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Noun: Lagniappe  (LAN-yap) Definition: A small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase. Broadly: something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure. Sample sentence:  Diners will no doubt be pleasantly surprised that such a fine champagne is served with the special holiday menu’s first course as […]

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Remember that the homes you visit may not be childproofed. Keep an eye out for danger spots like unlocked cabinets, unattended purses, accessible cleaning or laundry products, stairways, or hot radiators. If you have visitors in your home, visiting family members, getting presents, parties, etc., can all increase your child’s stress levels. Trying to stick […]

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School Cancellations as of 9:30pm on Thursday, December 20, 2012   School Cancellations for Friday, December 21, 2012: Ishpeming Schools Marquette & Father Marquette Schools Negaunee Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township Schools Gwinn Schools North Star Academy Autrain-Onota Schools Stay tuned to Sunny 101.9 WKQS during the Sunny Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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Today’s Answer: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Winner: Sharon Today’s winner is Sharon! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Due to the inclement weather today there are cancellations in the area. Tonight’s Two Tickets to Paradise Giveaway has been postponed and has been rescheduled for January 3, 2013. NMU is closed for the day at 3pm. Baraga Casino Bingo Bus will not run this evening. Marquette Weight Watchers 5:30pm meeting has been cancelled. The […]

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Nasty Weather Forces Cancellation of Two Tickets to Paradise Giveaway Party Ishpeming, Michigan — We at Sunny 101.9 WKQS regret to inform you that our Two Tickets to Paradise Giveaway Party tonight with Holiday Travel at 6:30pm at the Country Lanes and Entertainment Center in the Country Village in Ishpeming has been cancelled. The Giveaway […]

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New research from New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine has found that high doses of vitamin C can help build bones, preventing osteoporosis, at least in female mice. The investigators compared two groups of mice. One group had their ovaries removed, a procedure that leads to reduced bone density in both humans and mice. […]

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Adjective: Algid  (L-jid) Definition: Cold. Sample sentence: I know it is good to keep my face covered when I go out on winter mornings,  with air so algid it hits like a sledgehammer the moment you step into it.”

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Today’s Answer: Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Winner: Deb Today’s winner is Deb! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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The first is lack of sleep. You’ve got parties to go to, family to visit, you’re not sleeping in your own bed — it wears you down. Avoid sleeping aids if you can, so instead try an old trick: naps. Even 20 minutes in the afternoon can make a huge difference in your energy level. […]

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