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Noun: Marplot  (MAHR-plaht) Definition: One who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddling. Sample sentence: The plan to surprise Brenda with a party for her birthday might have gone off without a hitch if her sister hadn’t been such a nosy marplot.

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Today’s Answer: Con Air Winner: Bob Today’s winner is Bob!  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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Verb: Peruse  (puh-ROOZ) Definition: 1.  To examine or study attentively and in detail. 2. To look over or through in a casual or hasty manner. 3. Read. Sample sentence: We had plenty of time to peruse the menu at the new restaurant as our dinner partners were late in arriving.

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Want to feed your cat human food? Understanding your pet’s nutritional needs is the first step. Cats are classified as obligate carnivores, meaning they need meat to survive and thrive. If you want to cook for a cat,  talk to your vet or consult with a veterinary nutritionist about the individual needs of your feline […]

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Adjective: De minimus   (dee-MIN-uh-mus) Definition: Lacking significance or importance: so minor as to merit disregard. Sample sentence: Critics complain that the new policy merely introduces de minimis modifications and does nothing to amend the real faults in the system.

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Intermittent fasting, or IF, refers to repeatedly going without solid food for longer periods than is typical on a daily breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule. Variations are endless. Some proponents skip breakfast; others dinner. Others fast all day every other day, every third day, once per week, or once per month. Fasting periods accelerate the clearing out of […]

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Tomorrow night at the Marquette Federation of Women’s Club in Marquette Milwaukee’s IfIHadAHiFi will be playing an all ages show. Opening will be Marquette’s own Silence Dogood (fuzzy lo-fi rock), Schweine Kampf (punk-rock-rock), and Papa Crow (folk). The show starts at 6:30 pm and the cover is only $3! You can check out the event […]

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Today’s Answer: Talladega Nights Winner: Kim Today’s winner is Kim!  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:  Benison  (BEN-uh-sun) Definition: A blessing or benediction. Sample sentence: The candidate sought the benison of the popular pastor in the hope of gaining both spiritual and political support.

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Poor dental hygiene may lead to cancer and early death. A Swedish study initiated back in 1985 included 1,390 randomly selected adults ages 30 to 40 who had no signs of gum disease when they enrolled. The participants were followed by periodic checks of their oral health and smoking habits until 2009. Over the 24 […]

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