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Adjective: Gregarious (grih-GAIR-ee-us) Definition: 1. Tending to associatte with others of one kind; also, marked by or indicating liking for companionship. 2. Growing in a cluster or colony; also, living in contiguous nests but not forming a true colony – used especially of wasps and bees. Sample sentence: My traveling companion is a gregarious soul […]

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Sitting at a desk all day is part of the problem – too many office workers get no on-the-job exercise. Also to blame are the lack of workplace facilities to store and eat food, the absence of on-site gyms, work related stress and overtime. These conclusions came from a study of obesity and workplace conditions […]

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Tonight a free concert will be taking place in the Reynolds Recital Hall at 8 p.m featuring guitarist Dave Ziegner and vocalist Kirsten Gustafson that will open the 16th Annual Northern Michigan University Jazz Festival. The concert is sponsored by the NMU Music Department, NMU College of Arts and Sciences, and the NMU Friends of […]

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Today’s Answer: Shawshank Redemption Winner:Tim Today’s winner is Tim!  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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Verb: Bedizen (bih-DYE-zun) Definition: To dress or adorn gaudily. Sample sentence: The children had a lot of fun digging in the old trunk and having the chance to bedizen themselves with the fancy dresses, jewelry and scarves.

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Rest is as important as physical activity for general health. Identify periods during the day when you can be passive, without stimulation, doing nothing, and make time for them. Consider the following when planning rest into your schedule: 1. Try to get into the habit of napping: ten to twenty minutes in the afternoon, preferably […]

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Russ Magnaghi will be the keynote speaker tonight at The Marquette County Genealogical Society meeting at 6:45p.m. tonight in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library. For any more information you can call on the phone Michael LaTulip at 250-8260.  

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Today’s Answer: Toy Story Winner: Martin Today’s winner is Martin!  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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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Michael Franti & Spearhead “The Sound Of Sunshine” Michael Franti & Spearhead “The Sound Of Sunshine” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “The Sound Of Sunshine” is a new song from Michael Franti & Spearhead and can be heard today on […]

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Part of the cruciferous vegetable group, cauliflower is a refrigerator must-have. It is rich in antioxidants, notably indole-3-carbinol (I-3-C), which research indicates may help protect against cancers and heart disease. It’s also inexpensive; a good source of vitamins C and K, fiber and folic acid; low in calories and versatile. Eat it raw, steamed, baked, […]

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