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Adjective: Agog (uh-GAHG) Definition: Full of intense interest or excitement: eager Sample sentence: Everyone was agog over the rumor that a famous actress would be coming to town to shoot her next movie.

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Hypnosis can work for kids’ irritable bowel syndromw. This news comes from the Netherlands where researchers found that more than two-thirds of a group of kids who had six sessions of hypnosis and performed self-hypnosis at home were free or mostly free of stomach pain five years later. These results were much better than those […]

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Tonight at 6:30 p.m. children’s author Marissa Moss will be speaking in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. You can call 226-4318 or visit the PWPL’s website for more information.

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Today’s Answer: The Empire Strikes Back Winner: Jessica Today’s winner is Jessica!  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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Adjective: Torrid (TOR-id) Definition: 1. Parched with heat especially of the sun: hot: giving off intense heat: scorching 2. Ardent, passionate Sample sentence: As she cleaned out the attic, Monica was shocked to find a box filled with torrid love letters that her grandfather had written to her grandmother.

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If you’ve been looking for solid evidence that chocolate offers health benefits, try this: an analysis of 42 small clinical trials suggest that a daily dose of chocolate can help lower blood pressure, improve the functioning of blood vessels and even lower levels of insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar. There have been previous […]

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The 2002 film “Spellbound” will be shown tonight as part of the DocuMonday film series at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. “Spellbound” is rated G and runs for 97 minutes. You can call 226-4318 or visit the PWPL’s website for more information. You can also check out the […]

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Today’s Answer: The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers Winner: Rachelle Today’s winner is Rachelle! 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: Satiety (suh-TYE-uh-tee) Definition: 1. The quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity: fullness. 2. The revulsion or disgust caused by overindulgence or excess. Sample sentence: Enjoying his satiety after a hearty meal of roast beef, mashed potatoes, carrots, and gravy, Bill sat down in his recliner for a brief […]

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Here’s more food for thought: eating meals rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and other oily fish, slows changes in the brain that could lead to dementia. Researchers at UCLA measured levels of fatty acids in the red blood cells of 1,575 seniors (average age 67) who showed no signs of dementia. […]

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