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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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Tonight at 7 p.m. the film “Anima Mundi” will be shown in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library by the Transition Marquette film series, Feeding Marquette in a Future Without Oil. The screening is free to attend, for more information you can call 226-4323.

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Today’s Answer: Aladdin Winner: Dale Today’s winner is Dale! 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: Accoutrement (uh-KOO-ter-munt) Definition: 1. Equipment, trappings; specifically, a soldier’s outfit usually not including clothes and weapons — usually used in plural 2. An accessory item of clothing or equipment — usually used in plural 3. An identifying and often superficial characteristic or device — usually used in plural Sample sentence: She was decked out […]

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One of the reasons overweight people aren’t so crazy about exercising is that their added padding helps raise body temperature making them hot, sweaty and tired. A new report suggests that holding something cool – even a cold water bottle will do – can help keep internal temperature from rising, allowing for a longer, more […]

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Tonight at 7 p.m.  a screening of “Rory Gallagher: Live at Montreux” will be presented by The Bluesday Tuesday series in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. The event is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. There is no admission charge to […]

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Today’s Answer: Casablanca Winner: Megan Today’s winner is Megan! 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: Minim (MIN-im) Definition: 1. A musical half note 2. Something very minute 3. A unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/60 fluid dram Sample sentence: The nurse had to be very careful to measure out only one mimim of the powerful medicine.

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Actress Katherine Hepburn credited her famously slim build to “a lifetime of chocolate,” and now a new investigation from California suggests that eating chocolate is “calorie neutral” and doesn’t cause weight gain. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego set out to test the hypothesis that eating small amounts of chocolate on a regular […]

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