not to get the liquid on your skin. But they don’t mention that your clothes can make a difference in the absorption factor. Here’s proof: The chemistry department at Texas Southern University bought just about every brand of insecticide in the hardware store, and checked […]

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Negaunee – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum is seeking vehicles for display at “Iron, Steel and the Automobile,” the museum’s 22nd annual antique automobile exhibit, to be held Sunday, June 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at 73 Forge Road in Negaunee. Vehicles must be in original, or restored to original, condition. A lunch will [...]

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Sands – The 6th Annual Great Lakes Rodeo will be held Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 at the Marquette County Fair Grounds in Sands. Events begin with team pulling on Saturday at 11 a.m. A meet and greet with Rodeo Royalty will be at noon, the first rodeo performance at 6 p.m., and [...]

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K.I. Sawyer – There will be a public kickoff for the growing season at the K.I. Sawyer Community Garden on Saturday, June 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the garden in located near the corner of Lancer and Scorpion streets. Bring seeds and plants to get started, or ask questions and meet other gardeners. [...]

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Republic – The Republic area town-wide rummage sales will be held on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with more than 25 sales in north and south Republic as well as along M-95 to Witch Lake. Signs will be posted.

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Trenary – Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection (GNPLC) will hold a Fur and Feather Swap on Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holmquest Feed Mill in Trenary. GNPLC members may sell for free. Non-members fee is $5 to sell. Membership is $15 per year/per family. The public is welcome to [...]

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Marquette – Child and Family Services of the Upper Peninsula will sponsor a Family Fun Carnival on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Featured will be an inflatable slide, a bounce house, a fortune teller, dunk tank, face painting, prizes and games. Concessions will also [...]

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