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Noun: Tetralogy  (teh-TRAH-luh-jee) Definition: A series of four connected literary, artistic, or musical works. Sample sentence: An example of an original tetralogy would be three tragedies and a comedy performed serially on the Athenian stages of ancient Greece.

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The more omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, the lower the blood levels of a protein related to Alzheimer’s disease.  A study from Columbia University Medical Center in New York looked at blood levels of 10 nutrients in more than 1,200 seniors over the age of 65, none of whom had dementia. Just over a […]

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Tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. is the last volunteer sign-up event for the Hiawatha Music Co-op.  The event will be held at the Conference Room of the Non Profit Commons, 129 W. Baraga Ave.  It’s west of the Food Co-op and the Children’s Museum. You can find more information on volunteering on their volunteer […]

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Today’s Answer: Stand By Me Winner: John Today’s winner is John!  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: Skirl  (SKERL) Definition:  To emit the high shrill tone of the chanter;  also to give forth music or play on the bagpipe. Sample sentence: Wearing traditional tartans, the band paraded down the street and thrilled the crowd with the skirl of their bagpipes.

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Do you dread getting a shot? If so, here’s a study that may help ease the pain of your next injection. Researchers in Germany looked at the ways a group of volunteers responded to painful and non-painful sensations. The participants were asked to watch video clips of a hand being pricked by a needle, touched […]

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Local independent music festival “Sekoitus 2012″ will be starting tonight for two nights of music Friday and Saturday night in downtown Marquette. For both days, music goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Marquette Commons and at 10 p.m. bands will be starting up at Upfront & Company for the rest of the […]

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Today’s Answer: Dante’s Peak 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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Adjective: Nebulous  (NEB-yuh-luhs) Definition: Unclear, hazy, vague, ambiguous. Sample sentence: His answer to the question was nebulous, and it was obvious he didn’t want to answer it directly.

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Is email stressing us out? Maybe so, according to a new study that looked at how temporarily giving up email affected a group of office workers. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, and the U.S. Army used heart rate monitors and software sensors to study computer-using office workers, some of whom did without email […]

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