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Verb: Extemporize  (ik-STEMP-puh-ryz) Definition: 1. Improvise 2. To get along in a makeshift manner Sample sentence: Although she was caught off-guard by the award, Sue managed to extemporize a speech thanking her entire team for their hard work.

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On Saturday night Tijuana Hercules from Chicago will be playing at the Marquette Federation of Women’s Club on Ridge St in Marquette.  Also playing will be some great local bands The Redettes, Wett Nurse, and Kiddy Wompus. It’s only 3 dollars to get in and the doors open at 6:30PM. There’s more information at the […]

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Today’s Answer: Ghostbusters Winner: Melissa Today’s winner is Melissa! 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: Hew  (HYOO) Definition: 1. To cut or fell with blows (as of an ax) 2. To give shape to with or as if with an ax 3. To conform or to adhere Sample sentence: Josh was never one to hew to policies with which he disagreed.

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Tame tension headaches by rubbing peppermint oil, Tiger Balm, or white flower oil into your temples. All three remedies contain menthol, which has analgesic properties. The volatile oils in ginger have long made it a useful herbal remedy for nasal and chest congestion. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over a 1-inch piece of peeled, […]

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Today’s Answer:  The Running Man Winner: Jerry Today’s winner is Jerry! 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: Worldly-wise  (WERLD-lee-wyze) Definition: Possessing a practical and often shrewd understanding of human affairs. Sample sentence: The best candidate for judge should be worldly-wise, yet compassionate and hard-working to meet the demanding needs of the job.

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In the minds of many people, lard is the most unhealthy food imaginable. The conventional wisdom of the last 40 years has been that saturated fats in our diets – that is, fats such as lard that are solid at room temperature – are a principal cause of high cholesterol and rising rates of heart […]

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Today’s Answer: Monty Python And The Holy Grail Winner: Laura Today’s winner is Laura! 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: Furlong  (FER-lawng) Definition: A unit of distance equal to 220 yards (about 201 meters) Sample sentence: The hikers had not gone more than a furlong when a storm descended on them with great fury.

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