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Explore Your Creativity and Imagination at the Children’s Museum

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Marquette, Michigan – November 18, 2015 – I chatted with Nheena Ittner, the executive director of the U.P. Children’s Museum, about all the fun and exciting activities. The Children’s Museum creates an interactive experience using creativity and imagination to educate children on lots animals, art, leadership, animation, music and media. Ittner spoke very highly of […]

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Haunted House Works to Bring Community Together

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Marquette, Michigan – November 3, 2015 – On the 8th Day’s Halloween show, Todd Paz spoke with Midday’s host DeeDee about the fourth annual trunk-or-treat and haunted house at the First Methodist Church. You couldn’t miss the church on East Ridge Street with its parking lot full of people handing out candy to trick-or-treaters straight […]

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Run for Your Life! Or Walk: It’s for Charity

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Marquette, Michigan – October 21, 2015 – Down the long, twisting  curves of Silver Creek Road stands Teaching Family Homes, a non-profit that houses youth that were removed from abusive/neglectful homes. Every year, they hold a 5K zombie run to raise awareness for the kids living there. Proceeds from ticket sales went to sponsor mentorship programs. […]

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Not Your Typical ‘Birds and Bees’ Story

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Marquette, Michigan – On an episode of the 8th Day, Todd Paz had Luke from Sunny’s Workday Wind Down in the studio to recap their punny conversation last week about the birds and the bees, but not quite in the way you’d imagine. Luke started  by retelling his excrete-ing tale of performing routine fall maintenance […]

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Have Fun While Saving Money This Weekend

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Ishpeming, Michigan –  October 2, 2015 – If you missed the giveaway party at Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming on Thursday, then you definitely missed Great Lakes Radio’s Major Discount having a blast giving staff and listeners rides on the new Viking from Meyer Yamaha. Major Discount took advantage of their “Try It Before You […]

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Sleep Like a Sloth

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Marquette, MI – October 1, 2015 – There is only one better feeling than knowing you get to sleep in: sleeping in when you were supposed to get up for an 8am class. As a junior, journalism major, classes before 10am are basically unheard of. You can only imagine my discontent last April when the […]

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Leave Some Space in Your Thoughts for the Planets This Week

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Marquette, Michigan – Todd Paz, host of the 8th Day, finished his show up with clips from NASA News and Eric Scott’s weekly rundown of high school football. Orion Crew Module Engineers at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans welded together the first two pieces of the Orion Crew Module as small step to getting […]

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Sing a Note with the Upper Yooper Barbershop Chorus

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Marquette, Michigan – Last week, 8th Day host Todd Paz spoke with returning guest Upper Yooper Barbershop Chorus member Pete Stephens-Brown about upcoming barbershop performances in the U.P. A barbershop chorus is much like a barbershop quartet except instead of 4 members each singing a tenor, bass, baritone and lead part, between 2 and 54 […]

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Henry Ford a Big Deal in the U.P.

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Marquette, MI –  Have you thought about Henry Ford lately?  Did you know he had a huge impact on the U.P.’s resources and people in the early 1900’s? Recently on the 8th Day, Todd Paz spoke with the curator of the Marquette Regional History Center, Jo Wittler, about the special exhibit featuring Henry Ford and […]

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Hey, Miners Fans! Football Season is Almost Here!

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Negaunee, MI  –  It’s hard to believe that we’re less than a month away from another great season of Negaunee Miners Football. Last year the Miners had a successful season making it to the second round of the playoffs, but unfortunately, came up short against Boyne City. The Miners have some tough positions to fill […]

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