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Noun: Eructation  (ih-ruk-TAY-shun) Definition: An act or instance of belching. Sample sentence: Excessive eructation is a common side-effect of some medications.

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Carrageenan is extracted from Irish moss, a red-hued seaweed. It is used to thicken ice cream, yogurt, cottage cheese, soymilk and other foods. Joanne K. Tobacman, M.D., associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, has conducted studies linking undegraded carrageenan – the type that is widely used in foods […]

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Today’s Answer: 40 Year Old Virgin Winner: Kathy Today’s winner is Kathy! 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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Adjective: Biddable  (BID-uh-bul) Definition: 1. Easily led, taught, or controlled: docile. 2. Capable of being bid. Sample sentence: The twins are well-behaved children;  biddable,  meek, neat about their clothes, and always mindful of their manners.

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I am a great fan of wild blueberries, and I was pleased to see the results from the 15th Annual Wild Blueberry Health Summit in Bar Harbor, Maine. Uniting some 20 researchers from North America and Europe, the conference examined the role of wild blueberries in diabetes prevention, cardiovascular health, brain health and other potential […]

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Today’s Answer: GoldenEye Winner: Ted Today’s winner is Ted! 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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Adjective: Kaput  (kuh-PUT) Definition: 1. Utterly finished, defeated, or destroyed. 2. Unable to function: useless. 3. Hopelessly outmoded. Sample sentence: Shortly after Richard retired as CEO, the firm went kaput.

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Probiotics are supplements containing the beneficial bacteria that normally inhabit the human digestive tract. They help to complete the digestive process – there’s even evidence that without them, the immune system can’t work properly, lessening resistance to infection. You may want to consider probiotics if one or more of the following applies apply to you: […]

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Today’s Answer: City Slickers Winner: Shawn Today’s winner is Shawn! 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: Stem-winder  (STEM-wyne-der) Definition: 1. A stem-winding watch. 2. One that is first-rate of its kind; especially a stirring speech. Sample sentence: Stuart is a stem-winder as a defense attorney.

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