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Verb: Excoriate  (ek-SKOR-ee-ayt) Definition: 1. To wear off the skin of : abrade 2. To censure scathingly Sample sentence:  My new shoes started to excoriate my heels, so I had to resort to wearing mole skin patches to prevent blisters.

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If you haven’t been sleeping well, you’re likely to be tired a lot of the time, have headaches and gain weight. Not surprisingly, your eyes may be red, your hands may shake, and you could be at increased risk of high blood pressure. But did you know that individuals who don’t get enough sleep may […]

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Today’s Answer:  RoboCop Winner: Caleigh Today’s winner is Caleigh! 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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After analyzing data from 5806 participants in a large national health survey, researchers at Drexel University School of Public Health found that low levels of vitamin D among obese individuals may increase the risk of insulin resistance, a contributing factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. Individually, vitamin D insufficiency and obesity are recognized […]

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Noun: Emolument  (ih-MAHL-yuh-munt) Definition: The returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perks. Sample sentence: James has contributed countless volunteer hours to the organization and continues to refuse any emolument for his work.

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Last night was our giveaway party for the $5000 hot tub from Rec Depot and it was a blast!  Lots of people came with a chance to win last night and it was great to see everyone getting a chance to throw at least one dart.  I give anyone credit for the nerve it takes […]

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Today’s Answer:  Titanic Winner: Phyllis Today’s winner is Phyllis! 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 Hot Tub Giveaway Party at the Country Lanes and Entertainment Center on Thursday, September 27 was right on target for what Great Lakes Radio strives to provide as a fun event for the listeners.The food from Mama Russo’s was a hit, as usual. My hat’s off to the staff at the Country Lanes for […]

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Walnuts are an excellent choice when it comes to healthy snacking, one I have consistently recommended as part of an overall healthy diet. It looks like I am not alone: Researchers from the University of Scranton compared the amount of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants, in nine different types of nuts, both raw and roasted. Walnuts came […]

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Adverb: Forsooth  (fer-SOOTH) Definition: In truth: indeed, often used to imply contempt or doubt. Sample sentence: Yes, forsooth, I will hold my tongue because the look on your face tells me that would be a good idea.

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