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Iyengar yoga has been proven to help ease back pain, and researchers in Germany and Austria recently investigated whether it could also help patients with neck pain. A study team at Berlin’s Charité-University Medical Center, as well as study centers elsewhere in Germany and Austria, assigned 38 neck pain patients to learn yoga, and 39 […]

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Verb: Portend  (por-TEND) Definition: 1. To give an omen or anticipatory sign of 2. Indicate, signify Sample sentence:  Some people believe a black cat can portend impending danger.

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Last weekend I got to catch a local show in Marquette and one of the bands playing was a band called “1991 from Detroit.  I was impressed by how good they sounded and also the fact that they had a guest horn player on tour with them from France. I got a chance to talk […]

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Today’s Answer: Tremors Winner: Jake Today’s winner is Jake! He 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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Noun: Froufrou  (FROO-froo) Definition: 1. A rustling especially of a woman’s skirt. 2. Showy or frilly ornamentation. Sample sentence: Styled in the manner of a Victorian mansion, the bed-and-breakfast featured so much froufrou that guests were afraid to touch anything.

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Expressing a positive attitude toward aging may make the difference in whether you can bounce back from disability. A study from the Yale School of Public Health found that seniors who accentuate the positive stereotypes of age and aging are more likely to recover from a health setback than those who view aging negatively. Over […]

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Today’s Answer: You’ve Got Mail Winner: Marla Today’s winner is Marla! 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 ti

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Would you exercise longer and more effectively if competition were part of the experience? A study from Michigan State suggests that the best approach to developing a longer, better workout may be exercising with a partner who is stronger than you. Researcher Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology at Kansas State University, noted that most […]

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Adjective: Companionable  (kum-PAN-yuh-nuh-bul) Definition: Marked by conducive to, or suggestive of companionship: sociable. Sample sentence: I have come to enjoy sharing an office with Mike; he’s a companionable associate and we get along well together.

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Today’s Answer: Knocked Up Winner: Kayla Today’s winner is Kayla! 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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