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Noun: Rectitude  (REK-tuh-tood) Definition: 1. The quality or state of being straight 2. Moral integrity: righteousness 3. The quality or state of being correct in judgment or procedure Sample sentence: The speaker exhorted audience members to lead lives of unimpeachable rectitude and integrity.

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New research performed in Canada suggests that the routine practice of qigong, a form of meditative movement, can help lessen the pain of fibromyalgia and make a significant difference in the impact the disorder has on patients’ lives. Investigators at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia enrolled 100 people, mostly women (average age 52) with […]

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Today’s Answer: Jungle 2 Jungle Winner: Mike Today’s winner is Mike! 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: Lenticular  (len-TIK-yuh-ler) Definition: 1. Having the shape of a double-convex lens 2. Of or relating to a lens 3. Provided with or utilizing lenticules Sample sentence: Amateur astronomers might be interested in the new observatory with the largest lenticular telescope on Earth.  

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Lying, even telling “little white lies” may be taking a toll on your health. A new study from Notre Dame showed that when participants in a truth-telling experiment stopped telling major and minor lies for 10 weeks they reported less tension and feelings of melancholy as well as fewer sore throats and headaches. The researchers […]

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I realized yesterday but forgot to say that yesterday was the one year anniversary of Mikey Welsh’s passing.  If you don’t know the name, you’ll know the band Weezer.  He was their second bassist and was the bassist at the time when I got into the band. When I started playing bass I was learning […]

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Today’s Answer: Legally Blonde Winner: Rhonda Today’s winner is Rhonda! 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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Noun: Viand  (VYE-und) Definition: 1. An item of food; especially, a choice and tasty dish. 2. Provisions, food. Sample sentence:  My favorite viand on Thanksgiving is my mother’s stuffing.

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Mindfulness yoga – a combination of meditation and traditional physical poses – may help relieve symptoms of major depression that affects one in five pregnant women. A pilot feasibility study from the University of Michigan found that 10 weeks of mindfulness yoga classes resulted in significant reductions in depression symptoms among the psychiatrically high-risk, expectant […]

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Today’s Answer: Mrs. Doubtfire Winner: Casandra Today’s winner is Casandra! 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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