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Today’s Answer: Inception Winner: Anna Today’s winner is Anna!  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: Recalcitrant (rih-KAL-suh-trunt) Definition: 1. Obstinately defiant of authority or restraint. 2. Difficult to manage or operate, not responsive to treatment: resistant. Sample sentence: Anna’s doctor ordered a week of complete bed rest, but, ever recalcitrant when it comes to doctors’ orders, she was up and baking a cake after two days.

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Here’s a headline that could add up to new respect for fruits and vegetables: researchers in Scotland have found that the more fresh produce you eat, the healthier – and better – your skin looks and the more you’re perceived as attractive. The investigators from the University of St. Andrews looked at skin changes associated […]

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Auditions for the Lake Superior Youth Theatre summer production of “The Mouse That Roared” today and tomorrow from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Graveraet School on the third floor. There is no feed to audition but there is a fee to participate.  Scholarships are available from the The LG Kaufman Foundation and Marquette County […]

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Today’s Answer: Die Hard Winner: Dakota Today’s winner is Dakota!  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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Verb: Skulk (SKULK) Definition: 1. To move in a stealthy or furtive manner. 2. To hide or conceal something or oneself, often out of cowardice or fear, or with sinister intent. Sample sentence: The handsome gray bird would usually skulk around in the bushes every morning, waiting for me to fill the feeder.

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If your car has heated seats, you may have noticed an occasional rash on the back of your legs. That’s “toasted skin syndrome,” a new condition reported in the February 2012 issue of the Archives of Dermatology. The rash, known medically as erythema ab igne (EAI), indicates that you’ve been exposed to heat but haven’t […]

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The first ever Boat Swap will be taking place Saturday at the Berry Events Center east parking lot in Marquette. The drop off starts around 8 a.m. Registration is $10 and the event is being offered by Superior Watershed Partnership and Land Trust.  If you need more information or want to register you can visit […]

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Today’s Answer: The Quick and The Dead Winner: Rick Today’s winner is Rick!  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: Pacify (PASS-uh-fye) Definition: 1. To allay the anger or agitation of: soothe 2. To restore to a tranquil state; settle. Also, to reduce to a submissive state: subdue. Sample sentence: Aunt Mabel claimed she had the magic touch to pacify a cranky baby, and indeed, as soon as she picked up her infant nephew […]

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