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Adjective:   Exigent    (EK-suh-junt) Definition: 1. Requiring immediate aid or action. 2. Requiring or calling for much: demanding. Sample sentence: The computer technician complained that customers’ requests were becoming increasingly exigent, bordering on unreasonable.

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Two new studies have zeroed in on lifestyle strategies for dealing with hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms. The first, from Finland, found that women who exercised regularly complained less about their symptoms than a comparable group of women who didn’t exercise. The researchers randomly assigned 74 women aged 45 to 63 who were experiencing […]

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Tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Presque Isle Bandshell, the City of Marquette City Band will be performing “All That Jazz.” Steve Grugin is the director of band, for more information you can visit their website.  

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Today’s Answer: Transformers Winner: Gina Today’s winner is Gina! 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: Sequestration  (see-kwah-STRAY-shun) Definition: 1. The act of sequestering, as with a jury. 2. A legal writ authorizing a sheriff or commissioner to take into custody the property of a defendant who is in contempt until the orders of a court are complied with. 3. A deposit whereby a neutral depositary agrees to hold property […]

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If you don’t go overboard, munching on nuts daily can help lower your risks of developing metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The latest on the health benefits of eating these traditional snack foods comes from a comparison of people who ate nuts versus those who didn’t. Researchers from the Louisiana State University […]

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Starting tonight the Negaunee City Band will be beginning it’s free concert series at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center in downtown Negaunee at the east end of Iron Street. The series will run every Wednesday through August 8th.  The week of the Fourth of July the concert will be on Thursday, July 5th.

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Today’s Answer: Groundhog Day Winner: Mike Today’s winner is Mike! 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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Adjective: Benevolent (buh-NEV-uh-lunt) Definition: 1. Marked by or disposed to doing good; also, organized for the purpose of doing good. 2. Marked by or suggestive of goodwill. Sample sentence: Jody’s grandmother was a benevolent lady who enjoyed performing random acts of kindness for both her family and strangers.

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New research suggests that a tincture made of thyme can outperform prescription creams at treating acne. Results presented at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Dublin in March 2012 show that the thyme preparation is highly effective and fast-acting in killing the bacteria that cause acne. Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University in the […]

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