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Noun:  Absinthe  (AB-sinth) Definition:  A green liqueur which is flavored with wormwood, anise and other aromatic herbs and commercial production of which is banned in many countries for health concerns. Sample sentence:  It is rumored that you can have crazy fits after drinking absinthe.  

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Children don’t usually outgrow their baby fat — and a new report warns that it’s time for steps to help prevent babies, toddlers and preschoolers from getting too pudgy too soon. Among the recommendations are for better guidelines on what and how much toddlers should eat, sort of a food pyramid for the under-2 set […]

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Skandia – A Pie Social and Pie Sale will be held on Saturday, June 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 in Skandia.
Proceeds will go to help revamp the sledding hill at K.I. Sawyer. for the local youth.

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Ishpeming – An antique car show will be held on Sunday, June 26 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God on US 41 in Ishpeming.
There will also be concessions, games for the kids, music, and fun for the entire family.

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Marquette – The Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a World Youth Day Walk on Sunday, June 26 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 401 W. Kaye Avenue. The walk will go along Presque Isle to Fair Avenue, then to the multi-use path, to Baraga Avenue, and will end at St. Peter Cathedral. [...]

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Marquette – The Motala-Vadstena Chamber Orchestra, Folklore Group Müsli, and Motala Big Band of Motala, Sweden will visit Marquette from June 23 through 26 as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. Folklore Group Müsli will be playing on Sunday, June 26 at 10 a.m. during the church service at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, [...]

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Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Area Historical Society will hold its 10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes Fundraiser on Sunday, June 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. Historic homes, Trinity Lutheran Church,and the Butler Theater will be featured along with an open house at the Historical Society, located inside the Cliff’s Shaft Museum. There will be [...]

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Negaunee – The Negaunee Historical Society will celebrate the 100th year of the Negaunee Cemetery with walking tours on Sunday, June 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Negaunee Cemetery. Tours will begin every 15 minutes, and participants may meet at either cemetery gate. Ten different burial sites will be visited during the .8 [...]

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Big Bay – The Marquette Regional History Center will sponsor its sixth annual cemetery walk on Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. beginning at the Big Bay Cemetery, located along Raymen Street, one block west of the Draver Park water tower. Tour guides Rosemary Michelin and Susan Hornbogen will share the stories of area residents [...]

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Michigamme – The ninth annual car show and Log Cabin Days will be held on Sunday, June 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Michigamme Museum, 110 Main Street, Michigamme. Registration of vehicles will begin at 11:30 a.m. Featured will be a restored 1930 Model AA fire truck used by Breitung Township, Michigamme’s 1900 [...]

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