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Marquette – The Upper Peninsula Regional office of the Alzheimer’s Association will sponsor an open house to kick off the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, June 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. This event is open to anyone interested in learning about the walk or the Alzheimer’s [...]

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Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band, led by Director Keith Lawson, will perform a concert on Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

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Marquette – The Great Marquette Walking Program will kick off with a free one-mile fitness assessment on Tuesday, June 21 at the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome. Participants may start anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The test takes about 30 minutes to complete and will be used to generate a 20-week walking plan [...]

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Gwinn – A night of fun and fundraising for Thin Blue Line will be held on Tuesday, June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at UpNorth Lodge in Gwinn. There will be bucket raffles and lots of other fun. Proceeds will go to Thin Blue Line. Bring a canned good or other non-perishable food item [...]

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Negaunee – A Teen Tuesday event will take place on Tuesday, June 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Miners Park in Negaunee. Teen Tuesdays are substance-free, admission-free events open to teens in Marquette County. Activities include will include vase magazine art, a tug of war, lawn games, golf, crafts, tie-dye, live music and more. [...]

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Lake Linden – Christina Harmon of Dallas, Texas, who has roots in the Upper Peninsula, will offer an organ recital on Monday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lake Linden. Harmon will be joined by trumpet players Mark Flaherty of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra and Joel Neves, conductor of Keweenaw [...]

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Marquette – The Superior Alliance for Independent Living’s Single Point for Activities and Recreation program will sponsor a community basketball game on Monday, June 20 at 1 p.m. at the Harlow Park basketball courts, located off of Bluff S…

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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will host a “One World, Many Stories” kick-off party on Monday, June 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room. The party marks the start of the library’s Summer Reading and Listening Program, which runs through August 12. Participants may sign up for the reading program [...]

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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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