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Verb: Cerebrate  (SAIR-uh-brayt) Definition: To use the mind: think Sample sentence: Jane is apt to cerebrate at length before making even minor decisions.

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If you want a better nutritional boost while exercising, go bananas. New findings from Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab in North Carolina show that trained cyclists who participated in a 75-kilometer simulated road race lasting 2.5 to 3 hours did as well when they ate bananas instead of drinking sports drinks. Every 15 minutes […]

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For years I’ve always had problems with rusting guitar strings.  One of my friends is very very adamant about cleaning your guitar to prevent this (Side note: I’m lazy) but if you ever wondered WHY guitar strings rust and how to prevent it. Here you go!  

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Today’s Answer: Employee Of The Month 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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Staying hydrated is important – every organ, cell and tissue in your body depends on water for survival. Proper hydration also addresses a bevy of health concerns, from dry mouth and bad breath to gallstones and irregularity. Each day you lose water by simply going to the bathroom, sweating and breathing. Replacing these lost fluids […]

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Verb: Vilipend  (VIL-uh-pend) Definition: 1. To hold or treat as of little worth or account 2. To express a low opinion of :disparage Sample sentence: As a women’s movement pioneer, Susan B. Anthony fought against the dictums of those who would  vilipend women by treating them as second-class citizens.

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Today’s Answer: Lethal Weapon 2 Winner: Bob Today’s winner is Bob! 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: Gimbal  (GHIM-bul) Definition: A device that permits a body to incline freely in any direction or suspends it so that it will remain level when its support is tipped. Sample sentence: In general, typical tracking mechanisms have the laser mounted on a gimbal, which is controlled with digital servos.

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Whole foods rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and biotin help promote a healthy scalp and hair. Add these foods to your grocery cart and  think of it as a healthy hair recipe! Dark leafy greens. Kale, Swiss chard, spinach and other dark leafy greens are good sources of vitamins A and C, which […]

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Growing up in the small town of Painesdale in Houghton County,  I lived with a sight of a building that I grew very used to seeing but never knew exactly how rare it was.  That would be the Champion Mine Shaft House #4. It’s one of four left standing in the Keweenaw, and sometimes I […]

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