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Today’s Answer: The Bourne Identity Winner: Kim Today’s winner is Kim! 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: Lookism (LOOK-iz-um) Definition: Prejudice or discrimination based on physical appearance and especially physical appearance believed to fall short of societal notions of beauty. Sample sentence: As a teacher, Kim’s response to recent studies showing that attractive students receive better grades was to try to be vigilant against her own possible lookism.

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New evidence suggests that eating as little as two servings of blueberries, raspberries, strawberries or apples per month can lower the risk of Parkinson’s disease by 25 percent compared with eating these fruits less than once a month. The recent report also found that men whose diets were rich in flavonoids, the protective compounds found […]

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A Battle Of The Bands featuring high school musicians hosted by the Peter White Public Library Teen Advisory Board will be tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Community Room of the PWPL. Seven groups will be playing, including The Fingerprints, Goldmine Girls, The Grimms, Middle of Nowhere, Pink O’Herod, Stitch the Wounds, and […]

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Today’s Answer: Jaws Winner: Reggie Today’s winner is Reggie! 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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Noun: Space Cadet (SPAYSS-kuh-DET) Definition: A flaky, lightheaded, or forgetful person. Sample sentence: A well-worded e-mail that recaps your main points can remind your colleagues that, however much you flubbed your presentation in the meeting, you’re not really such a space cadet.

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Here’s another good reason to eat plenty of fresh fruit. A new investigation from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that eating lots of blueberries and apples appears to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers examined the diets of some 200,000 men and women who were enrolled in three ongoing studies of […]

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Today’s Answer: Casino Royale 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: Fugacious (fyoo-GAY-shus) Definition: Lasting a short time: evanescent Sample sentence: The rock band’s rise in popularity turned out to be fugacious, and within two years its members had moved on to other careers.

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Complementing standard medical care for chronic sinusitis with acupuncture, acupressure and dietary changes seemed to help a small group of patients who weren’t improving with the treatment they had been getting, according to researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles. Only 11 patients took part in the study. While they continued with their […]

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