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A new study suggests that apples and tomatoes may help prevent respiratory disease. Researchers at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom studied 2,633 adults and found a link between the intake of apples and tomatoes and the subjects’ respiratory health. Those who ate five apples or three tomatoes per week scored highest on […]

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Adjective:  Hyperborean  (hye-per-BOR-ee-un) Definition: 1. Of or relating to an extreme northern region: frozen 2. Of or relating to any of the arctic peoples Sample sentence:  Yoopers possess an impressive tolerance of cold winters, most likely due to their hyperborean ancestors from Canada and the Scandinavian countries.

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Marquette – The Marquette Township Board will meet on Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. to review options for the Township facilities.

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Ishpeming – The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will sponsor a used books bag sale Thursday, June 30 through Friday, July 8 during regular library hours.
All proceeds will go to support the library.

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Marquette – The Marquette City Band will present a concert “Where Liberty Dwells, There is my Country” on Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presque Isle Park band shell.
The band is under the direction of Matt Ludwig. The conce…

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Little Lake – Thursday Bike Night for the Forsyth Township Fire Department will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Full Throttle Bar and Grill in Little Lake. There will be raffles and fun, with proceeds going to benefit the fire department. Enjoy great drinks and food specials. You [...]

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Marquette – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a panel discussion and book signing with independent U.P. authors John Carr, Jerry Harju, Jane Piirto, Tyler Tichelaar, and Lisa Cerasoli Weaver, hosted by Gretchen Preston on Thursday, June 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The tour features [...]

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Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Hematites Sport Booster Club is selling tickets for its Third Annual Giant 4th of July 50/50 Raffle. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the Principal’s Office at Ishpeming High School or from any active booster club member. Booster club members will also be selling tickets on Friday, July 1 [...]

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Individuals with exercise-induced asthma may be less likely to experience an attack in the morning than in the evening, according to the results of a new study. Researchers conducted exercise tests with 22 people with asthma and 12 healthy patients at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and measured the resulting lung spasms. For individuals with […]

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Marquette – The 50th anniversary of America’s Peace Corps will be celebrated with local returned volunteers on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Returned Peace Corps volunteers Jerome Maynard and Melissa Hall will present a program on the history of the Peace Corps, how their [...]

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