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Noun: Kanban  (KAHN-bahn) Definition: A manufacturing strategy wherein parts are produced or delivered only as needed. Sample sentence: In order to stay competitive, the company needs to reduce its manufacturing costs by switching to a kanban system.

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Today’s Answer: Weird Science Winner: Jon Today’s winner is Jon! 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 ti

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Verb: Abhor  (ub-HOR) Definition: To regard with extreme repugnance: loathe. Sample sentence: She is a strict vegetarian who has come to abhor the thought of the consumption of meat.

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Osteoporosis, which most commonly affects men and women over age 45, is characterized by a loss of bone density. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, patients with osteoporosis may experience broken teeth and gum disease. This is because teeth, like bones, begin to deteriorate, and may lose their ability to stay strong despite regular […]

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This Saturday in the Peter White Lounge in the NMU University Center is the Marquette Winter Record Show.  It will be going from 10AM until 4PM! If you love music, movies, and art it is definitely a stop for you. There is a ton of CD’s, vinyl, DVD’s and posters.   I finally got to go […]

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Today’s Answer: The Rundown 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 time

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With the low temperatures, you’ll probably be turning to lip balm to protect your lips. Before you apply any of it, check the ingredient list. If your lip balm has phenols, don’t use it. These compounds will actually strip off the top layer of your lips. Instead, opt for a moisturizing lip balm instead. It […]

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Noun: Realia  (ree-AL-ee-uh) Definition: Objects or activities used to relate classroom teaching to the real life especially of people studied. Sample sentence: Among the realia used for the class’s lesson on World War II was a helmet and canteen that had belonged to one student’s great-grandfather.

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Today’s Answer: Days Of Thunder Winner: Kim Today’s winner is Kim! 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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If you want to keep your wits about you as you get older, watch your carb consumption. A new study from the Mayo Clinic found that seniors age 70 and older whose diets were high in carbohydrates had nearly four times the risk of mild cognitive impairment – a decline in memory, language, thinking and […]

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