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Verb:  Affront  (uh-FRUNT) Definition: 1. To insult especially to the face by behavior or language. 2. To cause offense to. 3. To face in defiance: confront. 4. To appear directly before. Sample  sentence: No matter what the event, we hated to invite Bob because he would always affront us with his rude behavior and seeming […]

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Noun: Wiseacre  (WYZE-ay-ker) Definition: One who pretends to knowledge or cleverness; especially  a smart aleck. Sample sentence: A wiseacre in the audience began heckling the young comedian after his first couple of jokes fell flat.

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Popcorn’s reputation as a healthy snack got a big boost recently. Researchers at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania found that this favorite movie snack has more polyphenols (a class of  antioxidants than many fruits and vegetables. They reported that, on average, a serving of popcorn gives you up to 300 mg of polyphenols compared […]

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I had heard about a band called Eldorado that was going to be playing Upfront & Company last night.  So out of curiosity I went to check them out and it was really awesome.  If you like some hard rock mixed with bluesy instrumentals you’ll definitely like them.   If Spain has more bands like this […]

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Today’s Answer: Spaceballs Winner: Sarah Today’s winner is Sarah! 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: Mettlesome  (MET-ul-sum) Definition:  Full of vigor and stamina: spirited Sample sentence: The mettlesome bronco kicked and bucked, but the rider kept her balance and rode her out.

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Healthy snacking doesn’t mean depriving your taste buds. Try these palate-pleasing snack ideas that are healthful and delicious – and won’t wreak havoc on your weight goals: Seasonal fruit with good-quality yogurt and freshly ground flaxseed Popped Corn. It provides a good amount of fiber and is low in calories. Avoid the added chemicals in […]

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I’ve always been a big hockey fan, I used to play the sport until my senior of high school (where I gave it up, appropriately, to keep playing music!) but I still strapped on the pads here and there and kept tabs on the on-goings of the sport. The summer means a few things for […]

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Today’s Answer: The Breakfast Club Winner: Will Today’s winner is Will! 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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