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A new study from Denmark suggests that running, biking or rowing for 30 minutes daily when you’re trying to lose weight helps pare off pounds better than an hour-long workout. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen concluded that “less exercise is better” after following 60 healthy but overweight men for 13 weeks. Half of the […]

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Noun: Garniture  (GAHR-nih-cher) Definition: 1. Embellishment, trimming 2. A set of decorative objects (as vases, urns, or clocks) Sample sentence: The master bedroom in the old manor was authentically furnished right down to the 16th-century garniture decorating the mantel and the wardrobe.

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Today’s Answer: Trading Places Winner: Shelly Today’s winner is Shelly! 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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When you feel a cold coming on, reach for echinacea (Echinacea purpurea or Echinacea augustofolia). Its antibiotic and antiviral properties make this native American plant an ideal first-line treatment for colds and flu, sore throat, and other simple infections. It can also help you through times of low resistance by enhancing the immune system. Available […]

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Adjcetive: Uncanny  (un-KAN-ee) Definition: 1. Eerie, mysterious 2. Being beyond what is normal or expected Sample sentence: Our waiter had an uncanny resemblance to the creepy villain in the film we had just seen.

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Today’s Answer: Hellboy II: The Golden Army Winner: Tracy Today’s winner is Tracy! 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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Verb: Abide  (uh-BYDE) Definition: 1. To endure, tolerate, or accept 2. To remain stable or fixed in a state 3. To continue in a place Sample sentence: Susan has been a vegetarian for years and can no longer abide even the smell of cooked meat.

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Learning to meditate might help ease feelings of loneliness among seniors, and the practice may also reduce inflammation in the body and thus decrease risk of serious diseases. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh recruited 40 adults – most of them women – between the ages of […]

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Today’s Answer: Beetlejuice Winner: Suzanne Today’s winner is Suzanne! 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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An extraordinary collection of statistics assembled from many studies suggests just how dysfunctional Americans’ relationship with sugar has become. Incredibly,  Americans consume 130 pounds of sugar annually. Adults consume about 22 teaspoons daily; children roughly 32 teaspoons (that’s just shy of 3/4 cup). The single food category most responsible for upping the average added-sugar intake: […]

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