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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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Today is the opening for the season of the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum in Ishpeming at 501 W. Euclid Street.  The museum’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday though Saturday in a nominal fee for admission. New in the museum this season is a gold mining display that shows different types of […]

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Today’s Answer: Crazy Stupid Love Winner: Lisa Today’s winner is Lisa! 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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While we know how diet affects the heart, here’s some good news for women: a study of the eating habits of more than 20,000 residents of the city of Malmo, in Sweden, found that women whose diets were high in fiber had almost 25 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than women whose diets were […]

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Noun: Verjuice (ver-JOOSS) Definition: The sour juice of crab apples or of unripe fruit; also, an acid liquor made from verjuice. Sample sentence: Winter oregano makes a superb salad green, used lavishly with black olives, thinly sliced red onions, soaked in ice water for an hour if you want to remove some pungency, and dressed […]

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Today’s Answer: Stripes Winner: Wendy Today’s winner is Wendy! 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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Tomorrow the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s 13th Annual Golf Outing will be held starting tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Heritage Golf Course in Marquette. The event’s format is a five-person a five person scramble.  You can register online as an individual for $115 or as a team of five for $550.  The fee inlcudes, […]

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The health benefits of cruciferous vegetables – broccoli, cauliflower, green cabbage, kale and collard greens – are well known: these foods are rich in phytonutrients, which help protect against both cancer and heart disease. Population studies have shown that people who eat a lot of broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables tend to have lower rates […]

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Noun: Penchant (PEN-chuhnt) Definition: A liking or strong inclination for something. Sample sentence: My dog has a penchant for chasing cats.

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Major Discount is live right here on Sunny 101.9 WKQS at the One Day Outdoor Produce Sale today from 11am to 1pm! The Major will be giving interviews and details on the great details at Marquette’s Tadych’s Econo Foods!  It’s only right here on Marquette County’s Very Own Sunny 101.9 WKQS      

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