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Verb: Kedge  (KEJ) Definition:  To move a ship by means of a line attached to a small anchor dropped at the distance and in the direction desired. Sample sentence:  To get closer to shore, the sailors needed to kedge the ship.  

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After I get out of work on Monday, my usual Monday night is spent out Ishpeming at an old friend’s house as we play games and listen to music hanging out.  This will last until about 5 a.m., which can sound a bit crazy but because I work afternoons it’s not THE worst thing in […]

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Today’s Answer: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Winner: Dessa Today’s winner is Dessa! 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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Women: if you’re overweight or obese, shedding just 10 percent of your weight might reduce your overall cancer risk. The goal is to lower levels of inflammation in the body, and for some women losing even five percent might do the trick. Inflammation has been linked to heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases, and […]

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Adjective: Wifty  (WIF-tee) Definition: Eccentrically silly, giddy, or inane: ditzy Sample sentence:  The American Idol judges only have to lounge around, and make some  wifty comment about the performance.

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Tomorrow Summer Cinema will show the movie “Hugo” tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. The movie is directed by Martin Scorsese and is based on the novel by Brian Selznick.  It runs for 127 minutes and is rated PG. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship […]

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Today’s Answer: Napoleon Dynamite Winner: Kevin Today’s winner is Kevin!  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: 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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